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The Death of the Commodities Trading Business

The Death of the Commodities Trading Business

By Robert “RJ” Raglin In the early 2000s, many of the largest investment banks in the United States rushed into the new territory of physical commodities trading. Now they are… Read more »

Wall Street Explores Rental-Backed Securities

Wall Street Explores Rental-Backed Securities

by Brian Endo ’16 Wall Street is exploiting a new product within the housing market once again. This time, however, the product is rental-backed securities. After the housing crisis beginning… Read more »

Why High-Frequency Trading Will Not Become Regulated and Who It Really Impacts

Why High-Frequency Trading Will Not Become Regulated and Who It Really Impacts

by Robert “R.J.” Raglin Since the release of the book “Flash Boys” by award-winning author Michael Lewis, much of the news in recent weeks has focused on high-frequency trading and… Read more »

Fed Releases Minutes Early to Staffers and Top Banks

Fed Releases Minutes Early to Staffers and Top Banks

Written by Allen Lee ’16 The Federal Reserve accidentally emailed minutes of the March 20-21 meeting almost a day early, revealing the discussions among Fed officials to top Wall Street… Read more »

Fed Leaders Debate Monetary Policy

Fed Leaders Debate Monetary Policy

Written by Evan Gao ’16 Federal Reserve officials do not often publicly debate how the Fed should run the economy, but this past Tuesday on April 2nd, Charles L. Evans,… Read more »

BRICS Nations Plan Development Bank

BRICS Nations Plan Development Bank

Written by Allen Lee ’16 Last Tuesday the nations of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) met in Durban, South Africa, to discuss the formation of a new… Read more »

After Week of Talks, ECB and Cyprus Reach Deal

After Week of Talks, ECB and Cyprus Reach Deal

The economic state of Cyprus is posing a severe threat to the stability of the European Union. Cyprus, whose banking system was pushed to the brink of collapse, has been… Read more »

Struggle and Reform in European Banking

Struggle and Reform in European Banking

Written by Allen Lee ’16 On March 1st, 2013 shares of several big European banks dropped after Goldman Sachs analysts downgraded shares of Deutsche Bank. This drop was largely due… Read more »

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