Looking at the ups and downs of bull and bear markets takes us to the past and present Dow Industrial Average and the S&P 500.
When it announced its $13 billion deal for E*Trade, Morgan Stanley reminded us of the reason it was created during the 1930s.
When Massachusetts voters said yes to legal marijuana, they made an economic decision that relates to competition, taxes, and banking.
Reflected by duffle bags filled with cash, marijuana’s financial services problems demonstrate why we need banks and other financial intermediaries.
Looking at marijuana economics, we see a growing industry that is constrained by the clash between federal and state law.
Rather like Apple just became the first trillion dollar corporation, in 1901 U.S. Steel took us past the billion dollar threshold.
With a Vanguard S&P Index fund competing against a group of hedge funds, a decade-long Warren Buffett bet for $1 million has just ended.
While illicit activities inspire people to fill suitcases with cash, negative interest rates also motivate businesses and households to demand big bills.
Our weekly roundup includes productivity and a hamburger assembly line, financial intermediaries and index funds, soda tax incentives and the GMI.