Unpacking Tax Reform

New tax legislation poses challenges for some Americans, but enthuses and incentivizes productivity for others.  January 19, 2018 Patrick Reilly, Nazmus Mallick, Avery Ryan, and Peter Scharf ________ The newly passed tax bill, officially legislated as H.R. 1 or Act to Provide for Reconciliation Pursuant to Titles II and V of the Concurrent Resolution on […]

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The Baseball Economics Revolution

America’s favorite pastime undergoes a fascinating merger with the dismal science October 27, 2017 By Peter Scharf I am a huge baseball fan.  I have been watching the MLB-particularly my hometown Philadelphia Phillies-regularly since I was 8 years old.  I have attended 50-75 games and watched my boys in red pinstripes play in the National […]

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Unpacking Brexit: One Year On.

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union continues to prompt more questions than answers for global markets. October 23, 2017 By Nazmus Mallick   June 23, 2016 is a day redefined Britain’s relationship with the world. It has been sixteen months since the British people voted in a referendum to withdraw their country from the […]

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What on Earth are Cryptocurrencies?

Cryptocurrencies are a rising phenomenon…maybe? October 2, 2017 By Patrick Reilly Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and others have been gaining popularity. While still not generally understood by the average person, these “currencies” have risen exponentially in value over recent years. This has attracted the attention of such notorious investors as self-described Floyd “Crypto” […]

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Arabian Fights

As a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar continues, the tiny nation needs to evaluate whether its ambitious goals have come at too high of a price.   September 19, 2017 By Nicolas Guerrero Glass-clad skyscrapers rise above a palm-lined waterfront. The financial district, bustling with foreign expats, lies surrounded by the pristine waters of the Persian […]

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Make America Sane Again

The Perils of Trump: Why Donald Trump is the Gravest Existential Threat to the U.S. Economy Since World War II Donald Trump has run a presidential campaign branded on populism which rejects the global and domestic economic system developed by the two major political parties since World War II. Though politically appealing to a large […]

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Save to Save Yourself

By Anthony Campano Saving is a practice often preached to young adults who have just entered the workforce, yet pushed aside in certain occasions, such as moving out of your parents’ house or buying a new car. However, CNBC released a statistic that should strike you as remarkable: “47 percent of Americans said they could […]

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