December 2021

December 2021 monthly archives

How the Invention of Index Funds Changed Finance | Posted on Dec 22, 2021

Fifty years ago, a group of financial professionals went against Wall Street’s status quo and developed a new way to invest in a portfolio of stocks with lower fees.

SPACs have ‘Come into Vogue’ | Posted on Dec 15, 2021

The U.S. IPO market hit impressive highs this year, with more than 950 issuers raising more than $300 billion in proceeds.

How DeFi is Changing the Financial Landscape | Posted on Dec 07, 2021

Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency have been a hot topic as the new alternative to the dollar but, according to Campbell R. Harvey, PhD, Duke University professor and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, decentralized finance (DeFi) is flying under the radar and could prove to be much more beneficial to the average consumer.

How the “Man of the Futures” Revolutionized the Finance Industry | Posted on Dec 01, 2021

At the beginning of World War II, seven-year-old Leo Melamed and his family fled their small town in occupied Poland and landed in America with the help of a kind Japanese Consulate member who granted his family a visa to travel through Japan.

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