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The Art of Digital Market Manipulation

The Art of Digital Market Manipulation

December 11, 2017

By Arin Garland '18 The age of the internet has changed the way that people shop for both better and for worse. While it allows you to buy goods in the comfort of your home and have them delivered to your doorstep, at the same time you sacrifice your security. Every link you click leaves a digital...

Why you should not buy bitcoins

Why you should not buy bitcoins

December 5, 2017

By Anna Rhoads '19 The idea of bitcoins is very intriguing-- It’s completely paperless and run by a company with no real governing system, meaning users have a lot more freedom than they would with a traditional bank. But with this freedom comes many sacrifices. Supporting a company who circulates...

Invest in “The Big Short”

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Jackie Sussman, Opinions Editor

January 8, 2016

The finance industry and economics are both areas that are very difficult to understand without background knowledge.  In this sense, creating a film adaptation of the Michael Lewis novel “The Big Short” consisted of huge obstacles from the get-go. The film focused on a series of investment bankers and hedge fund managers who discovered that so-called “triple A” bonds, or bonds w...

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