When a Digit Makes a Difference

While Lyft is not the only company to experience an expensive typo, the mistakes would be minimized if analysts knew Benford’s Law.

How To Boost War Zone Banking

Crucial during peacetime, financial institutions are even more vital for sustaining economic life in a war zone.

What We Can Learn From Charlie Munger

As much of a lkegendary investor as Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway’s Charlie Munger can teach us a lot about markets.

Six Facts About Owning Stock

To see how stock ownership is a part of the lives of 61 percent of all Americans, we can look at six facts.

What “Trading Places” Tells Us About Markets

Still very funny after 40 years, “Trading Places” reminds us of the Eddie Murphy Rule and why markets depend on information.

What We Need to Know About a Very Big Bank

Looking closely at banking competition takes us to balance sheets, regulation, competitive market structures, and JPMorgan Chase.

Should We Slow Down Fast Money?

Looking at 19th century finance and recent bank failures, the common theme is the meaning of speedier markets.

How To Understand Our Investing Decisions

Trying to understand our investing decisions, researchers concluded that the Big 5v personality traits prov ide some insight.

The Smaller But Enticing Bank Failure Facts You Want To Know

Moving from big banking collapse facts, we need the smaller ones to complete the picture of where we have been and where we might go.

Black Swans and Gray Rhinos

We can use a zoo that includes black swans, gray rhinos, elephants, and camels to describe financial events and human behavior.