Economics

The Oil Kingdom [PODCAST]

The Oil Kingdom [PODCAST]

For years, Saudi Arabia has been living off one resource and one resource only: oil. They have free healthcare, free education, and 6,000 princes. They’ve never charged taxes. They’re a major ally of the U.S., and our most stable partner […]

When CEO Pay Exploded [PODCAST]

When CEO Pay Exploded [PODCAST]

Graph of CEO pay, with a huge jump in the 1990s. Kevin Murphy Politicians have argued for decades that CEOs are overpaid. But there’s this precise moment in the 1990s when CEO pay suddenly shot up. We find out what […]

Recent SEC Actions Charging Dark Pools [INFOGRAPHIC]

Recent SEC Actions Charging Dark Pools [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to the SEC’s orders instituting settled administrative proceedings against Credit Suisse: Credit Suisse misrepresented that its Crossfinder dark pool used a feature called Alpha Scoring to characterize subscriber order flow monthly in an objective and transparent manner.  In fact, […]