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Delinquent electric bills from the pandemic are coming due – who...

Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida The shutdowns and restrictions that governments have imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19 have made it hard for...

How the shadow of slavery still hangs over global finance

Philip Roscoe, University of St Andrews When the infamous Zong trial began in 1783, it laid bare the toxic relationship between finance and slavery. It...

What’s an index fund?

Jordan Schoenfeld, Georgetown University The creation of the index fund in 1975 revolutionized investing, lowering costs for millions of ordinary investors. Their inventor John Bogle died...

How to deal with the next financial crisis – take some...

Iosif Kovras, City, University of London It has been ten years since the global recession hit – and the perfect opportunity to rethink and reassess...

What is insider trading, the crime Rep. Chris Collins was charged...

Jena Martin, West Virginia University and Karen Kunz, West Virginia University The arrest of Congressman Chris Collins shines light on one of the sexier crimes...

Why stock markets crash – lessons from recent history

Enrico Onali, Aston University Stock markets around the world suffered sudden, heavy losses on February 5 and 6. Following a 4.6% drop in the Dow...

The Bitcoin bubble – how we know it will burst

Larisa Yarovaya, Anglia Ruskin University and Brian Lucey, Trinity College Dublin In the last year, the price of Bitcoin has increased from less than US$800...

‘The day the world changed’ – a former trader on how...

Alexis Stenfors, University of Portsmouth When I received a phone call from a trader colleague at Merrill Lynch on August 9 2007, I was in...

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Calais migrant disruption: how much is the Channel Tunnel worth?

Calais migrant disruption: how much is the Channel Tunnel worth? Roger Vickerman, University of Kent With the crisis of migrants in Calais trying to smuggle their...