List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Death of the Commodities Trading Business

The Death of the Commodities Trading Business

By Robert “RJ” Raglin In the early 2000s, many of the largest investment banks in the United States rushed into the new territory of physical commodities trading. Now they are… Read more »

Iowa Senate Race Put into Play

Iowa Senate Race Put into Play

By Rohit Bhandari ’16: The state of Iowa is home to an open-seat senate race in 2014 and the race has recently become more competitive. Democrat senate candidate Bruce Braley… Read more »

China’s E-Tailing Market Growing

China’s E-Tailing Market Growing

by Laya Mallela’17 As we move further into the age of the Internet, online retailing is becoming increasingly more pervasive, and sometimes in the most surprising places. As of March… Read more »

Connecting the East and the West

Connecting the East and the West

By Lucas Peng Lu  ’16 On March 21, 2014, Michelle Obama and her two daughters, Malia and Sasha, landed in Beijing. Instead of visiting the capital’s government office, they decided… Read more »

Wall Street Explores Rental-Backed Securities

Wall Street Explores Rental-Backed Securities

by Brian Endo ’16 Wall Street is exploiting a new product within the housing market once again. This time, however, the product is rental-backed securities. After the housing crisis beginning… Read more »

Why High-Frequency Trading Will Not Become Regulated and Who It Really Impacts

Why High-Frequency Trading Will Not Become Regulated and Who It Really Impacts

by Robert “R.J.” Raglin Since the release of the book “Flash Boys” by award-winning author Michael Lewis, much of the news in recent weeks has focused on high-frequency trading and… Read more »

Crimea: The History of the Crisis

Crimea: The History of the Crisis

By Lawrence Ntim ’17 Nearly a month has passed since the introduction of numerous Russian forces into the area of Crimea, a southern Ukrainian Peninsula that over this time has… Read more »

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