Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street’

  • Fast and Slow Stock Market Trading

    Fast and Slow Stock Markets

    Apr 5, 14 • 72 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Growth, Economic History, Financial Markets, Innovation, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, TechNo Comments

    Goldman Sachs is asking $30 million for a firm that, 14 years ago, it purchased for $6500 million ($6.5 billion). The story (sort of) starts 222 years ago. Wall Street was where our first Congress met, where Alexander Hamilton lived (several blocks from Aaron...

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    Where are the women?

    Feb 26, 07 • 100 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Stocks, investments, Wall Street…these names evoke images of men. Until after our recent class trip to the NYSE and Wall Street, I didn’t realize how true these images are. Standing in the stock exchange, I look down onto the floor and literally...