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Defining Benchmark Indices

Wilmington Trust |
Investment Management

Learn more about the differences in benchmark indices to best track your investment performance.When choosing an index as a benchmark for evaluating your security’s performance, remember to select one that represents your type of investment.Some indices are broad-based and others are specific to one sector or type of investment.The historical data and performance trend information that these indices provide can help you see where your security fits into the big picture.


Angel Investing

Jordan Strauss, CFA |
Investment Management

Angel investing is a proactive way for individuals to invest in private equity—but it’s risky business.

Angel investors are generally high-net-worth individuals who provide seed capital to startup companies.
Successful angel investing requires a high level of involvement and expertise in the industry or fieldwork.
Although it provides investors with diversification and low correlation, angel investing carries high risk.

Angel investors are small-scale venture capitalists.