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Financial Economics Textbooks

I have an interest in financial economics, and I plan to take the graduate sequence, however I did not take an undergraduate course in that field. I would really appreciate it if someone could ...
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Why is gold a safe haven investment?

To me, it seems like gold is the ultimate example of something where the value should go down when the economy, stock market etc go down. Just like Ferraris, and other frivolous consumer luxury goods,...
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Why does falling global bond yields signal coming deflation

In this article, it suggests that, "Bond markets are signalling something very nasty coming down the road at us – an all encompassing, worldwide deflation. " I cannot understand why bond yields ...
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Can futures buying/selling distort price discovery?

How credible is the suggestion that specific parties distort price discovery (rig the market) of a given asset by buying/selling corresponding futures contracts or any other derivatives. Should these ...
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How to calculate average buy price when you buy, sell and rebuy

I wanted to get my avaerage buy price for some stocks I bought and see if I made money. So far for just buying and then later selling I have been calculating the avaege buy price using this formula <...
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Who were the economists who made lots of money in the financial markets? [closed]

I prefer to learn economic theories from economists who made lots of money from the financial markets and were aided by their economic ideas. Who were they? What are the notable economic theories did ...