A Bubble with no one to blame

This is how a bubble with no address looks like. A new article by The Economist focuses on a less spoken aspect of the recent potential bubble in the stock market – Unlike previous bubbles, all assets are expensive today. People cannot place their money in reasonably prices financial vehicles, because none of them is. We keep hearing about the run of the stock market, but real estate and fixed income markets have had great runs as well, and solid

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What if NBA teams were stocks?

The NBA season has just started, which made me want to try to combine two of my favorite things—sports and capital markets. The NBA has 30 teams, and guess who also has 30 something? The Dow Jones. They both have tradition. While the NBA league was founded in New York in 1946, the Dow Jones had been founded 50 years before, also in New York. What’s more interesting is that they both have a relatively steady list of teams/stocks. The

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What’s the difference between stocks and poker?

When I first entered the stock market, I used to think I could beat it. I thought I could pick the best stocks and see the value of my account increasing every day, and this same feeling affects most people in the market. This is also what happens to most people at a poker table. Sometimes you just need to lose some money to get rid of your arrogance. The problem is that by listening to news from the stock

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How the gig economy would affect women?

Independent work is on the rise. Using data from the 2016 Global Independent Work Survey, McKinsey says that independent workforce is projected to grow from 68 million to 129 million in the US alone. And a study by Randstad US, an HR service and staffing firm, finds that 70% of workers and 68% of employers believe that a majority of the workforce will be employed in an agile capacity by 2025. Within this so-called ‘gig economy’ women are on track to be

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