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The return of MEH?

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Academic interest in financial markets is ubiquitous these days. The news of mathematicians, physicists and engineers, and other professions going into financial markets are not unusual in our time. But it was not always like this, there was a time when financial markets were seen with disrespect in academia, they […]

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La chute du pétrole n’est pas terminée

C’est la panique qui a frappé les marchés boursiers ce lundi, suite à l’échec des négociations des pays de l’OPEP qui s’étaient réunis ce dimanche à Doha. Le but de cette rencontre était d’obtenir un accord unanime concernant la décision de fixer la quantité d’offre à celle de février 2016. […]

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The European Union deflation problem

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Last Thursday, Eurostat launched its report concerning inflation in the Eurozone for the month of March. It was estimated at – 0.1%. This result is problematic because the European Union’s Bank (ECB) status decrees it has to flirt with 2% per year. Inflation has always fluctuated around this value between […]

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International money flows

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Since the explosion of international trades and the success of capitalism in the last two centuries, international money flows have become very important. These flows are materialized as foreign investments and trades. At the international scale, the issue is that we deal with more than one currency (for example Euro […]

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Investment Banks – IPO

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The first thing you have to know about investment banks is that they are not banks. The role of such a structure is to help firms to sell securities to public. These securities can be stocks (parts of the equity of a firm) or bonds (debt of the firm). More […]

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Monetary Policy – The Federal Reserve

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The Federal Reserve (often called Fed) is the central bank of the U.S.A. responsible for the american currency: the U.S. dollar. Its goals can be summarized in three points: – guarantee the stability of prices and currency. – reach full employment. – help economic growth. To achieve these goals the […]

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What is Finance?

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Every day we hear about something related to finance. People have stereotypes about the financial world, without understanding what is meant by the word finance. In our first article, we hope to give you a first grasp of what stands behind the seven letters of finance. In order to do […]

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TFAcademy

    Welcome to TFAcademy!   If you want to learn the basic concepts of finance and understand more complex issues related to this universe, you are in the right place. Our goal is to offer accessible knowledge about finance for all the students who are interested in this field. […]

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