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06/28/2016

China should focus more on consumption than on manufacture in order to pump economic growth, said Chen Zhiwu, a Professor of Finance at Yale School of Management.

06/28/2016

Research from behavioral economists shows we are prone to overvalue recent returns more than the longer term — to our deep financial detriment. Yale University’s Robert Shiller and William Goetzmann, together with with Dasol Kim at Case Western Reserve, studied investor expectations of market performance and found that there’s a strong tendency to erroneously anticipate future returns based on recent trading history.

06/28/2016

The shock from Brexit is pummeling investors on both sides of the Atlantic with huge losses.

06/28/2016

When Pablo Picasso’s “Les Femmes d’Alger (Version O)” sold at Christie’s in New York for $179 million dollars in May 2015, it was only the 36th time in the past 315 years that a world auction record had been set, and the sale raised questions well beyond the art world. How could a single painting be worth so much? Why is art so important to wealthy households? What economic and social factors could lead to enshrining Picasso’s colourful near-abstract portrait as the most valuable picture in the history of the modern world?

06/13/2016

Investor fears are being exacerbated by reports of poor market returns, according to a recent study. The pessimism is almost certainly hurting their investments. Simon Constable explains.

06/08/2016

Banking regulators may have made a big mistake, according to a new BIS working paper.

06/08/2016

Whatever banking’s post-recession connotations may be, the historian William Goetzmann argues that monetary innovations have always played a critical role in developing civilization.

06/08/2016

Forget everything you’ve been told about how to respond to stock market volatility: Selling into it may not be that bad of an idea after all.

05/12/2016

A global history of money looks beyond bubbles, crashes and bailouts to argue that finance has been indispensable to progress for millennia

04/21/2016

For those of you still laboring under the efficient markets hypothesis here is a tidbit: investors overestimate the chances of a stock market crash by a factor of about 10.

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