You may have heard the term ethical investing, but what exactly does it mean? The answer is found in the standards and practices of individuals who use their ethical and moral compass when purchasing securities. This does depend on the view of the investor, their belief system, and what they consider to be ethical practices when making decisions about which securities to acquire.

Sustainable Investing has not come about because Greenpeace or other organizations are demanding greater action for the greater good. It's actually about greater greed, which gives us an opportunity for investors to think about where a company's greater greed intersects with the greater good.

A Quant fund is a hedge fund that uses statistical techniques, mathematical modeling, and automated algorithms, rather than fundamental analysis and human judgment, to make investment decisions and execute trades. Much has been written about Quant funds over the past few years and far from being complex the methodology behind a Quant fund is relatively straightforward.

Hedge funds are investment firms that use complex strategies and other forms of hedge fund management to generate returns for their investors. They are different from traditional investment funds that invest in stocks and bonds, and they are less regulated and much more opaque. This opaqueness is by design because many Hedge Funds are based offshore for tax and secrecy purposes.