Though suspicions abound, HFTs generally help markets function and grow.
New ways of assessing credit worthiness could open up access to the global banking system.
Why a city surrounded by open land saw prices spike.
Unpacking the insurance giant’s collapse.
What is risky to short-horizon investors may not be risky to long-term investors.
How deal complexity in commercial mortgage-backed securities contributed to the financial crisis.
A common error naïve homebuyers make helps explain housing boom and bust cycles.
Research into the causes of boom and bust cycles in real estate can guide investors.
Practical tips for success in real estate development.
Using the right tools to grow savings and improve investment outcomes.
Now legal in the US, prize-linked savings accounts use the excitement of a jackpot drawing to encourage people to grow savings.
Companies’ reluctance to act in the wake of a country’s economic shock can inhibit growth as much as the original shock itself.
Better data and better cooperation are needed.
Day traders behave like bees when deciding what to buy and sell.
Ample cash reserves aid households when faced with the unexpected.
What if mortgages could be refinanced automatically?
When retail-store locations go under, they drag nearby stores down too.
When giving credit card users more information can backfire
A decade of research shows how culture seeps into economic decisions.
A pioneering study reveals that the benefits of unemployment insurance include reductions in mortgage defaults and improved access to credit.