Should You Be Worried About The “October Effect”?

October is home to more than one frightening American (and, increasingly, global) tradition: Halloween. While that’s mostly about ghosts, ghouls and goblins, October also has a reputation as one of the scariest...

Kim Iskyan: Are IPOs A Good Investment?

There have been 772 initial public offerings (IPOs) so far in 2017 – that’s the most since 2007. These IPOs have raised a total of US$83.4 billion, which is up 90 percent from the same period in 2016. Over 450 of those offerings happened in Asia-Pacific, raising US$37 billion.