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All Articles by Judy Radler Cohen

Judy Radler Cohen

About Judy Radler Cohen

Judy Radler Cohen is a financial editor and investigative reporter. Since 2007, she has worked with business publications and websites, including Global Finance magazine, and Judy spent over a decade as editor of Mergers & Acquisitions Report where she managed weekly production, generated story ideas about all facets of capital markets and investigated/wrote articles on the FASB, SEC, DOJ and FTC. She also contributed to various Thomson publications including Buyouts. Judy has appeared as an expert guest on CNBC Power Lunch with Bill Griffeth, CNBC Morning Call, Neil Cavuto’s broadcast on Fox News Channel, and CNBC Squawk Box. She earned a B.A. from Barnard College and an M.A. from Queens College, CUNY.

A Brief History of Venture Capital

A Brief History of Venture Capital

The term “venture capital” is typically associated with high-risk, high-growth potential start-ups that may sink or soar depending on a number of external factors. Any investment in a start-up, however, can be called a venture capital investment, though a common hallmark of venture capital investors is that with their investment they obtain some level of influence over the company in which they invest.

Selecting Advisors

What Investors Need to Know When Selecting Advisors

Without experience or a significant amount of time spent studying how various investment vehicles work, chances are you, the average accredited investor, will need to locate a financial advisor who can help direct and manage your investment.

Hedge Funds: A Brief History

A hedge fund can invest in almost any opportunity, in any market, where it foresees potential profits at low risk. While hedge fund strategies vary enormously, most hedge against market downturns and, indeed, the primary purpose of most hedge funds is to reduce volatility and risk while attempting to preserve capital and deliver positive returns under all market conditions.

A Brief History of Private Equity

A Brief History of Private Equity

Private Equity is, in the most simplistic terms, equity held in a private business. PE firms are run by general partners (also referred to as called sponsors), who invest money raised from investors who work together for a limited amount of time and thus are called “limited partners”.