Today everyone can become a private investor. As a matter of fact all HYIPs are accept private investments. The legend of projects may say about Forex, gold and exchange markets or investment in business - however 99% actually are funds of private investments... financial pyramids in fact. But there is such concept as private trust management - here you give the chance to a trader to dispose of your means on trading platforms of securities. This type of investment - is not a financial pyramid, but swindlers happens.