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Federal Reserve’s Response to the Coronavirus

The coronavirus originated in Wuhan, China at the end of 2019 and has since ravaged economies and countries around the world. In response to this novel threat, the Federal Reserve has taken steps to try and stabilize the US economy. In total, the Fed has spent upwards of $2.3 trillion in aggressive policy actions to […]

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Basics of Options

Many people associate financial options with options traders who make mammoth returns on their investment. In reality, options are a useful type of financial security, which is a tradable financial asset such as a stock, that provides traders with flexibility, efficient bets, and most notably, high returns on investment if used correctly.  So, what really […]

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Intro to Activist Investing

When it comes to investing, many investors with large amounts of capital use the principle of activist investing (not to be confused with active investing). Activist investing involves buying a large stake of a company (see the examples below as stakes depend on the company). These stakes give the investor influence over the company’s decisions […]

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Intro to Activist Investing

When it comes to investing, many investors with large amounts of capital use the principle of activist investing (not to be confused with active investing). Activist investing involves buying a large stake of a company (see the examples below as stakes depend on the company). These stakes give the investor influence over the company’s decisions […]

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The Reusable Rocket Revolution

It’s hard to believe that the United States put a man on the moon way back in 1969. Based on this feat alone, it only makes sense for someone in the past to assume that humans would be a multi-planetary species by 2020. But of course, this isn’t the case. In 2020, a time consisting […]

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Andrew Yang’s Freedom Dividend

With the next Presidential election quickly approaching, the Democratic stage is heating up. In fact, as I write this, over twenty candidates are still contenders in the race. With so much competition, it can be hard for candidates to distinguish themselves. However, one candidate has had no trouble sticking out for his differences: he didn’t […]

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The Reusable Rocket Revolution

It’s hard to believe that the United States put a man on the moon way back in 1969. Based on this feat alone, it only makes sense for someone in the past to assume that humans would be a multi-planetary species by 2020. But of course, this isn’t the case. In 2020, a time consisting […]

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What Recent IPOs May Be Telling Us About the Economy

If you follow the financial news, you’re probably familiar with the recently called-off WeWork initial public offering, or IPO, for short. With a valuation that reached levels as high as $47 billion and balance sheets indicating a company hemorrhaging cash, WeWork’s plan had all the indications of the 1999-era excess and technology bubble. With a […]

Silicon Valley Tech

The Return of Flip Phones

For years, foldable technology has been categorized as something from the future. The thought of being able to fold your phone like a piece of paper seemed like pure science fiction. There were flip phones, but the need for physical keyboards essentially halved the screen sizes and doubled the thickness of these devices. Recently, smartphones […]

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Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Libra Draws Controversy

Facebook’s announced cryptocurrency, Libra, has made quite the splash since it was first announced. For starters, it is already more well-known among the public than any other crypto besides Bitcoin. That includes staples of the cryptocurrency world, such as Litecoin and Ethereum, both of which have been around for years. While masses sit on the […]

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EP 7 — Simplifying Behavioral Economics With John List Of The University of Chicago

In this episode, I talk to John List of The University of Chicago about behavioral economics. We delve into topics like irrational behavior, field experiments, differences from traditional economics, and more! Check out the episode to learn about behavioral economics in a simplified way! John List is the Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and […]

Education Stocks

Basics of Options

Many people associate financial options with options traders who make mammoth returns on their investment. In reality, options are a useful type of financial security, which is a tradable financial asset such as a stock, that provides traders with flexibility, efficient bets, and most notably, high returns on investment if used correctly.  So, what really […]

Bonds Economy Education People Stocks

Intro to Activist Investing

When it comes to investing, many investors with large amounts of capital use the principle of activist investing (not to be confused with active investing). Activist investing involves buying a large stake of a company (see the examples below as stakes depend on the company). These stakes give the investor influence over the company’s decisions […]

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Fractional Shares: Investing for the Masses

Stocks you trade, it’s wives you’re stuck with. – Edward C. Johnson II After the stock market plummeted in mid-March due to COVID-19 concerns, it has roared back as investor concerns about a recession and COVID-19 have receded. For example, the S&P 500 index is up nearly 40% from mid-March. Because of stay-at-home orders in […]

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Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Libra Draws Controversy

Facebook’s announced cryptocurrency, Libra, has made quite the splash since it was first announced. For starters, it is already more well-known among the public than any other crypto besides Bitcoin. That includes staples of the cryptocurrency world, such as Litecoin and Ethereum, both of which have been around for years. While masses sit on the […]

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Bitcoin Surges in Recent Weeks

Cryptocurrencies have been on a roll in recent weeks, and Bitcoin is leading the pack. When people think about cryptocurrency, the first thing that comes to mind is Bitcoin. That is because Bitcoin was the first-ever cryptocurrency. Satoshi created Bitcoin in 2009 when he restructured the blockchain to support such digital currencies. Bitcoin’s value, which […]

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Facebook to Launch Cryptocurrency

Facebook. This web-based tech giant has become a household name over the past 15 years. Many associate it with social media, photo-sharing, and due to recent events, a danger to personal privacy. However, through acquisitions and mergers, Facebook has bled into multiple other industries, such as fitness, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence. The February 2019 […]

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Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

With 2018’s sudden spike in the value of Bitcoin, many investors and entrepreneurs saw their profits go through the roof. Masses of average people hurried to follow this trend, in hopes of themselves hitting the jackpot. However, this process created a large misconception about Bitcoin to the general public. Many considered Bitcoin to be a […]

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The Current State of Crypto

Are bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies back? In short, not fully, but the crypto space still looks promising. This past week, the total market cap of cryptocurrency rose to a high of 183 billion, an increase of approximately 40 billion compared to the previous week. The market cap is the total value of all cryptocurrencies in […]