Oct 21, 2014

Alibaba and a missing tale of market reforms

by Curtis S. Chin

Just eight minutes after Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba made history recently with its blockbuster Initial Public Offering, New York equity markets seemingly hit their peak and have been trending downward ever since. This kind of volatility shows the need for continued capital market reforms.

Women joining the top '1 percent'

Oct 20, 2014

Women joining the top '1 percent'

by Robert Samuelson

A study by three economists concludes that economic inequality in America is becoming more gender neutral. In the early 1980s, women comprised at least 3 percent of the top 1 percent of wage earners. Now they're approaching 20 percent.