Archive for February 21, 2007

Stock Research – Hedge Fund Fraud Leads to $160 Million Bear Stearns Settlement

It was announced recently that a Federal Bankruptcy court judge ordered Bear Stearns, one of America’s top tier trading firms to pay $160 million to investors who lost money with a hedge fund that cleared through Bear Stearns. While doing stock research on publicly traded brokerage corporations, we came across the settlement. This spurred us on to thinking, what does this mean for the everyday investor, and what does it mean for stock research in general. Here’s the real story.


Capital One Secured Credit Cards: Why Are They So Attractive?

Capital One secured credit cards have broken the mold when it comes to secured credit cards. Instead of ridiculous processing charges and annual fees, Capital One secured credit cards offer credit-bruised consumers with extremely reasonable interest rates and perks that other secured credit cards wouldn’t ever think of offering.


Is It Possible To Insure An HYIP Investment

As everyone knows, HYIP investments are risky. To the uninformed its the equivalent of throwing a pound in a wishing well, and expecting 2 or 3 to splash back out. In truth, despite the mass of information on the Internet, there simply isn’t a definitive yes/now answer for the inexperienced. Some time ago, I theorised that it would be possible to insure investments against scams. Although by some the idea was ridiculed, I was and still am convinced that the concept is good. Read on, and I will explain all the pros’s and cons, you’re free do decide yourself the merits of the service.