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An entrepreneur decides whether to pick an angel investor.
Entrepreneurship

Keeping the Angels at Bay

Startups should be wary of accepting too much money from angel investors.

Finance & Accounting

Video: How to Play the Lottery Without Losing

Can we fight the poverty trap with new savings accounts that offer raffle tickets instead of interest?

High frequency traders affect the markets in many ways - in most cases, positively.
Finance & Accounting

Do High-Frequency Traders Deserve Their Bad Rap?

Though suspicions abound, HFTs generally help markets function and grow.

Finance & Accounting

Credit Where Credit Is Due

New ways of assessing credit worthiness could open up access to the global banking system.

Finance & Accounting

Did Irrational Exuberance Cause Vegas’ Housing Bubble?

Why a city surrounded by open land saw prices spike.

What went wrong during the AIG financial crisis?
Finance & Accounting

What Went Wrong at AIG?

Unpacking the insurance giant’s collapse.

Finance & Accounting

Going Beyond “Buy Low, Sell High”

What is risky to short-horizon investors may not be risky to long-term investors.

Finance & Accounting

What Killed the Economy?

How deal complexity in commercial mortgage-backed securities contributed to the financial crisis.

Finance & Accounting

Let the Buyer Be Aware

A common error naïve homebuyers make helps explain housing boom and bust cycles.

Finance & Accounting

Podcast: Steering Clear of Financial Crises

Research into the causes of boom and bust cycles in real estate can guide investors.

Finance & Accounting

Always Be Closing

Practical tips for success in real estate development.

Finance & Accounting

Maximize the Returns, Lower the Risk

Using the right tools to grow savings and improve investment outcomes.

Finance & Accounting

Using the Lure of a Lottery to Spur Savings

Now legal in the US, prize-linked savings accounts use the excitement of a jackpot drawing to encourage people to grow savings.

Finance & Accounting

When Uncertainty Lingers, Growth Lags

Companies’ reluctance to act in the wake of a country’s economic shock can inhibit growth as much as the original shock itself.

Finance & Accounting

What Will It Take to Regulate the Stock Markets?

Better data and better cooperation are needed.

Finance & Accounting

Understanding How Stock Traders Forage for Profit

Day traders behave like bees when deciding what to buy and sell.

Finance & Accounting

Is Your Household Liquid Enough?

Ample cash reserves aid households when faced with the unexpected.

Policy

Fixing the Next Mortgage Crisis

What if mortgages could be refinanced automatically?

Finance & Accounting

How Malls Die—and How Your Business Could Be Next

When retail-store locations go under, they drag nearby stores down too.