Finance Tag

Kelsey Burhans, a graduate in International Affairs and Economics from Northeastern University, has put herself in understanding the Latin American culture and their economies through the aspect of microfinance and financial inclusion. She experienced the culture by working and studying abroad. Kelsey was awarded a prestigious Fulbright fellowship and began with her project in Bolivia, then moved onto Peru. She worked in close contact with...

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IPO

Private Corporations offers its shares to the public to allow their companies to raise capital from public investors. This phenomenon is called ‘Initial Public Offering (IPO)’ in the economy of investors.  Facebook too had filed an IPO to possibly gain investment as it typically includes share premiums from the public.   David Sherman, professor at Northeastern University analyses Facebook’s IPO. According to him, there is a chance...

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In April, many of us might still be wondering if any of us have fulfilled the New Year resolution of saving more and spending less yet. Most of us might not have been able to do so till now. So, here are some tips to achieve the goal by a personal finance expert Timothy Gagnon, who is an assistant Academic Specialist of Accounting at Northeastern...

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Back in 2016, a tax haven took place by a Panamanian law firm and corporate service provider called Mossack Fonseca. Panama Paper leak included some of the secret financial and attorney-client information numbering to 11.5 million. The documents dated back to the 1970s leaked the truth of 214,488 shell companies used for illegal purposes from frauds to tax evasions. In this corporate governance failure, a...

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Yakov Bart, an associate professor of Marketing at the Northeastern University advised the investors that despite being in a panic situation, they should stay calm and maintain a diverse portfolio to diversify the risk associated. The stock market had a tumultuous week with financial uncertainty because of COVID-19. The key method to tackle such an uncertain situation is to plan the type of securities you...

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Budget planning for students

Budget planning might be tricky for students entering their colleges or universities for the first time. From planning to spend on new books and stationery to spending on good food, almost all the students find it hard to manoeuvre around their financial limits and expenses. Balancing the cost of housing, rent, electricity bills, clothes, and such essential things becomes difficult when you are in a...

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District

One of the many archaeological pieces of evidence of Stone Age and Iron Age human settlements have been discovered in Kalahandi, a district in Odisha. However, due to drastically changing climatic conditions, the area is now one of the most drought-stricken agricultural districts. To study this district, Northeastern University undergraduate, Matt Shutzer travelled to India to study infrastructure problems in Kalahandi. He says, “Kalahandi is one...

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Money

Ever wondered what more money could bring? Happiness? Maybe yes!   We all would be glad if we would have little more money to spend on things or to donate. This finance would give the ultimate satisfaction of having and enjoying all the assets. ‘Happinomics’ is the term given to science and economics of happiness.   David DeSteno, a Psychology professor at Northeastern University says that emotional science is...

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The financial decision is a process that is responsible for all the decisions related with to liabilities and stockholder’s equity of the company as well as the issuance of bonds.  These decisions are concerned with long-term assets. These assets are helpful in production. Profit is earned by selling the goods so produced. It can, therefore, be said that the more correct these decisions are, the...

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