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What Top Finance Leaders and Experts Teach Their Kids About Money

Along with relationships, finance and money management is the one topic parents dread to talk to their kids about the most. While parents may be able to talk to their children about the basics of savings, discussions typically stop at that. Only about 30% of parents talk to their kids about investing money and saving […]

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Starlink: How SpaceX’s Global Internet Is Changing The Game

Imagine you’re in the middle of nowhere, hundreds of miles away from civilization. This scenario would probably be easier for you to picture if you think back to a time when you were completely without internet — no Wi-Fi, no mobile data, nothing. Now imagine that this was the situation you lived in every single […]

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EconomyMarketsPeopleStocks

Week of 11/9/2020 Recap

A recap of the past week in 3 short headlines. 1. Fading Excitement With amazing news announced Monday in the form of Pfizer’s reportedly 90% effective vaccine, markets started off the week very strong. The news from the American biotech company helped sustain the broad rally of the past two weeks, leaving non-tech industries that […]

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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 […]

InvestingPeople

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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Week of 2/22/2021 Market Recap

Ever heard the saying “what goes up must come down”? This past week, the meteoric rise of tech stocks and speculative stocks…

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Week of 2/15/2021 Market Recap

A recap of the past week in 3 short headlines. 1. Bland Week This past week in the market was bland as the Dow recorded an insignificant gain of 0.11% while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq displayed losses of 0.71% and 1.57% respectively. Investors believed that Biden’s environmental policy would garner support for renewable energy, […]

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Financial Crisis Breakdown Part Three: The Government’s Response

As the economy was collapsing and capital markets froze, the U.S. government had to take action to revitalize the economy and reduce the panic sweeping across the nation. The Fed and U.S. government’s main priority was to prevent the economy from absorbing even more damage through the use of aggressive monetary policy. Troubled Asset Relief […]

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Week of 2/22/2021 Market Recap

Ever heard the saying “what goes up must come down”? This past week, the meteoric rise of tech stocks and speculative stocks…

stock market recap
CryptoEconomyMarketsStocks

Week of 2/15/2021 Market Recap

A recap of the past week in 3 short headlines. 1. Bland Week This past week in the market was bland as the Dow recorded an insignificant gain of 0.11% while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq displayed losses of 0.71% and 1.57% respectively. Investors believed that Biden’s environmental policy would garner support for renewable energy, […]

EconomyEducationMarketsStocks

Financial Crisis Breakdown Part Three: The Government’s Response

As the economy was collapsing and capital markets froze, the U.S. government had to take action to revitalize the economy and reduce the panic sweeping across the nation. The Fed and U.S. government’s main priority was to prevent the economy from absorbing even more damage through the use of aggressive monetary policy. Troubled Asset Relief […]

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EconomyOpinionPolicySilicon ValleyTech

The Issue with Surveillance Capitalism

I was having a conversation with a group of friends the other day, and we were talking about how Google or Facebook or any of these companies that offer completely free to use services make money. Most people seem to believe that these companies sell your data, but in reality, it’s a little more complicated […]

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What I Learned From My Time at the SEC

I accepted my internship offer at the US Securities and Exchange Commission in March 2020. Just a week later, COVID-19 hit the Bay Area harder than almost anywhere else. It forced most of my school work from UC Berkeley online and all but guaranteeing that the internship would be virtual too. Nevertheless, I had an […]

Opinion

The Importance of Financial Literacy in India

The new morality does not consist in saving but in expanding consumption. Simon Patten Today, India is one of the biggest markets for businesses. Its large population is seen as an asset by Multinational Corporations. India has become a hub for Information and Communication Technology with Banglore seen as the Silicon Valley of India. There […]

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Starlink: How SpaceX’s Global Internet Is Changing The Game

Imagine you’re in the middle of nowhere, hundreds of miles away from civilization. This scenario would probably be easier for you to picture if you think back to a time when you were completely without internet — no Wi-Fi, no mobile data, nothing. Now imagine that this was the situation you lived in every single […]

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Intro to Venture Capital

Google, Apple, and PayPal all started with brilliant solutions to everyday problems. But solutions alone aren’t what pays employees, funds marketing, and boosts production. When a founder of an innovative startup needs money to grow, they go to a specific category of institutional investors known as venture capitalists (VC) who provide funding in exchange for […]