In giving Dodd-Frank the Botox treatment, Congress misses the point of what's wrong with financial regulation: It's an old mess.
Wealth addiction is as powerful as any other, but instead of urging addicts to get help, we often admire them. Yet they do much more damage to the world at large than your average coke fiend.
While many market observers blame the growing threat of inflation for the stock market crash, the real culprit may be concerns that the economy is about to slow.
An economist explains why the Dow Jones industrial average's biggest-ever one-day drop shouldn't bother you too much.
Oliver Stone's 1987 film Wall Street turns 30 this month. Its infamous character's mantra, "greed is good", seems oddly prescient with greater inequality and an even more rampant culture of greed.
Public-facing feminism can often be a superficial distraction from systemic sexism.
Wall Street landlords are living the American Dream – but what about their tenants?
New research suggests mini-crashes, in which the price of a single stock or commodity temporarily goes haywire, may be unstoppable.
Unethical corporate behaviour isn't just embarrassing from a PR standpoint, it can also be unprofitable for firms and their investors.
Instead, we need to burn the entire system of financial regulation to the ground and replace it with something that supports investing the way it's done today.
As the New York Stock Exchange marks 200 years since its official formation, investors are wondering whether the surging stock market is a 'Trump bump' or more like a lemon.
The world needs an alternative system, measuring economic value in face of the dissatisfaction that brought Donald Trump to the White House.
The world's most famous stock index just broke 20,000 for the first time. Here's why it doesn't really matter.
Regulators fined Wells Fargo US$185 million for fraudulently opening up more than two million fake deposit and credit card accounts. Will the victims get their pound of flesh from those responsible?
Previous efforts to cement national cohesion offer a model but also, says a historian, a warning.
New research shines light on whether creating such a haven as a new type of exchange that slows trading down a bit could attract enough traders to be effective.
Sanders and Clinton have been trading blows over who’d be best to reform Wall Street, but new research suggests they may not have the ‘authority’ to do it.
Yet another dramatisation of the events surrounding the financial crisis that leaves a sour taste and a questionable moral lesson.
Real-time analysis of Twitter data has been successfully used to predict elections, flu outbreaks and box-office results. So could it also be used on the stock market?
While recent days have witnessed a sharp sell-off in global stock markets it is important to remember that investment is generally a long-term game.