The Fed’s Many-Headed Dilemma
According to Prof. William B. English, when Silicon Valley Bank collapsed and sent ripples through the financial system, the Federal Reserve’s challenge of pursuing maximum employment and low inflation “got even harder.”
Can Green Banks Scale Clean Energy?
Richard Kauffman ’83 explains how the New York Green Bank has made possible $1.5 billion in clean energy projects that wouldn’t otherwise have happened.
Three Questions: Prof. Andrew Metrick on Revising the Volcker Rule
U.S. regulators have proposed revising the Volcker rule, which restricts the ability of banks to make risky trades with money from depositors. We asked Yale SOM’s Andrew Metrick about the potential consequences of the change.
Do We Know When We’re Headed for a Crash?
A new paper looking at how investors assess the risk of a stock market crash in the next six months argues that negative media coverage of markets can play a role in investment decisions.
Three Questions: Prof. Andrew Metrick on the Stock Market and the Economy
It’s been a dizzying week on Wall Street. We asked Yale SOM’s Andrew Metrick if the volatile stock market also means trouble for the broader economy.
Can Blockchain Become the Infrastructure of Financial Services?
Blythe Masters aims to remake the infrastructure of financial services with blockchain distributed ledger technology.
Can a Place Built on Global Banking Survive Britain’s Retreat from Europe?
Professor William Goetzmann discusses the uncertainty facing the financial hub at Canary Wharf as Britain moves steadily toward its divorce from the European Union.
Three Questions: Prof. Robert Shiller on Bitcoin
We asked Professor Robert Shiller, who has written about the economic and psychological aspects of market speculation, if Bitcoin is a bubble.
How Tales of ‘Flippers’ Led to a Housing Bubble
Yale SOM's Robert Shiller writes that widely repeated narratives of getting rich in real estate drove a housing bubble a decade ago—and could do so again.
Is Our Financial System Still at Risk?
Yale’s Andrew Metrick discusses what we learned from the last financial crisis and areas of concern for the future.
Should You Invest in Uncertain Environments?
A focus on fundamentals can reveal opportunities in the Middle East, despite conflict, political upheaval, and economic uncertainty.