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All about the world of Wall Street.

Logan Baker2 years ago
How To Make Money Investing
If you are like me you probably spent the bulk of your childhood in school. And if you are like me you also probably spent the bulk of your time in school being told that you had to do good in class s...
Dorinda Hunter2 years ago
Black Wall Street
You’ve heard of China Town, New York. You’ve heard of Spanish Harlem in Manhattan. Have you ever heard of “Little Africa” formally known as The Black Wall Street? Many people have not. Plenty of succe...
Patty Ramsen3 years ago
Feminism for Women in 1970s Finance Professions
When a group of feminists marched down to Wall Street in the 1970s they were met with something akin to apathy. There was little sympathy in the world of bulls and bears for women's liberation, partic...
Patty Ramsen3 years ago
Beginner's Guide to Investing
You have to start from somewhere to build your riches. While some are born rich and stay rich, and some win the lottery, for the most part you have to make a smart decision somewhere along the way to ...
Matt Cates3 years ago
Work, Kids, College, Rotate
Hard to type an essay on Gothic literature bouncing a baby on your knee. But with each bound of the red-headed binky sucker, I reminded myself: “This is what you wanted, man.” Homework was due on Ann ...
Seller's Choice3 years ago
The E-Trump Effect
There has been significant speculation surrounding President-elect Trump’s bold platform that pushes for key initiatives and changes regarding: international trade, border security, immigration, taxes...
Rachel A. David3 years ago
What is a Bear-Hug and a Godfather Offer?
If you hear talks about a godfather offer or a bear-hug, you might assume you are being invited over for a movie marathon, or that someone wants to give you a warm embrace. While that may be the case, in business lingo these terms often indicate that a lot–a lot–of money is at stake. The bear hug and the godfather are two of many kinds of corporate takeover strategies and describe tactics used by an acquiring company to acquire the shares of a target company. Depending on a variety of factors, d...
Frank White3 years ago
'Boiler Room' Still Makes Traders Sweat
Revisiting Boiler Room after watching The Wolf of Wall Street is like being lied to after a horrific accident. Both movies are based on Jordan Belfort’s misadventures at the Long Island penny stock sc...
Zach Foster3 years ago
What Is A "Dead Cat Bounce"? 
A "dead cat bounce" is what happens when a stock value that has been plunging downward suddenly recovers slightly, only to begin falling again. Investor and author Thomas Bulkowski classifies the brie...
Natasha Sydor3 years ago
Defining ‘The Big Short’
There are two sides an investor can take in a trade: a long position or a short position. For the average investor investing in their retirement accounts, a long position is all they need to worry about. However, for investors looking for additional profit potential, then using short positions can be a viable option. Let’s examine what both long and short positions are, and then discuss the pros and cons of using shorts in your own portfolio.
Zach Foster3 years ago
What Is the Puke Point? 
If you know much about trading and investing market and stock shares, then you’ll know the “puke point” is the dark, bleak horror land that no investor ever wants to reach... but likely will eventually. At the very best, hitting the puke point means a really crappy day in the market. At worst, the puke point spells out financial ruin for traders or investors who put too many eggs in one shaky basket.
Frank White3 years ago
Top 25 Wall Street Books
Harvard isn't worth the money. "The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." – Dr. Seuss. The corporate world, Wall Street, and the complex we...
Frank White3 years ago
Best Wall Street Films to Watch
Not available in stores, this nearly 50-hour program includes 25 required viewing classes, and it's free. This guide to the top Wall Street films is not just entertaining, it is educational. From 1981...