Jack Du

Jack Du is currently a junior at Brown University studying Applied Mathematics-Economics. He has been involved in the Brown Investment Group for almost 3 years, where he was previously on the Healthcare Research Committee and currently is on the TMT Research Committee. He is actively interested in value investing, asset management, and personal finance. He loves writing about business and is also a contributor to Seeking Alpha and the Intercollegiate Finance Journal.

  1. Markets & Economy

    What Do the Federal Reserve Banks Do?

    These 12 regional banks are involved with four general tasks: formulate monetary policy, supervise financial institutions, ...
  2. Laws & Regulations

    The Difference Between Restructuring & Refinancing

    Refinancing and restructuring are very different debt reorganization processes to avoid bankruptcy.
  3. Stocks

    Why Yahoo's Core Business Is Negatively Valued (YHOO)

    As the bidding process comes to a close find out why Yahoo's core advertising and search businesses are valued at $0.
  4. Markets & Economy

    Is Facebook Positioned for Long-term Success? (FB, TWTR)

    Facebook is the world's dominant social ecosystem, with a massive reservoir of user photos and data
  5. Entrepreneurship

    The Rise of Corporate Venture Capital (TWTR, FB)

    After the success of Google Ventures, corporate venture capital is an increasingly popular diversification and hedging tool ...
  6. Stocks

    Factors Driving Kroger's Success

    Kroger’s focus on optimizing customer experience and cultivating its own product lines has proven to be successful strategy.
  7. Investing Strategy

    Moral Hazard in the Chinese Market

    The Chinese government faces the issue of balancing its desire to maintain stable markets through manipulation with the danger ...
  8. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Student Loan Asset-Backed Securities: Safe or Subprime?

    Similar to the mortgage-backed securities that caused the 2008 recession, student loan asset-backed securities could lead ...
  9. Commodities

    Kinder Morgan and Midstream Oil

    Kinder Morgan, Inc. is one of the biggest players in the midstream energy sector, which involves the transportation and storage ...
  10. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Dodd-Frank Creates a Liquidity Crunch for Bonds

    While each individual institution is undoubtedly safer due to capital constraints imposed by Dodd-Frank, this makes for a ...
  11. Investing Strategy

    What Is the Pharmacy Benefit Management Industry? (ESRX, CVS)

    PBMs, acting as third party administrators and negotiators, are essential to facilitating transactions between the moving ...
  12. Alternative Investments

    Effects Of Interest Rate Hikes On Private Equity (BX, KKR)

    Private Equity firms would be wise to lock in current interest rates on their debt payments in anticipation of rate hikes. ...