Deena’s Fundraiser from deena on Vimeo. On an average, Americans think as much as 25% of the federal budget goes to foreign aid and think it should be “slashed” to only 10%. But in […]
When Starbucks (SBUX) announced the closure of all of its 379 Teavana stores by the spring of 2018, it came as a warning signal to many analysts. But for long-term investors, Starbucks future growth prospects […]
Social Media Platforms have become an important part of our daily lives. Over a period of time, the use of platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Snap has evolved. Initially, the use of these platforms was […]
Through Facebook Spaces, the company is set to enhance the VR experience for its Oculus Rift users. Recently, the social media giant dropped prices for Oculus Rift. According to a report by IDC, AR/VR market […]
Facebook recently announced its ambitious Augmented Reality Platform in its annual F8 Developer Conference. The firm’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, “We’re going to make the camera the first mainstream AR platform.” Through the announcement, Facebook […]
In April 2012, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) acquired 18-month-old Instagram, which had only 30 million users and no revenue. At that time, $1 billion worth of deal seemed too big for a small startup like Instagram. But […]
Investors will be looking at a widely expected interest rate hike Wednesday as a signal of the Federal Reserve’s growing confidence in a healthier U.S. economy. But they should also see it as a signal […]
With venture capitalists pouring money into start-ups, the industry has been thriving since 2009. Many have crossed $1Billion-mark but have shied away from going public, raising concerns that many such huge startups may indeed be […]
Banks have always remained too big to fail but their systemic risk became the topic of debates after the 2008 financial crisis. Living wills are a part of the post-2008 reforms to ensure that the risk does not spread to other sections of the financial system.
Volcker Rule is a temporary solution to a permanent problem of ‘too big to fail’. If Volcker Rule really aims to address the issues of 2008 financial crisis, it should eliminate the issue of ‘too big to fail’ because as long as large firms exist, they will continue to attract federal support during any future crisis, despite all the adherence to the strict rules in the Dodd-Frank rulebook.
With many complexities and delays, the promise made by Dodd-Frank is yet to be delivered. The above-mentioned rules are only three rules of the 400 ones that make up the Dodd-Frank Act. Here are the missing links of the Dodd-Frank Law.
Central Banks are the backbone of an economic system. Any fracture can create serious concerns for the financial future of the country. In recent years, there have been numerous articles raising questions about the credibility of central banks. This article focuses the basics of central banks with a strong focus on its relation with the financial crises.
“Our destiny is in Europe, as part of the community. That is not to say that our future lies only in Europe, but nor does that of France or Spain or, indeed, of any other member. The […]
Ten Quick things you should know about the Fed Interest Rate Hike
All That there is to the Fed : Myths and what an interest rate hike means along with some facts.