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Week of 9/14/2020 Recap

A recap of the past week in 3 short headlines 1. Three’s a Crowd This past week was the 3rd consecutive week that the market declined. Continuing their trends from the previous week of 8/31/2020 and 9/7/2020, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ continued their decline as many investors began to feel uneasy with the current […]

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Intro to Hedge Funds

Hedge funds are financial partnerships that use pooled funds and employ different strategies to earn the highest possible returns for their investors. They are run by a fund manager, also known as the general partner, whose job is to maximize returns and eliminate risk as much as possible. Hedge funds are considered to be more […]

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Week of 9/14/2020 Recap

A recap of the past week in 3 short headlines 1. Three’s a Crowd This past week was the 3rd consecutive week that the market declined. Continuing their trends from the previous week of 8/31/2020 and 9/7/2020, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ continued their decline as many investors began to feel uneasy with the current […]

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Economy Investing Markets People Policy Silicon Valley Stocks Tech

Week of 9/14/2020 Recap

A recap of the past week in 3 short headlines 1. Three’s a Crowd This past week was the 3rd consecutive week that the market declined. Continuing their trends from the previous week of 8/31/2020 and 9/7/2020, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ continued their decline as many investors began to feel uneasy with the current […]

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How Jim Simons Solved the Market

When it comes to trading and investing in the market, it seems as though people always give the same advice — “invest in what you know” or “look at how specific companies perform”. This has been the only real way to invest for a very long time. Using methods that rely on traditional finance, economics, […]

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Ricardo’s Theory of Trade

Ricardo’s Theory of Trade is one of the most influential theories in modern global economics. It was created in the nineteenth century by David Ricardo.  The Basics David Ricardo was one of the most influential economists of the early nineteenth century. However, he actually came into economics by accident. Ricardo was born to a traditional […]

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Week of 9/14/2020 Recap

A recap of the past week in 3 short headlines 1. Three’s a Crowd This past week was the 3rd consecutive week that the market declined. Continuing their trends from the previous week of 8/31/2020 and 9/7/2020, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ continued their decline as many investors began to feel uneasy with the current […]

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Dado Ruvic | Reuters
Economy Investing Markets People Policy Silicon Valley Stocks Tech

Week of 9/14/2020 Recap

A recap of the past week in 3 short headlines 1. Three’s a Crowd This past week was the 3rd consecutive week that the market declined. Continuing their trends from the previous week of 8/31/2020 and 9/7/2020, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ continued their decline as many investors began to feel uneasy with the current […]

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Intro to Hedge Funds

Hedge funds are financial partnerships that use pooled funds and employ different strategies to earn the highest possible returns for their investors. They are run by a fund manager, also known as the general partner, whose job is to maximize returns and eliminate risk as much as possible. Hedge funds are considered to be more […]

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Week of 9/7/2020 Recap

1. Another Wild Week This past week was a major “L” for many investors. Continuing their trend from the previous week of 9/1/2020, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ continued their decline as many investors began to feel uneasy with the current valuations of stocks. The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ fell up 2.51% and 4.06%, […]

Dado Ruvic | Reuters
Economy Investing Markets People Policy Silicon Valley Stocks Tech

Week of 9/14/2020 Recap

A recap of the past week in 3 short headlines 1. Three’s a Crowd This past week was the 3rd consecutive week that the market declined. Continuing their trends from the previous week of 8/31/2020 and 9/7/2020, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ continued their decline as many investors began to feel uneasy with the current […]

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Game Theory and the US-China Trade War

The US/China trade war has quickly escalated as a result of new tariffs and the threat of increasing existing ones. Both countries continuously retaliate against each other for what they believe to be unfair trade practices. The trade war has had an impact on all countries involved, triggering inflation and reducing international trade by 65%. […]

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Intro to Deflation

Inflation (the increase in prices and decrease in purchasing power; how much a dollar is worth) is widely known to be the scourge of savers, retirees, and workers, notorious for obliterating savings and piling up debt. But inflation’s lesser-known cousin poses an even greater risk to economies: deflation. Today, we’ll take a look at deflation […]

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Stocks to Watch: Week of 8/24/2020

Looking back on it, I really should have written about these ETFs weeks ago. These guys are going to be some of your best friends throughout your time investing. They serve as arguably the most simple but trusted holdings you could have. These three ETFs are what investors call index funds. They track an underlying […]

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Stocks to Watch: Week of 8/17/2020

‘Tis the week of August 17 and many of you are probably going back to school right now — however that may look. In honor of everyone returning year after year to the grind and growing as people, we’ll explore some assets that do very much the same thing: ETFs, or exchange traded funds. These […]

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Stocks to Watch: Week of 8/10/2020

If there’s any industry that can be characterized by historically bland, steady-growing, and high dividend-paying companies, it’s the energy industry. Energy has long been dominated by a handful of oil giants, with the likes of Shell and Chevron probably coming to mind. However, in a world increasingly aware of and concerned with climate change, companies […]

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Week of 9/14/2020 Recap

A recap of the past week in 3 short headlines 1. Three’s a Crowd This past week was the 3rd consecutive week that the market declined. Continuing their trends from the previous week of 8/31/2020 and 9/7/2020, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ continued their decline as many investors began to feel uneasy with the current […]

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Week of 9/7/2020 Recap

1. Another Wild Week This past week was a major “L” for many investors. Continuing their trend from the previous week of 9/1/2020, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ continued their decline as many investors began to feel uneasy with the current valuations of stocks. The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ fell up 2.51% and 4.06%, […]