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The Volcker rule and its abolition

SEC: The Commission on securities and stock exchanges of the USA voted for the repeal of the ban on advertising by hedge funds

Last week, the SEC joined the regulators in the desire to revise the Volcker rule, what had long been dreaming of commercial banks.

On Tuesday, 5 Jun, The Commission on securities and stock exchanges of the USA became the fifth of the five agencies, after the fed, Commission on regulation of activities of commercial banks, Federal Corporation on insurance of contributions and the Commission on urgent exchange trade, in agreeing to possible amendments to the Volcker rule from 2013 year, prohibiting commercial banks to carry out transactions of sale and purchase in investments of people and organizations to retrieve their own profits.

The rule became part of the Dodd — Frank 2010 years and was introduced because of the rhetoric of former fed Chairman Paul Volcker about, increases in the speculative activity of commercial banks in financial instruments with high risk was a key catalyst of the financial crisis 2008 year.

In response to the possible consent of the SEC for reconsideration, major news agencies, like the New York Times and CNBC, called the changes "extensive", while a U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren reacted even more sharply. Referring to the many former investment bankers Goldman Sachs, which was or is part of an administration trump, including the current Finance Minister Steven Mnuchin, Warren called it a "patronage" by "former friends" who are willing to repeal the rule, which protects taxpayers from another crisis.



Manual: how to pay taxes trader (3-Personal income tax Declaration)


If you are actively trading, you have a lot of transactions. If you trade correctly, you get profit. So should this profit to pay tax. When working through a Russian broker, you to do nothing (as a tax agent it will pay for you). But when working through a foreign broker the alignment of a.



Brainstorming. Why hedge funds are earning more than others

Hedge fund
The biggest myth about hedge funds States, it "black boxes" — closed and non-transparent, and none of the clients don't understand, where their funds are invested. How to actually work in hedge funds and why they provide a high yield?

The first hedge Fund appeared in 1949 year. At that time its functions were limited to the hedging of the stock portfolio position to decrease, hence the name. This tactic allowed the successful funds to demonstrate indicators, ten times ahead of the market. To date, the industry has evolved greatly — much stronger, than industry as a whole. All the technological innovations in the field of investment originates in hedge funds.



What you live traders

Muscovite, trading in the securities market, told, as he earns and what to spend your high income

The Village continues to investigate, how to earn and spend people of different professions. In the new issue of their income and expenditures of the said commodities trader. On the securities market is composed of different participants: stock exchange, trading system, banks, brokerage and dealer companies, analytical Agency, as well as private traders. Profession last surrounded by romantic myths: they are supported by advertising services for securities and training courses, promising huge profits with minimal effort. We learned from a private trader from Moscow, whether this area is so easy to earn, why he does not consider the word "speculator" is offensive and how to spend your income.



How high frequency trading changed the position on world markets: 4 the conclusion of analysts of Credit Suisse

In the spring 2017 year articles published report about "the real role of HFT trading in the modern financial market ecosystem". The document says that, how high frequency trading has changed the situation on world markets we have chosen five main findings of the study.

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