At Sotheby’s Constitution auction, a billionaire from the traditional investing world competed with cryptocurrency newcomer ConstitutionDAO
The Sad Tale of the Tuna Bond Affair
While Mozambique’s tuna bond affair is country-specific, its need to borrow is typical for all low income countries.
Which Firm Was the First Robinhood?
Similar to the goals expressed by Robinhood, long ago a major Wall Street firm focused on retail investors and also had its IPO.
Looking at the Bulls and the Bears
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.
Throwback Thursday: Morgan Stanley, E*Trade, and the 1930s
When it announced its $13 billion deal for E*Trade, Morgan Stanley reminded us of the reason it was created during the 1930s.
The Economic Side of Legal Marijuana
When Massachusetts voters said yes to legal marijuana, they made an economic decision that relates to competition, taxes, and banking.
Banking on Marijuana
Reflected by duffle bags filled with cash, marijuana’s financial services problems demonstrate why we need banks and other financial intermediaries.
Six Facts About Marijuana and Money
Looking at marijuana economics, we see a growing industry that is constrained by the clash between federal and state law.
U.S. Steel and Apple: From One Billion to One Trillion
Rather like Apple just became the first trillion dollar corporation, in 1901 U.S. Steel took us past the billion dollar threshold.
The Results of Warren Buffett’s Million Dollar Bet
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.