Alison L. Deutsch

Alison L. Deutsch

Alison Deutsch is a New York-based nonprofit consultant, freelance writer and finance enthusiast. In the past five years, she has independently raised in excess of $1.5M for an amalgam of small and mid-sized New York City organizations and brings development expertise in project-based and capital campaigns, donor relations, and corporate responsibility. With years of experience fundraising and marketing in the nonprofit sector, she is now transitioning into the arena of public policy and international politics. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from New York University and will pursue her postgraduate studies in 2015 as she begins working towards her Master’s Degree in International Relations.


Alison is especially interested in finance research, entrepreneurship, and forex.  To which she ascribes her background in nonprofit and advocacy for accessibility, Alison emphasizes the importance of transparency and exercises it in her writing. As such, she is pleased to join Investopedia and its contributors.

  1. Markets & Economy

    The 5 Industries Driving the U.S Economy

    These five industries are creating jobs, boosting wage growth and reducing the United States' reliance on foreign trade.
  2. Crime & Fraud

    Watch out for These Top Internet Scams

    The Internet makes it easier than ever for scammers to trick people into giving away their money and personal information. ...
  3. Laws & Regulations

    Mexican Energy, Telecom Reforms Please Foreign Investors

    Two years into his first term, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is following through on radical campaign promises he ...
  4. Commodities

    How Low Can Oil Prices Go?

    Record low oil prices are a welcome development for consumers, but oil companies are struggling with choosing market share ...
  5. Investing Strategy

    WhatsApp: The Best Facebook Purchase Ever?

    WhatsApp is Facebook's largest acquisition to date. What makes it worth the major price tag?
  6. International / Global

    China's Silicon Valley: Zhongguancun

    Just like in the US, several of China's leading tech companies are headquartered in one spot. China's Silicon Valley is Zhongguancun, ...
  7. International / Global

    What's Next For Alibaba?

    Alibaba excited Wall Street its September IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. Seven months later, the e-commerce giant is ...
  8. Small Business

    4 Ways Sina Weibo and Twitter Compare

    Sina Weibo is China's version of Twitter, but how do the Chinese Twitter and actual Twitter stack up against each other? ...
  9. Entrepreneurship

    Best U.S. Cities To Become An Entrepreneur

    These four U.S. cities form a new landscape of cities that nurture the entrepreneurial spirit.
  10. Investing Strategy

    What Cuba-U.S. Relations Means For U.S. Industry

    The restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba could mean big profits for U.S. travel, agriculture, and financial services ...
  11. Small Business

    Will Hulu And Netflix Replace Cable?

    The ease and accessibility of online-video and streaming services is posing a threat to the cable industry's standard model ...
  12. Company Insights

    How Tinder Makes Money

    For two years, Tinder has been able to stay afloat without relying on any kind of revenue stream. Now, the free match-making ...
  13. Financial Analysis

    Top 5 IPO Hits of 2014

    In 2014, stock markets traded at record levels and the US IPO market enjoyed activity not seen since the 2000 tech bubble. ...
  14. Financial Analysis

    Top 5 IPO Flops Of 2014

    Despite a booming market, some IPOs crashed and burned. Sure, going public brings a flood of capital, but it can also expose ...