Financial Derivatives: Opportunities and dangers

Derivatives are one of the most modern types of financial instruments. They first appeared in the 19th century, while they were fully structured in the international markets during the 20th century, initially in the United States. Derivatives, by definition, comprise financial securities with values reliant upon, or derived from, an underlying asset or a group […]

The impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on world’s economies and the example of Sweden

Tackling the worst pandemic that humanity has faced in a century required some extreme measures, didn’t it? Lockdowns have been one of the most common, yet extreme measures taken in order to control the spread of the coronavirus. People, and especially the elderly and those with health problems, were required to stay at home so […]