Scot Blythe

Scot Blythe

Tracking Errors

Editor/Writer, Financial Services and Public Policy I've been covering the investment industry for more than a decade, first as associate editor at Global Stratagems then as investments editor at, editor of CanHedge and finally editor of Advisor's Edge Report. I have also contributed articles on alternative investments to Benefits Canada, Canadian Investment Review, and Report on Business magazine.

Public Pension Plans as Fraudsters?

First New Jersey, now California.

Putting Out the Government Put

The impact of public guarantees on bank risk taking.

Ethics in Fast Times

High frequency traders speed past regulators.

Currency As a Source of Return?

Electronic trading boosts growth in FX market.

Is QE2 A Big Bust?

No inflation, but no rate reduction either.

No Such Thing as a Random Walk

As soon as two active players are involved, we can no longer ignore behavioral uncertainty.

How Correlated Are Equity Markets?

ETFs could be moving markets to lock-step but opinions are divided.

Coming Soon: The Buyout Sweet Spot

Families cashing out could give venture cap a boost.

Spain’s Next

Too big to fail; too big to bail.

Gaming the Index

CRSP sets out a benchmark against front-running.

Contex Group