How the rich got richer with their 2017 investments – Seattle Times

The rich are, predictably, getting richer. Both the number of people with investable assets of at least $1 million in U.S. dollars and the total wealth that represents are expanding around the globe, according to World Wealth Report 2017 from Capgemini. By 2025, the consulting- and technology-services company predicts, assets held by high-net-worth investors will exceed $100 trillion, up from $63.5 trillion …

Whither Public Equity Markets? – Seeking Alpha

Call it the 18th Century Version 2.0. Prior to the Buttonwood Agreement of 1792, which launched the New York Stock & Exchange Board (which later became the NYSE) to organize the trading of a handful of government bonds and bank shares, essentially all businesses were privately owned. Yet the appeal of readily tradable ownership, which …

Minorities, Americans without college degrees showed greatest gains in wealth – The Keene Sentinel

WASHINGTON — Americans who were left behind as the country pulled out of the Great Recession — African-Americans, Hispanics and people without college degrees — saw large gains in net worth over the last three years, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday. But the improvements did not make up for deepening economic inequality: The share of …

Need to diversify? Create wealth by investing into Alternative Investment Funds – Moneycontrol.com

Sep 30, 2017 12:22 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com In the process of evaluation of one’s financial goals, the requirement of liquidity at intervals and the ability to absorb the risk (drawdowns) in achieving the same is necessary. Vaibhav Sanghavi Avendus Capital It was a path-breaking evolution for investors and fund management industry when SEBI …