The world’s first global stock market bubble suddenly burst in 1720, destroying the dreams and fortunes of speculators in London, Paris, and Amsterdam virtually overnight.
A select group of 46 doctoral students in Barberis’ class had traveled from across the country and even from Europe and Asia to attend Yale’s unique summer course.
Financial advisors can thank K. Geert Rouwenhorst of the Yale School of Management for the rapid proliferation of exchange traded funds that invest in commodity futures.
Trying to predict the future of the housing industry is a fool’s errand, says Yale economist Robert Shiller. That’s because there are so many unpredictable factors surrounding the market, he writes in The New York Times. “The housing haze is very thick, and so many things affect home prices that it is hard to foresee prices for a particular home years from now,” Shiller says.
The U.S. housing recovery has been causing home prices to rise. Las Vegas stands out as one of the hottest markets in America with home prices up 15 percent year-over-year.
On Sept 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers investment bank collapsed and brought down the world's economy with it.
The recovery in housing, the stock market and the overall economy has finally gained sustainable momentum — or so it is said.
The CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal has honored Professor Roger Ibbotson with its award for excellence in research and financial writing.
Movie making is often an insane business. But moguls turn out to be pretty rational about it according to a chapter in an upcoming economics text and a recent article in an academic journal.
Sharon Oster and William Goetzmann presented a paper, entitled “Competition Among University Endowments,” at a National Bureau of Economic Research conference in September about how the recession affected higher education.