If you have been paying attention to the news recently, there is a large chance you have heard of the recent spike in GameStop’s stock value. In this article, I’ll break down what happened to GameStop and why this short squeeze is a big step not only for the market, but mankind.
When you hear someone talk about investing, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the stock market. However, there are many ways to invest! For example, placing money into a savings account to protect yourself from inflation counts as investing. This article will introduce you to various ways to invest.
The finance industry is predominantly male-dominated, with men occupying the upper ranks and executive positions in investment banks and financial firms. However, in recent years, there has been a surge of women being promoted to senior ranks and top executive positions, symbolizing an increase in women representation in the finance industry. In this series, titled “Women in Finance,” the Business and Economics Committee at On Century Avenue seeks to celebrate the achievements of women in the finance industry worldwide. The first woman in this series is Jane Fraser, the first female CEO to lead a top Wall Street Bank and the first female CEO of Citigroup.
Many people are often interested in investing, but they don't know where to start. Don’t be intimidated, this series, titled “Investing 101,” will guide you through the steps to becoming a successful investor.
The coronavirus has often been referred to as an “equalizer,” sickening both the rich and the poor, but is it really affecting people equally? As the socio-economic consequences of the outbreak become apparent, economists and policymakers are more concerned about the distributional impacts of the coronavirus. Students from low-income regions may not have access to the same level of online education as others do; informally employed migrant workers may no longer be able to send money back home; and many countries with scarce resources are facing serious disruptions in the supply chains of essential food and materials. This article will walk you through some of the impacts of the coronavirus epidemic, and explain why it disproportionately affects low-income households.