The long term increase of the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials misleadingly entices investors to believe that it’s easy to make stock market predictions.
Whether looking at the nineteenth century or now, Wall Street has always had fast traders who knew how to get the news before their competitors.
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.
This week’s economic news summary includes sales tax debates,municipal revenue, stock markets and politics, Uber’s externalities, and productivity problems.
This week’s economic news summary included price and the neurology of shopping, time and globalization, stock market history and the Brazilian gender gap.
Our economic news summary includes chicken sandwiches, reefers and the supply chain, the internet and the information infrastructure and the federal budget.
Through behavioral finance studies of robberies and emotion laden events like the Super Bowl, researchers show a correlation between mood and decisions.
Our economic news summary ranges from elasticity and a Berkeley soda tax to the minimum wage and the cost of living, to the power of the market and ivory.