‘White Swan’ and ‘Black Swan’ Events

‘White Swan’ and ‘Black Swan’ Events

Today, we’re exploring a fascinating topic that has attracted a lot of attention in financial circles: the concept of Black Swan and White Swan events. Our discussion and English class today was inspired by a recent Bloomberg article from January 30th titled,...
Twitter-Fueled Bank Run

Twitter-Fueled Bank Run

In this episode, I will be discussing a recent news story published by CNN Business on March 14 with the headline “SVB collapse was driven by ‘the first Twitter-fueled bank run’.” Listen again: “SVB collapse was driven by ‘the first Twitter-fueled...
Trade Unions | English Lesson

Trade Unions | English Lesson

Our topic today is labor unions. As always, let’s look first at some key vocabulary. VOCABULARY Labor Union: an organization of employees for dealing collectively with employers to improve –– for example –– safety standards, working conditions, and better wages and...