Post Tagged with: "Wall Street"

There’s a Reason They’re Called PIIGS

There’s a Reason They’re Called PIIGS

About three years ago, the world started referring to Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain as the PIIGS.  These four countries had such terrible debt […]

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Valuing the Olympics – Talk is Cheap

Valuing the Olympics – Talk is Cheap

The London 2012 Summer Olympics kick off today, two weeks of international parading and guaranteed non-stop NBC coverage, but will these games create any real […]

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The Marginal Utility of Central Banking

The Marginal Utility of Central Banking

Economists often discuss the marginal utility of goods and services. For instance, your second donut is less satisfying than the first and by the fifth donut the value of one additional donut is slim. With each passing donut the marginal value of another donut is small. The question we now pose is does monetary policy and by extension all central banking

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Bend it like Bernanke

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The Perfect Storm – Libor Scandal

The Perfect Storm – Libor Scandal

The Libor scandal that has recently come out is certain to affect the finance industry for many years to come. Repercussions from fixing an industry […]

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Rare Earth Shortage – Made in China

Rare Earth Shortage – Made in China

Nationalistic policies aimed at monopolizing resources are nothing new in the international trade arena. A regular candidate, the Chinese government, has joined this list (again) […]

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String Pushing 101

(Source: Business Insider)

In April, the Economist ran an article explaining that US home prices have continued to slide even as interest rates fall (usually something that spurs […]

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TAXMAGEDDON

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Housing: Is it safe to jump in?

Housing: Is it safe to jump in?

It seems that our nation’s largest store of value is almost out of the woods. Ever since the housing boom reached its peak in 2006, […]

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Happy 4th of July!

Hope everyone has a fun and safe holiday!

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A Fifteen Year History of Wall Street (FULL)

A Fifteen Year History of Wall Street (FULL)
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A 15 Year History of Wall Street – Part 3

A 15 Year History of Wall Street – Part 3
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A 15 Year History of Wall Street – Part 2

A 15 Year History of Wall Street – Part 2
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SlideShare Featured Post

SlideShare Featured Post

Thanks to SlideShare for featuring our stickman series on their homepage!  

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A 15 Year History of Wall Street – Part 1

A 15 Year History of Wall Street – Part 1

Our next stickman cartoon is a three-part series that covers a fifteen year history of Wall Street. Look for part 2 and 3 to be […]

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A Renaissance view of Deleveraging – Part 2

A Renaissance view of Deleveraging – Part 2

Looking Forward People are habitually guided by the rear-view mirror and, for the most part, by the vistas immediately behind them. – Warren Buffett in […]

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The Average Investor Experience

The Average Investor Experience

The average investor experience, explained through stick figures:  

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