After much speculation, the Federal Reserve on Thursday announced that it would hold the line on U.S. interest rates, which have not increased in nearly a decade. Professor William Dickens, chair of the Department of Economics, discusses the Fed’s decision and what it all means.
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“Cybersecurity is now something that we must treat in our businesses just like we watch our balance sheets,” Thomas A. Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company, said Tuesday morning as the keynote speaker at Northeastern University’s CEO Breakfast Forum.
The stock market index plummeted more than 1,000 points moments after trading opened on Monday, and then drastically fluctuated throughout the day. Financial expert Jeffery Born explains the catalyst for “Black Monday” and what it means for you.
Kinesha Goldson, AMD’11, recently burst onto the Boston food truck scene with her French macrons served from an eye-catching pink van. Later this week, she’ll compete for a spot on a more global scale: Jamaica’s representative in the 2015 Miss Universe pageant.
Northeastern’s Intellectual Property Law Clinic—which is led by law students, under guidance of faculty and staff—provides a range of legal information and services to students in the university’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
How will the devaluation of China’s currency affect the United States and the global economy? Here, associate professor of economics Kamran Dadkhah holds forth on China’s surprise financial decision last week.
Northeastern was well represented in BetaBoston’s recent 25 Most Innovative People Under 25 list, which highlighted the entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and social media prowess of five recent graduates.
Marley Kimelman, S/SSH’18, recently returned from a co-op in Cape Town, South Africa, where he worked for the city on various green initiatives and revitalized a stagnant water heritage project.
Web personalization expert Christo Wilson holds forth on Amazon Prime Day, the latest manufactured shopping day to promise big savings on scores of products, and offers up some tips for online shoppers looking to exercise their consumer freedom.
Northeastern assistant professor Mai’a K. Davis Cross, who studies European politics, explains how Greece’s debt crisis and “no” vote could make the EU stronger and more resilient over the long term.
Three female financial services leaders shared their experiences of rising to the top of their industries at a panel discussion Tuesday night as part of Northeastern’s Women who Inspire Speaker Series.
A group of Northeastern students took home first prize in the iOme Challenge, thanks to its insightful suggestions for how policymakers can help millennials prepare for retirement.