Collared Income

Most investors wish to earn above average investment returns.

Most investors take on way too much risk.

Most investors face the very real possibility of catastrophic losses.

The Solution:

Inspire Capital’s “Collared Income” strategy. We have designed an investment strategy to greatly limit risk in any market environment while maintaining the potential for consistent, above average returns. We actively manage this strategy for select clients. (more…)

Concentrated Equity

An employee stock option program can be a great thing,

if your highly concentrated stock portfolio does well.

If not… You face the very real possibility of catastrophic losses.

The Solution:

Inspire Capital’s “Collar” strategy. We have designed a tax advantaged, investment strategy to greatly limit the risk inherent in a concentrated equity portfolio. We actively manage this strategy for select clients. (more…)

Hedge Fund “Sell Out”

Historically, the month of September tends to be the worst month of the year for investing. Here’s why:

Hedge Funds are largely compensated based upon their investment returns. If a hedge fund is having a good year and showing a nice profit. The hedge fund manager may decide to lock in their gains before year end. This way they know that they will receive a nice bonus check at year end. Basically, they just sell out everything and sit out the rest of the year. (more…)