A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Oct. 15 in New York City. Stocks remain on a downward trajectory amid growing fears of Ebola and a global slowdown.

How fear plays a role in our finances

Aug 28, 2015
It was the first reaction many people had when the stock market dropped this week.
Posted In: psychology, Science, fear
Are you scared of this picture? Probably.

Weekend Brunch: Midterm elections and things we're scared of

Oct 31, 2014
A look at the upcoming 2014 midterm elections, plus what are you scared of?
Posted In: clowns, GDP, midterm elections, fear
Judy Garland Wizard of Oz

How the VIX index tracks investor fear

May 5, 2014
When stock markets are going down, the VIX index is going up.
Posted In: VIX, Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, Wizard of Oz, fear

Is fear a financial motivator?

Dec 12, 2012
Seems like every time you turn on the news, there's some new danger to our health or our financial well-being.
Posted In: fear, innovation

Today's phrase to freak you out: history sniffing

Dec 6, 2010
Lawsuits are being brought as dozens of websites are found to have been engaged in the practice of "history sniffing". This is when you visit a...
Posted In: business, fear, history sniffing, privacy, Web Culture