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Prof. Robert Engle Discusses Recent “Flash Crash” Arrest

In a recent article on Reuters, Professor Robert Engle shared his perspective on the arrest of Navinder Singh Sarao, a UK trader who is though to be responsible for the 2010 “flash crash.” In this crash on May 6th, 2010, almost $1 … Continue reading

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Are Equities Overvalued? Prof. Michael Spence Explains in Op-Ed

In a recent opinion editorial on Project Syndicate, NYU Stern Professor Michael Spence examined the relationship between rising equity prices and current stock market trends. His editorial included insight on whether stock valuations are excessive relative to future earnings potential, banks’ unconventional … Continue reading

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NYU Stern Professor Nouriel Roubini Argues that the US is Keeping the Global Economy Afloat

The following is an excerpt from an op-ed titled “The Single-Engine Global Economy” by NYU Stern Professor Nouriel Roubini on Project Syndicate: The global economy is like a jetliner that needs all of its engines operational to take off and … Continue reading

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Understanding the Russian Sanctions by Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

The latest tightening of the US and EU sanctions on Russian business and finance will provide an interesting lesson in international political, economic and military affairs. Here are some key issues to think about: These Financial Sanctions Can Be Very … Continue reading

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Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh on the Cost of Renting vs. Buying

The following is an excerpt from The Wall Street Journal: Buying a home has long been part of the American dream. But rising prices have made renting less expensive in many places. People often aspire to own a home for … Continue reading

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