Finance

With the spread of zero and negative interest rates, ballooning worldwide debt, looming currency wars, and the specter of another recession, financial risk is everywhere. Yet there are countless opportunities too—start uncovering them below.

Is Indexing Wrecking the Markets?
On the grand scene of financial innovations, the exchange-traded fund was fairly innocuous at first. It took a good 15 years of slow realization for people to figure out how disruptive they would ultimately be.
Tail Risk is Growing: But Not Where You Might Think
Risk is commonly measured by volatility as well as various types of interest rates and yields, for example the yield of credit default swaps. However, to what degree do these indicators reflect the real level of risk exposure in financial markets today?
Don't Sweat the Euro
The ECB is faced with a conundrum: do they go ahead and taper asset purchases as expected, or instead hold back, figuring that the currency markets are doing the “tightening” job for them?