Proprietary Trading Firms

Comprehensive listing of the top proprietary trading firms both in the US and abroad. We cover everything from the largest firms to boutique trading houses.

Lessons Every Trader Needs to Learn From MF Global

Experience is always the best teacher, but it’s also the most expensive. There are a couple of very important trading lessons to learn from the collapse of MF Global that we can learn at the expense of others.

Decoding the Derivative Dilemma

Derivatives have grown from a relatively small market thirty years ago to the 800-pound financial gorilla in the world today. At over $600 trillion in notional value, it’s nearly ten-times the size of total annual world economic output.

Michael Price of MFP Investors Inc.

Michael F. Price was born in 1953 in New York. He graduated in 1973 from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. Price has become one of America’s most successful value investors.

Mario Gabelli, CFA of GAMCO Investors Inc.

Mario Joseph Gabelli is the chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors Inc.( Gabelli Asset Management Company Investors), a $30 billion dollar global investment firm headquartered in Rye, New York.

Bill Ackman Profile

William Albert Ackman more commonly known as Bill Ackman (born 11 May 1966, New York) is the founder and CEO of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP. Ackman was raised in Chappaqua, NY.

What Constitutes Insider Trading?

Insider trading is a term most of have heard but know little about. Lately anytime you turn on CNBC or Bloomberg there seems to be a new insider trading case brewing. In this article, we are going to take a look at what exactly constitutes insider trading as well as when it is actually legal.

Profiles: Kenneth C. Griffin

Kenneth C. Griffin is one of world’s top ranked hedge fund managers. He is the founder and CEO of Citadel, a Chicago based investment firm. Citadel is ranked amongst the largest and most successful hedge funds in the world with approximately $20 billion of assets under management.

Eddie Lampert Profile

Not even the first Wall Street investment manager to make more than $1 billion in a year could hope to challenge Wal Mart and come out on top.