In the early 2000’s Germany was sometimes referred to as the “ sick man of Europe ”. Today it has the world’s 4th largest economy and enjoys enormous political and economic influence. What changed? Continue reading 29 May,2017
Stock market terms and slang are rich in variety and meaning. They are especially valuable to understand when global markets start to drop. Here are a few of the more important ones to know:
Continue reading 25 May,2017
What does SWIFT, a communication system for financial transactions, have to do with global politics and crime?
Continue reading 17 April,2017
From the US to China, countries across the globe have a habit of keeping large amounts of valuable commodities hidden away in case of emergency. These “strategic reserves” may seem obscure, but they may indeed prove vital someday.
Continue reading 2 February,2017
The financial market has been taken over almost completely by robots, who use high frequency trading to make stock market decisions. Continue reading 1 August,2016
A nanodegree can lead to a good paying and exciting job. But it’s not for everyone, and some employers aren’t quite on board yet.
Continue reading 20 July,2016
A deflating currency can lead to a devastating downward spiral for an afflicted economy.
Continue reading 12 July,2016
The IEX alternative trading system wants to banish high-frequency robot algorithms from stock trading.
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