How to Create a Multiple Monitor Setup with 2 or More Displays

By | Office Best Practices, Office Space Design

For high-powered computer users – regardless of the industry – having multiple screens can help increase productivity and give you an edge on how you’re perceiving your projects. This is especially true for traders, dispatch,  and control room operators. Having multiple monitors is important because you can dedicate a full screen to multiple tasks. Often, people will display different parts of the same process on multiple screens to cut down on having to switch back and forth between screens. We’ve put together a quick guide on how to set up multiple screens on one computer. This includes the hardware you’ll…

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How to Organize an Office Move in Five Easy Steps

By | Office Space Design

Your office is getting ready to move. While this is generally a major event for any company, it often signifies some sort of major transformation happening with the organization – either growth or shrinking. It’s easy to understand why this is a stressful time for any office manager. Most people have had to move from one living situation to another, but in terms of offices most people have never had this kind of undertaking on their plate. That’s why we’ve put together five points of consideration for moving an office that we see in almost every case. The considerations –…

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The Most Promising FinTech Startups in NYC

By | Startups

The Financial Tech industry – FinTech for short – brings two of the most powerful elements of business together. While New York City has been a finance capital for decades, the emergence of FinTech startups have changed the game forever. But not all FinTech startups are created equal. To be a truly valuable investment, FinTech startups typically need to find novel ways to solve common problems. That’s why many of the successful startups offer services accessible to the general population. We’ve put together a list of the four most promising FinTech startups in NYC right now, with a quick explanation…

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2019 Office Design Trends

2019 Trends in Office Design & Furniture

By | Office Space Design

If you ask any office employee about the environment of their workplace, they’ll most likely have strong opinions. That’s because the place where we spend 40+ hours a week working can have a major impact on our mood, health, and well-being. It’s easy to imagine that going into an office awash in grey and sterile colors and furniture doesn’t do much for motivation and creativity. On the flip side, offices that are too all over the place can lend themselves to a lack of productivity and distraction, something that will assuredly cost any business’ bottom line in a major way….

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The Three Best Trading Courses in NYC

By | Trading

Stock trading is risky business. That means being armed with the best knowledge possible is crucial to your survival in the industry. While a degree in finance is certain to give you some kind of leg up, specialized training and experience boost your chances of success by orders of magnitude – that’s because these are most often taught by traders themselves. It’s important to understand that these schools offer a wide range of classes, from understanding bond dividends to highly math-intensive courses. Because the world of trading is so diverse, you would be doing yourself a favor by consulting a…

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Can I Claim Office Furniture On My Taxes?

By | Office Best Practices, Taxes

When building your office, every penny counts. All business owners know that one can claim expenses on their taxes, which help to boost net profits and lower your tax bill. The way this works is through tax deductions. Essentially, you take the price of a deductible expense from your gross profits – what happens is you are taxed on what is left over after deductions. The creation of your office opens up many opportunities for tax deductions. Many expenses that are required for the running and open of your business are deductible, such as rent, supplies, and more. Office furniture…

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The Five Best Conferences for Hedge Fund Managers

The Five Best Conferences for Hedge Fund Managers

By | Hedge Funds

As hedge fund management is an ever-changing world, it’s best to keep up on the latest trends from industry leaders. Conferences are one of the best opportunities to hear from leaders in the industry of hedge fund management about new emerging markets, opportunities to optimize your investor operations, and get insider information on the hottest opportunities for new growth. We’ve taken a look at some of the best hedge fund manager conferences in the country, starting in December and going into 2019. You’ll find there are many opportunities to get top-notch information about the industry, its future, and new developments…

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Furnishing a Hedge Fund – What You Need to Know

By | Hedge Funds

Hedge funds are a complex business. Aside from the analytical work that goes into running a successful hedge fund, it’s important to understand the way a hedge fund needs to carry itself to furnish it properly. Hedge funds generally have two identities—one that faces the clients and investors, and the other that houses the processes necessary to keep things running. How you want to present these two “identities” will determine how you will furnish the office of your fledgling hedge fund. We’ve broken down the two “identities” into several considerations so you can make sure you’re making the right choice…

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How to Run a Successful Hedge Fund: An Introduction

By | Hedge Funds

Hedge funds are a new economic entity that is making fortunes and creating despair left and right. An incredibly complex business, hedge fund investing is truly a gambling man’s game. The balance of risky and safe investments, personal convictions, and an eye for effective office design and staffing are just a few of the crucial factors to managing a hedge fund that will produce growth for your clients. We’ve taken a look at three factors that could boost your chance for successfully managing a hedge fund. While this is by no means an exhaustive guide, we believe it’s a great…

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How to Start a Hedge Fund, from Money to Office and More

By | Hedge Funds

The vast world of hedge fund investment is both lucrative and risky. Being both an example of American economy innovation and the subject of media vilification, there’s no mystery that creating and running a hedge fund is no easy task. While we are setting out to tell you how to start a hedge fund, the first step is initially understanding what a hedge fund is. At its core, a hedge fund is a partnership between investors and a fund manager. Some hedge funds are made up of thousands of investors with valuation in the billions, while other smaller hedge funds…

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