Creating an Investment Landscape for Shariah Compliant Asset Managers

Creating an Investment Landscape for Shariah Compliant Asset Managers

Shariah Compliance is ideal for those Asset Managers who are looking to attract Capital from a Global Community who believes in long-term growth The Islamic community has been largely considering investing in financial products that comply with the Shariah law and has been on the lookout for Asset Managers that can put together ideal financial tools that would permit them to … [Read more...]

The Ideal Derivatives Alternative – a Look at Gold as Collateral

The Ideal Derivatives Alternative – a Look at Gold as Collateral

The current notional value for Derivatives stands at $1.5 Quadrillion Dollars. And, it's literally a time bomb waiting to take off. One thing is for certain, and that is the fact that there is no legislation that protects the totality of this magnitude regarding how unregulated the derivatives markets are. With that being said, hedge funds, who were regular purchasers of … [Read more...]

Gold on a Steady Rise as Trump’s Policies Turn to Reality

Gold on a Steady Rise as Trump’s Policies Turn to Reality

Since the first few days at the white house, president Trump has signed off on a few executive orders that broke major confidence towards the markets. A part of this has caused Gold futures to rise as being seen as the biggest monthly gain since June of 2016. Evidently, the dollar took a nose dive as the other key currencies stood stable, especially the Euro. And, US stocks … [Read more...]

Gold Investments at 4-year High Indicating a Strong Start of 2017

Gold Investments at 4-year High Indicating a Strong Start of 2017

With a bright start in 2017, Gold has remained above par for western households. Thanks to a 4-year high since 2012, gold is now sitting at $1,171.73 (cost based on January 6th of 2017 @ 8:26 PM EST). Is this an indication that the gold prices are expected to raise throughout the year? Over the course of 2016, gold has gained 9.1%. This indicated the first gain since the year … [Read more...]

Mexican Peso Takes a Deep Dive Post Election Results

Mexican Peso Takes a Deep Dive Post Election Results

It's definitely not a good day for currency investors who held a position in hopes that the Mexican Peso could still rise. The outcome of the elections has caused pandemonium in the global markets, particularly for those across south of the border. How much damage was caused? Time.com stated the following; Mexico’s peso sank sharply on Thursday in its biggest two-day … [Read more...]

Meet Acorns – The Trendiest Micro-Investing App

Meet Acorns – The Trendiest Micro-Investing App

What is Acorns? Have you heard of Micro-investing? Essentially, it simply means investing very little amounts at a time into whichever feasible vehicles you desire. Looking back at when eToro launched in 2006 in Tel Aviv by Yoni Assia and Ronen Assia who are brothers together with David Ring, you can grasp an idea of what micro-investing really boils down to. A … [Read more...]

Islamic Capital and Investing by Way of the Shariah Law

Islamic Capital and Investing by Way of the Shariah Law

With well over $11 Trillion in the market place sitting around waiting to be invested, Islamic institutions and funds are looking for a way in which they can invest through appropriate vehicles that prevail in the aspects of the Shariah Law. For centuries, the Islamic system of investing has always been asset, value, and commodity based. Countries such as United Arab … [Read more...]

5 Due Diligence Tips Before Investing

5 Due Diligence Tips Before Investing

When it comes to investing, we all want to make great yields. The thought of investing in new innovative ideas, or just placing money into existing platforms that look lucrative may excite us. Who doesn't want to make real money right? Especially when we look at the current global landscape, we realize how everything has become so convenient regarding ease and accessibility. … [Read more...]

3 Great Alternative Investments compared to Real Estate and the Stock Markets

3 Great Alternative Investments compared to Real Estate and the Stock Markets

Everything has gone from bad to worst in the most unexpected ways possible, especially in the areas of Real Estate and the current Stock Markets. Thanks to the Brexit situation, things seem discouraging now even more than ever. In a time of such turmoil and economic chaos, investors are actively studying alternatives that would best define their long-term objectives. The … [Read more...]

Are Gold Backed Bonds the Safest Corporate Debt Obligations to Invest In?

Are Gold Backed Bonds the Safest Corporate Debt Obligations to Invest In?

Due to recent events, particularly the Brexit vote, corporate bonds have been taking a hit in the markets, and it does not seem as though it will slow down anytime soon. Since the referendum, junk bonds, European stocks, and currencies have been drastically shaken. In addition to that, no new issuers have come forward to the market as it's been completely shut. Due to such … [Read more...]

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