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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 »

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 »

2013 Fourth Quarter GDP Revision Improves Economic Outlook

2013 Fourth Quarter GDP Revision Improves Economic Outlook

by Laya Mallela ’17 Thursday, the U.S Department of Commerce released the final revision of U.S. economic growth for the fourth quarter of 2013. The press release stated that GDP… Read more »

U.S. Increases Sanctions on Russia, Hurting Global Markets

U.S. Increases Sanctions on Russia, Hurting Global Markets

by Evan Gao ’16 After President Vladimir Putin blatantly violated international law last week and annexed Crimea, the western powers implemented economic sanctions on many of Russia’s companies, government officials,… Read more »

Fed Maintains Tapering Pace, But Will Keep Interests Rates Low

Fed Maintains Tapering Pace, But Will Keep Interests Rates Low

By Robert “R.J.” Raglin ’16 The Federal Open Market Committee announced after its meeting on Wednesday that it will continue to taper quantitative easing by another $10 billion, reducing its… Read more »

The High Speed Chase

The High Speed Chase

by Brian Endo ’16 The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and other regulatory agencies have begun to crack down on the high-speed trading firms that… Read more »

The Legalization of Marijuana Pays in Colorado

The Legalization of Marijuana Pays in Colorado

by Laya Mallela ’17 According to the Drug Policy Alliance, an organization dedicated to reversing the prohibition of marijuana, “legalizing and regulating marijuana will bring the nation’s largest cash crop… Read more »

Retail Sales Experiencing Slower Growth

Retail Sales Experiencing Slower Growth

By Michael Gabrellian ’17 After several years of strong growth following the financial crisis and recession, retail sales in the United States are experiencing slower growth. This is worrisome for… Read more »

Change in China’s One Child Policy Won’t Have Considerable Effects

Change in China’s One Child Policy Won’t Have Considerable Effects

By Evan Gao ’16 On November 15th, China’s Communist Party announced that it would significantly loosen its “one child policy” that was implemented over three decades ago in order to… Read more »

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