A Comic Book Where Capitalist Elites Kill the Poor and Use Evil Magic to Get Rich
To the uninitiated, the goings-on in world financial markets look like so much wizardry. The data sets and jargon flung around on Wall Street seem arcane, charting how money magically moves from one place to another. In a new Image Comics series, it actually is magic that makes the super-rich more affluent every day.
U.S. one dollar bills blow near the Andalusian capital of Seville in this photo illustration taken on November 16, 2014. A year-long investigation into allegations of collusion and manipulation by global currency traders is set to come to a head on Wednesday, with Britain's financial regulator and six big banks expected to agree a settlement involving around 1.5 billion ($2.38 billion) in fines. The settlement comes amid a revival of long-dormant volatility on the foreign exchanges, where a…
These Four Massive Threats Are Hitting Financial Markets All At Once
Everything seems to be going wrong all at once for the world's financial markets. August is on track to be the worst month for U.S. stocks in more than a year, India is on the verge of a full-fledged currency crisis like the Asian disaster of the 1990s, and oil prices are skyrocketing.
The Fear Index - Dr Max Hoffman is a legend. A physicist once employed on the Large Hadron Collider, he now uses a revolutionary and highly secret system of computer algorithms to trade on the world's financial markets. None of his rivals is sure how he does it, but somehow Hoffman's hedge fund -- built around the standard measure of market volatility: the VIX or "Fear Index" -- generates astonishing returns for his investors. Late one night, in his house beside Lake Geneva, an intruder…
Point Break 2015 Action, Crime, Sport Edgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. Deep undercover, and with his life in danger, he strives to prove these athletes are the architects of the mind-boggling crimes that are devastating the world's financial markets.