Mike Kane

Mike is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hedgeable. He is the driving force behind Hedgeable’s mission to become the most revolutionary asset management platform of the 21st Century. He formerly worked at Spruce Private Investors, an outsourced Chief Investment Officer that has since been named the best wealth manager in the U.S. by Private Asset Management Magazine. At Spruce, Mike helped high profile clients, including wealthy families and charities, manage investments in public & private equities, fixed income, commodities, and real estate. Prior to Spruce, Mike was at Bridgewater Associates, a $150 Billion Asset Management Firm, regarded as one of most innovative asset managers in history, with clients that include major U.S. pension funds & corporations, and foreign governments.

In addition to his passion for democratizing investing, Mike enjoys writing, cinema, cooking, history, and college football. He is originally from Philadelphia and resides in New York City.

Disclosure: The content Market Realist publishes should not be construed as investment advice, nor do the opinions expressed necessarily reflect the views of Hedgeable.

More From Mike Kane

  • Financials

    The impact of inflated market cap on small-cap stocks

    The small-caps have been diverging from broad market indices like the S&P 500 (SPY) (IVV), the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DIA), and NASDAQ (QQQ) in 2014. An impending correction would negatively impact the stocks.

    By Mike Kane
  • Financials

    Reactions to and implications of the carbon tax repeal

    The prices of electricity and retail gas in Australia have increased over the years. According to the Australia Bureau of Statistics, from June, 2007, to December, 2012, average electricity prices increased by 70%.

    By Mike Kane
  • Financials

    Why the long-term prospects for the BRICS network are positive

    Because of its burgeoning autonomy, long-term prospects are positive for the BRICS network as well as the other emerging economies that will inevitably join it.

    By Mike Kane
  • Financials

    Why Saudi Arabia’s opening market could affect women’s rights

    This could spark social changes for Saudi Arabia, which has an abysmal record regarding issues like women’s rights. In the 2013 Gender Gap Report, published by the World Economic Forum, Saudi Arabia ranked 127 out of 136 countries studied.

    By Mike Kane
  • Basic Materials

    Must-know: Where’s the demand for Palladium coming from?

    According to Johnson Matthey, 65% of the total demand for palladium (PALL) comes from the automobile sector. As the worldwide demand for automobiles increases, the demand for palladium will also increase. Palladium has applications in other industries. For example, it has electrical, dental, and chemical uses. It’s also used to make jewelry.

    By Mike Kane
  • Basic Materials

    Retirement pick: Gold and the long-term investor

    There is often a debate among academics, financial gurus, asset managers, and advisors as to the place for non-traditional assets in a portfolio.

    By Mike Kane
  • Basic Materials

    Must-know: Is gold losing its shine?

    Gold (GLD) (IAU) has declined by almost 8% in the last 12 months. Gold usually does well when the equity markets (IVV) are troubled. Gold has an inverse relationship with the U.S. dollar (or UUP). When the U.S. dollar weakens, investors turn to gold for value storage.

    By Mike Kane
  • Financials

    BRICS are drifting away from US and European monetary structures

    The BRICS countries are slowly but surely drifting away from the 20th Century monetary and political structures setup by the U.S. and Europe, as characterized by Russia’s G8 membership being revoked in the wake of the events in Crimea.

    By Mike Kane
  • Financials

    Must-know: The BRICS alternative to the World Bank and IMF

    The Summit produced some strong results, not least of which is the formal establishment of the New Development Bank after more than a year of speculative talks.

    By Mike Kane
  • Financials

    Key highlight: The new BRICS Contingent Reserve Arrangement

    Another highlight of the Summit was the Contingent Reserve Arrangement – a reserve pool worth 100 billion USD to be set aside for liquidity measures and crisis protection – which will work in tandem with the NDB.

    By Mike Kane
  • Consumer

    Why Atlantic City bet big on casinos and lost

    Some blame it on outdated regulations. Some blame it on increased competition from neighboring states. Some blame it on poor or complacent management. But they all agree on one thing: Atlantic City’s casino market is crumbling.

    By Mike Kane
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