Even though some traditional financial firms parked millions in the bankrupt company – once valued at $30 billion – the impact of FTX’s spectacular crash is limited to crypto investors
Media and investment experts have long touted the ‘Halloween effect’. New data shows there might be truth to these long-held beliefs, showing money flows can follow predictable seasonal patterns.
Buying and selling stocks – with real or play money – is a way to harness the wisdom of the crowd about questions like who is going to win a competition.
US stocks recently entered a bear market as investors grow pessimistic the Federal Reserve can bring down inflation while avoiding a recession.
The share price of gun-makers Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger both jumped after the Uvalde massacre. In the past, gun-makers were punished after a shooting, but things have changed.
The SEC’s proposal would require companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and other climate risks, but it’s not a done deal yet.
Two weeks into the invasion, here’s what’s been happening so far.
Some investors want publicly traded companies to disclose their full climate impact, including emissions from their supply chains and product use.
The current move is probably what markets have been expecting for several months. Here’s what it will take for a panic to set in.
A market crash may be more likely than at any time in a generation.
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers is pushing for a ban on active trading by members of Congress following accusations that some of their colleagues may have engaged in insider trading.
Machine learning is based on analysing huge data sets and finding patterns in them, yet isn’t used much in financial market decisions.
International relations, elections, climate change policies and the continuing pandemic are some of the political events to keep an eye out for in the upcoming year.
A surge in stock markets towards year end goes against the idea of rational traders, yet it often happens.
Investors dumped assets en masse as news of the new COVID variant spread.
Despite a boom in IPOs, a larger number of companies are going in the opposite direction.
A new study using music streaming data to measure national mood underlines how much stock markets are governed by emotion rather than rational calculation.
Activist short selling plays an important role in keeping financial markets accountable and efficient.
Why are so many entrepreneurs in Canada avoiding going public, and what are the consequences for our economy?
Until the late 1800s, moments of widespread high-risk financial gambling weren’t considered manias but the results of individual actors, who bore responsibility for the disastrous results.