The Derivative Project

Mutual Funds and Derivatives

Liquid Alts, Wall Street and Media Frenzies that Drive Retirement Investor Behaviors

Liquid Alts, Wall Street and Media Frenzies that Drive Retirement Investor Behaviors

The Media Frenzied Push for a “Passive Revolution”. The ink is hardly dry on the media frenzy that has created the “passive revolution”, where it is necessary to throw the baby out with the bath water and ignore the top performing, low fee active funds that have been generating alpha…

Washington Post Op-Ed – Are Democrats Moving Away From Wall Street?

Here is a most interesting Op-Ed from the Washington Post today, Fed Up With Wall Street, the Democrats Look to the Left.  As writer, Harold Meyerson states:   “The revolt against Summers was less about his positions on today‚Äôs economic issues than his adamant opposition to regulating derivatives during his tenure…

Wall Street’s “Investor Advocate” Misrepresents Money Market Reform

The issue of money market reform is a crucial issue for our nation’s financial system.  The problem is now exacerbated by articles by Wall Street, presenting information that is not factual and distorting the issues to benefit the securities industry.  This is no more evident than this shocking “Commentary” published…