Richard H. Thaler, the 2017 Nobel Prize

The last year the Nobel Prize has been assigned to: Richard H. Thaler University of Chicago, IL, USA "for his contributions to behavioural economics" Thaler is one of the funders of behavioural economics, and futhermore behavioral finance, fields in a great expansions in the last decade. He is a professor at the University of Chicago, and … Continue reading Richard H. Thaler, the 2017 Nobel Prize

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The rise and fall of Long-Term Capital Management

Long-Term Capital Management, also known as LTCM, was a large hedge fund, started in 1994 by John Meriwether, former vice chairman and head of bond trading at investment bank Salomon Brothers, with the intent of providing investors with absolute returns using trading strategies combined with high financial leverage. Alongside Meriwether, the fund was led by … Continue reading The rise and fall of Long-Term Capital Management