Finance and Business Writer
Suzanne Cosgrove spent much of her career at financial wire services and the Chicago Tribune, where she served as assistant financial editor. In 1996, she opened the Chicago bureau for the Market News International wire service and served as bureau chief for four years. In addition to freelance work, Suzanne is an adjunct professor at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
In the world of economic theory, Myron Scholes has rock-star status. Introducing Scholes before his address to The Chicago Council…
The effects of the commodity market volatility of a few years ago trickled down to grocery stores, and impacted prices consumers paid for dairy, grains and produce. Some in the grocery business chose to begin managing similar volatility through futures markets.
The eventual end of the Fed’s asset purchasing program has markets rising and falling. But few seem to agree on the timing of the quantitative easing rollback.
Attend a speech by any Federal Reserve official, and you will hear this question from the audience: When will the…
Robert Shiller is best known for the index that bears his name, but from digital media to new concepts for futures and securities, he isn’t running out of ideas anytime soon.
Foreign currency futures celebrated their 40th anniversary in May, but shifts in the global marketplace appear to be giving it a second wind.
The explosive growth of the digital world appears to have a further upside as new information technologies – and their…