What’s the U.S. economic outlook for this year? We asked John Kwoka, the Neal F. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics at Northeastern. One domestic factor he has his eye on—indications that new bubbles are forming in the housing and stock markets.
Last week, the startup company Fantex Inc. announced a new marketplace for investors to buy and sell shares linked to the brand value and economic performance of professional athletes—and one … read more »
Finance and insurance professor Paul Bolster explains how you should invest in a surging stock market, which reached a record high on Tuesday.
Tunde Kovacs, assistant professor of finance in the College of Business Administration, analyzes why Facebook’s stock dropped since its IPO and discusses the challenges of valuing social media companies.
Last week, the stock market suffered its worst stretch since 2008, while Standard & Poor’s downgraded the government’s credit rating for the first time in history. We asked finance expert Jeffrey Born, a professor in the College of Business Administration, to weigh in on the S&P downgrade, the impact of fiscal turmoil in Europe on the American economy and the risk of a double-dip recession — all factors weighing down investor sentiment when it comes to the world’s major economies.