In particular, IG said it has identified a potential opportunity to participate in the leveraged securities
market for retail clients in Hong Kong.
The government has said that it would set up a statistics platform that would measure all financial activity from leveraged securities
investment to local government borrowing.
Before the acquisition was publicly announced, Canas not only bought Potash contracts-for-difference-highly leveraged securities
not traded in the U.S.
of significant leveraged securities
positions, although this risk is
The Tax Court held that a leveraged securities
agreement was not a securities lending arrangement under IRC [section] 1058 since its economic substance indicated the taxpayers' opportunity for gain had been reduced.
Hedge funds differ from mutual funds in many ways: They can buy a wider variety of securities; they are restricted to fewer investors; they can try to produce a gain irrespective of whether stock and bond markets are rising or falling; they have not been subject to strict SEC regulations and disclosure requirements (except for the new "funds of funds" discussed in the text of the article); they tend to concentrate their portfolios in fewer investments; they have more leeway to "time" the market; they cannot advertise; they can limit the number of contributions and withdrawals; their compensation method is based on incentive and management fees that usually are much higher than those for mutual funds; and they can invest in long, short and leveraged securities