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.

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?
Hackers, Bitcoins & Fleas
Right before I sat down to write this 10th Man, I read a New York Times article about how people are getting their identities stolen via their phone number. The one thing all these people had in common? They were vocal on social media about investing in bitcoin. They got hacked—and their bitcoins disappeared. In some cases, seven figures’ worth.