Executives and other high-level inside traders at US companies with global sales earned about three times as much in a month as the average investor, a new study found.
A new book exposes how the ‘chaos kings’ of high finance play with other people’s lives as if they were meaningless pieces in a parlour game for the wealthy elite.
Wall Street’s history of embracing high-speed algorithmic trading suggests ChatGPT will pose similar – if bigger – risks to financial markets.
Major players in the financial system are pondering the unthinkable as the US inches closer to an unprecedented default.
The SEC is investigating whether executives at First Republic Bank, which was seized by regulators and sold to JPMorgan Chase, improperly traded on inside information.
A historian explains how the US has used war bonds to both fund its wars and inspire patriotism among Americans.
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.
Wind and solar developers have to woo investors before they can get the tax credits they’re entitled to.
A surge in stock markets towards year end goes against the idea of rational traders, yet it often happens.
Overconfidence is often a contributing factor to market crashes, like the financial crisis of 2008.
It isn’t just the effects of climate change that could destabilize the financial system, it’s also fossil fuel assets losing value. The good news is that central banks can fix it.
Publicly traded companies must have independent oversight and make regular financial and other disclosures. The Trump Organization has none of these safeguards.
Both Spacs and bitcoin went rocketing up in price only to come crashing back down. And that’s not all they have in common.
The world’s first futures market for water launched in California in December. Two commodities experts explain how it works, what the potential problems are and why there’s no reason to freak out.
Robinhood’s trading app uses features commonly found in video games and casinos to make investing more fun, which also obscures the real risks involved.
A finance scholar explains what an IPO is, how it works and a new way companies are going public that’s winning the hearts of WallStreetBets Redditors.
Geographers are documenting slave-built infrastructure, from railroads to ports, in use today. Such work could influence the reparations debate by showing how slavery still props up the US economy.
It’s up to the courts to draw a line between free speech and illegal market manipulation. And the Supreme Court has never ruled on this specific question.
WallStreetBets is now reshaping financial markets: Non-professional market participants, or retail investors, are doing the work traditionally performed by financial advisers and analysts.
The gleeful manipulation of GameStop’s share price is not the first time amateur investors have created a legitimacy crisis on Wall Street.