Socially responsible investing is now one of the fastest growing components of Wall Street, with yields in some cases said to rival non-SRI investments.
Last year was a difficult year for the hedge fund industry, with returns down 6.4 percent, but the drop hasn’t stopped experienced professionals from moving away from big investment banks to set up their own firms.
With interest rates on savings accounts at record lows and uncertain returns in the stock market, investing in technology start-ups has become increasingly appealing.
With around 140 countries considered frontier markets—regions trading at a 25 percent discount to more popular emerging ones—CNBC explores the best opportunities for prospective investors.
With a little know-how and a little more cash, investing in fine art and maps could keep your money safe during uncertain times.
Fine whisky has been part of Scotland’s heritage for more 500 years, but it is only recently that the investment opportunities for its most famous export have become clear.
The second in a series of special investors clinics for CNBC's alternative investment program, Michel Kappen answers your questions on the whisky investment market
If you thought cannabis investment was only a teenage pastime, think again. Hemp and medicinal cannabis are both tried and tested money-making industries, and both are growing at a fast pace.
World-class investing gurus such as commodities kingpin Jim Rogers and hedge fund-luminary George Soros have been fueling demand, repeatedly citing rising demand and shrinking supply.
When buying a boat, there is but one fundamental principle to follow, according to those who already have some cash moored somewhere nice: enjoy it.
Each year, SuperYachts.com compiles a list of the largest yachts currently on the water. Which rank as the largest in 2010? Find out!
Investors who care about the environment or believe it’s just a matter of time before the nation’s lawmakers begin to address climate change, have a growing number of green investment options.
Forget the high fees. Given the explosion of ETFs and other financial products, it's possible to create a low-budget, limited hedge fund, providing an alternative to your traditional porfolio mix.
Timber prices have fallen back to earth, but they outperformed the S&P 500 in a ten-year period, ending in 2007. The easiest way to participate in the growth of trees, sale of wood products and the appreciation of forest land is through a timber real estate investment trust.
A look at the luxurious world of Persian premium carpets - how to invest in and protect these fine-woven rugs.
Many companies have adopted sustainable practices and technology, realizing that consumers prefer doing business with environmentally responsible companies.
It’s no secret that the global economy is in trouble, so if you’re bored of the world of stocks and bonds and feel the tedium of a slowing market, the time may have come to explore whole new world of investment: space travel.