Economics Articles

  1. The Impact Of Recession On Businesses

    Find out how this economic cycle affects both small and big business.
  2. A Review Of Past Recessions

    Here we look at the biggest economic declines in the U.S. since the Great Depression.
  3. Giants Of Finance: John Maynard Keynes

    This rock star of economics advocated government intervention at a time of free-market thinking.
  4. The Causes And Effects Of Credit Shocks

    These shocks cycle through history. Find out what you need to know to avoid the alarm bells.
  5. Monte Carlo Simulation With GBM

    Learn to predict future events through a series of random trials.
  6. World's Wackiest Stock Indicators

    Can butter production help you predict the market's next move? Find out here.
  7. Exploring The Exponentially Weighted Moving Average

    Learn how to calculate a metric that improves on simple variance.
  8. Bond Yield Curve Holds Predictive Powers

    This measure can shed light on future economic activity, inflation levels and interest rates.
  9. Common Risks That Can Ruin Your Retirement

    These unexpected bumps can sideline your post-work plans and prevent you from riding out your assets.
  10. Rate Cuts Don't Guarantee Great Returns

    Pundits often advise buying after the Fed cuts interest rates, but this advice could cost you.
  11. Introduction To Stationary And Non-Stationary Processes

    What to know about stationary and non-stationary processes before you try to model or forecast.
  12. Coping With Inflation Risk

    Inflation is less dramatic than a crash, but it can be more devastating to your portfolio.
  13. Overseas Investing No Protection Against Downturn

    The U.S. economy affects many other countries. Find out what this can mean for overseas investments.
  14. Economic Meltdowns: Let Them Burn Or Stamp Them Out?

    Whether the Fed should intervene in market bubbles is up for debate. Learn about both sides here.
  15. Tales From The Trenches: Perfectly Negative Profitability

    Use correlations to profit when two specific instruments move in opposite directions.
  16. The Gini Index: Measuring Income Distribution

    A country with $100 billion in assets and four residents sounds good - unless three of them have $0.
  17. NAFTA's Winners And Losers

    Read on to find out who this free-trade agreement helped, and who it hurt.
  18. The Basics Of Game Theory

    Break down and examine the potential consequences of economic/financial scenarios.
  19. The Impact Of Interest Rates On Real Estate Investment Trusts

    REITs are high-yield investments, but do they have an inverse relationship with interest rates? Find out here.
  20. The Treasury And The Federal Reserve

    Find out how these two agencies create policies to stimulate the economy in tough economic times.
  21. An Introduction To LIBOR

    This influential rate is published daily in Britain, and felt all around the world.
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