George Soros and Warren Buffett are two of the richest men in the world, but certain circumstances have helped Buffett come out on top.
In a recent interview, one expert worries that investors in one market sector – hedge funds – are increasingly moving into similar positions, which could lead to crowded trading. That could be a problem.
While private clients and institutions are adding to stocks, hedge funds are becoming net sellers, pitching the two groups against each other in a stock market tug-of-war, Brown says. What effect will the opposition between the two groups have on the market in the long run? Brown breaks down the Bank of America Merill Lynch's latest equity flow report.
A US intelligence report to the president on global trends to the year 2030 is generally upbeat. But like any futuristic study, its foresight needs hindsight in the reading.