The Best Articles in Finance
The most useful articles and videos in Finance from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Finance Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved in Finance by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- How to Enjoy Life When Everything is More Expensive
- The Art and Science of Spending Money
- Visualizing the $94 Trillion World Economy in One Chart
- Here's what being filthy rich in Europe looked like in 1000 BC, 1 AD, and 1000 AD
- FOMO: The Worst Financial Trait
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How London became the dirty money capital of the world
Russian oligarchs and companies have been investing in London for two decades, encouraged by British politicians of all stripes, but critics say the 'London ...
Sell-to-yourself is on the rise, but who gets the best deal?
Private equity is all about buying companies and selling them on. But as the FT’s Kaye Wiggins explains, with the economy struggling, private equity groups a...
Money and the Climate Crisis
Join Phenomenal World and The Polycrisis for a discussion on the global financial architecture and the climate crisis.With:Adam Tooze | Columbia UniversityAv...
Tesla Stock’s Worst Year Ever, Explained
Tesla closed its worst year in its stock’s history, shedding about $675 billion in market valuation in 2022—the same year CEO Elon Musk bought Twitter. But r...
How Banks Invent Money
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How to Enjoy Life When Everything is More Expensive
How do you enjoy life when everything is more expensive? You don’t want to spend too much. But living without pleasure is also no good.
«When you look at history, you’ll notice that the platitude is right: History doesn’t repeat, it rhymes.»
How to Move Money in the 21st Century
“Financial operations” (FinOps) is an emerging software category with a massive opportunity to streamline, automate, and optimize how we move money, while giving the entire organization a real-time…
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The Ugly Lessons of Silicon Valley Bank’s Collapse
Notoriously smart risk-takers missed a huge threat under their own noses, while avowed libertarians begged for government help.
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Silicon Valley Bank: why did it collapse and is this the start of a banking crisis?
Until last Friday Silicon Valley Bank was the 16th largest bank in the US, worth more than $200bn
How does a bank collapse in 48 hours? A timeline of the SVB fall
This week, the go-to bank for US tech startups came rapidly unglued, leaving its high-powered customers and investors in limbo.
Credit card debt soars as perks proliferate
Banks are piling on the perks while debt soars.
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FOMO: The Worst Financial Trait
Jan 19, 2023 SHARE ↓ A funny thing about money is that it’s a negative art. You often have a better chance of accumulating more of it by getting rid of bad traits vs. acquiring good ones. Most…
«FOMO is also ruinous because it forces you into short-termism. If you only bought an investment because it went up, you’ll be the first to panic when it inevitably goes down.»
Here's what being filthy rich in Europe looked like in 1000 BC, 1 AD, and 1000 AD
Studying the display of personal wealth across time can help us better understand the history of socioeconomic inequality.
Most day traders end up losing money over time. Here’s why.
Here’s why day trading is an extremely difficult pursuit, and what’s likely to happen when inexperienced traders get in over their heads.
Is tipping getting out of control? Many consumers say yes
NEW YORK (AP) — Across the country, there’s a silent frustration brewing about an age-old practice that many say is getting out of hand: tipping. Some fed-up consumers are posting rants on social…
The Snack-Cake Economy: How I Learned Money in Prison
The author picked up some valuable skills while behind bars — like how to make a microwave cake and how to reuse stamps. He also discovered that the most innovative (and brutal) parts of capitalism…
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The Art and Science of Spending Money
Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch once nearly died of a heart attack. Years later he was asked what went through his mind while he was being rushed to the hospital in what could have been his…
«Psychologist Jonathan Haidt says people don’t communicate on social media; they perform for one another. Spending money is like that, too.»
All of the World’s Money and Markets in One Visualization (2022)
The era of easy money is now officially over. For 15 years, policymakers have tried to stimulate the global economy through money creation, zero interest-rate policies, and more recently, aggressive…
How I (and US policymakers) got inflation wrong
Bad takes, revisited.
«More jobs means fewer people looking for work, means it’s harder to find good people to fill those jobs, means you got to raise wages to get them, means inflation goes up. You got it?”»
When Private Equity Becomes Your Landlord
Amid a national housing crisis, giant private equity firms have been buying up apartment buildings en masse to squeeze them for profit, with the help of government-backed Freddie Mac. Meanwhile,…
Visualizing the $94 Trillion World Economy in One Chart
View the expanded version of this infographic. Just four countries—the U.S., China, Japa
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