James Hickman is CIO of HVM Capital, LLC, and a long-time analyst and portfolio manager covering public and private equities and alternative asset class mutual funds. He was the portfolio manager and designer of a multi-alternatives mutual fund that finished in the top 26% of the Morningstar category with less than 5% standard deviation and a Sortino Ratio in excess of 2.00. Investing in pre-revenue startups, Hickman had exits in 60% of investments and materially outperformed broader venture capital indices. He was also a Portfolio Manager at PAR Capital in Boston. Hickman was voted "Best Up and Comer" and later a perennial member of the Institutional Investor All America Research Team in the Major Chemicals Category. Hickman was also recognized as a Wall Street Journal All Star in the Stock Picking and Earnings Accuracy categories.
Hickman is also current President of The Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown, Mass.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and his allies face a high bar of proof before they'll be able to justify imposing a cap on a service that's extremely popular among consumers.
Uber has sped past taxis in market share for business travelers, a new survey shows.
Th labor market remains in terrible shape and headline jobs added are not the solid growth pundits would have you believe.
Another three taxi medallions were transferred in foreclosure sales in June, bringing the 18 month total to 15, more than double the number from the prior two years.
Sixteen years ago, the Oracle of Omaha issued a warning about interest rates and corporate profits. Applying that warning to today's stock market could help you avoid losses.
The latest numbers, obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request, aren't good for New York City taxi medallion owners.
A taxi medallion foreclosure in New York could be more bad news for the declining value of the license to operate a yellow cab in the city.
Since World War II, the Fed has not initiated rate increases in the absence of above-average GDP growth or inflation.
Since the summer of 2013, taxi medallion owners have seen their income decline considerably. Several lenders could be left holding the bag.
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