The Perils Of The City Of London

By: Shayan Siddiqui

June 13th, 2021

On October 27, 1986, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) became a private limited company. This marked the deregulation of the LSE, and is an event known as the Big Bang. This deregulation included the removal of fixed commission charges, the distinction between stockbrokers (people who order to buy a stock) and stockjobbers (the people who actually buy the stock), and the switch from open-outcry (a method of communication on stock exchange floors using shouting and hand signals) to electronic trading (using computers to buy stocks). Foreign firms could now also be involved in the British financial system.


The New Reality Of The North American Housing Market

By: Anjali Mehta

May 24th, 2021

Covid-19 has impacted every aspect of our daily lives over the past year. Notably, it has resulted in many people spending more time at home. Because staying home is now a necessity, it has caused many individuals to reassess what features and functions a home really needs to have.


Electric Vehicles: Saving The Planet Or The Economy?

By: Eliz So

April 20th, 2021

At the start of Joe Biden’s presidential term, he had planned to replace the entire federal fleet of vehicles with electric vehicles (EV) in the next 10 to 15 years and encourage a national shift to electric cars by installing 500,000 new EV charging stations across the country. Car markets are following up and have big goals for selling EVs. There seem to be a lot of goals to meet by the 2030s, but is it possible?


How Young People Are Influencing The Stock Market

By: Anjali Mehta

April 4th, 2021

Young people are certainly not as involved in the stock market as older generations; only about one in five Millennials in the United States actually has an investment account. But COVID-19 has triggered many young people to become more financially aware.


The Future Of Biotechnology

By: Badra Abbas

March 22nd, 2021

To say that the future of biology is exciting is a massive understatement. Experts say we are on the precipice of a massive biological revolution, one that is sure to redefine our world and what it means to be human.


Trade Agreements

By: Eliz So

March 15th, 2021

According to the World Trade Organization (WTO), there are about 420 regional trade agreements in force around the world. But how do these agreements actually affect our economy, both locally and on a global scale? In this article, we will look through the impacts of trade agreements on us as average members of society, our country and our global economy.


An Introduction To Brexit

By: Eliz So

January 4th, 2021

Brexit, a word heard so often nowadays, is a combined word of Britain and exit. It refers to the United Kingdom exiting the European Union. If we look at Brexit’s cost and compare it to coronavirus, the price of Brexit is even higher than coronavirus. So what is Brexit? Why does it cost so much damage to the economics of the United Kingdom? And most importantly, how does it affect you?


Economic Crisis In Venezuela

By: Christopher Egan

December 30th, 2020

Venezuela has shifted from one of the fastest developing countries in the late 20th century to one of the fastest deteriorating countries in recent years due to socio-economic mismanagement.


Wirecard

By: Shayan Siddiqui

November 17th, 2020

August 19th, 2020, marked Wirecard’s delisting from Germany’s prestigious DAX index as it filed for insolvency. This should mark the end of the rather spectacular downfall of what was Germany’s premier fintech company engaged in the largest fraud since Enron and the largest in German history.


Salary And Debt

By: Hanson Feng

November 1, 2020

When I entered the workforce, I always thought a direct deposit was the only aspect of compensation I could receive from my company. But it is important to remember that your cost is far greater than the amount you see deposited into your account every month....


Budgeting And Compound Interest

By: Hanson Feng

October 15, 2020

How do I budget? 100% of my income is disposable income, no bills, loan payments, or other financial obligations. I use the pay yourself first method – I know how much I’m being paid as I’m on a salaried payroll sequence, I know when and how much each paycheque will be....


What Can I Invest In?

By: Hanson Feng

September 26, 2020

I want to make money from money, what can I go for? For everyday investors, the main risk mitigation strategy is portfolio diversification and allocating your assets to reflect the stage in your life.


Global Economy Six Months Into The Pandemic

By: Hanson Feng

September 20, 2020

This week marked the six-month mark of the World Health Organization declaring a Pandemic as COVID-19 took a chokehold of the global economy as they were shut down. As each region and country took different measures, we now look at how their response to COVID-19 tolled their economy.


Back To School Time Management

By: Hanson Feng

September 4, 2020

Ready? Set. Go! You have 1,000 minutes. It’s not about the amount of time but how you use it.


The Corona Catastrophe

By: Shayan Siddiqui

August 28, 2020

Since February, the macroeconomic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have always been in question. Trillions of dollars in GDP have been lost due to the shutdown of workplaces owing to the safety implications of COVID-19....


Billionaire On Covid-19

By: Hanson Feng

August 7, 2020

There are lots of winners and losers, from institutional investors like Mutual Fund managers to personal investors like you and me. Whether you’ve invested in highly lucrative companies that benefit directly or indirectly from the pandemic, you’ve benefited.


The Fourth Industrial Revolution

By: Tim Vong

July 23, 2020

We are on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally change the way we work, live, and relate to one another. The “Fourth Industrial Revolution” is coming and we are not prepared to deal with the economic impact of automation as AI is projected to take over the workforce....


101 Stocks And Etfs

By: Hanson Feng

July 14, 2020

It is important to note that ETFs and Mutual funds both have management fees as they’re considered “managed investment funds”. ETFs are typically managed by AI technology to mirror an industry or market, so their management fee (called a MER) is far lower (under 1% of your investment annually) than a mutual fund.


Bull Market Confusion

By: Hanson Feng

June 24, 2020

It’s June 3, 2020; I woke up and opened my usual apps, Instagram, outlook, and apple stocks. It’s been three and a half months of an upward trend for the S&P 500 (the largest composite index covering the American Stock market)...


Boosting The Economy With Consumer Spending

By: Hanson Feng

June 16, 2020

If you’re blessed in this time of economic turmoil with a secure high paying job, this is the time to spend to boost an economy for every Canadian.


Canadian Oil Isn't Ethical

By: Hanson Feng

June 5, 2020

Canadian oil and gas have taken a beating with no recovery after the 2014 crash. Husky Energy (TSX: HSE.TO) was once known as a stable and blue-chip stock with a price of over almost $50 before the great recession of 2008.....


Investments As A Teenager

By: Hanson Feng

June 4, 2020

As Gen Z, we’ve seen the financial woes faced by Millennials due to rising costs of living and lack of work following a recession. It’s never too young to start saving for future chapters in your life; a home, an education, etc...


Bank Fees

By: Hanson Feng

June 4, 2020

After 2008, the battered reputation of banks took the front stage and the distrust from millennials has only exacerbated the situation...


The 'ethical Canadian Oil' Claim From Politicians Will Soon Be Dead

By: Hanson Feng

May 26, 2020

Canadian oil and gas have taken a beating with no recovery after the 2014 crash. Husky Energy (TSX: HSE.TO) was once known as a stable and blue-chip stock with a price over almost $50 before the great recession of 2008, since the beginning of 2020, a Starbucks latte is more expensive than a share of this giant organization.


$817 Billion Cad Spent In Direct Relief Paired With A Message To Canadians To Save For A Rainy Day

By: Hanson Feng

April 28, 2020

The Government of Canada has launched a spree of support Canadians and businesses, helping the most vulnerable in society to ensure Canadians can continue to live after the pandemic comes to an end. This will cost taxpayers over $817 billion dollars plus interest on borrowed capital.


Investing And Economy

By: Hanson Feng

April 20, 2020

On Sunday April 19, 2020 a Reuters report outlined a multi-billion-dollar bankruptcy declaration by America’s largest luxury department store. This was after a $5.7 Million USD bond payment was left unpaid earlier that week....