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.
Sometimes giant corporations use clever methods to dodge taxes. Here are some of the ways they do it.
Continue reading 24 May,2016
Understanding bonds is key to grasping how financial markets work. Knowing a little about bonds can help a lot.
Continue reading 17 May,2016
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