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Narrative Economics and Virtual Currency

August 4, 2018

Schiller noted that many people believe that the real estate boom was created by falling interest rates, but that interest rates had been falling for two decades before the real estate boom.

In Schiller’s research, he found that a narrative had formed that flipping homes- buying a home fixing it up and selling it quickly- had formed as an intriguing way to make money.

CFTC Proposes Futures Rule

July 26, 2018

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) unanimously approved a proposal to update a rule impacting exchanges that list security futures products (SFPs)

Bi-Partisan Capital Markets Reform Package Announced

July 20, 2018

Jeb Hensarling, the Republican from the State of Texas, and Maxine Waters, the Democrat from the State of California, jointly announced bipartisan capital markets reform called JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018.