Jesse Downing

Jesse Downing is a graduate of Harvard College, where he studied economics and mathematics.He is a co-author of Investment: A History (Columbia Business School Publishing, February 2016).

Recent Articles By The Author

Ancient History Offers Investors Lessons About Market Volatility

Ancient History Offers Investors Lessons About Market Volatility

Deals made centuries ago in Greece and during the European Renaissance hold important takeaways for investing in the 21st century.

This New Fiduciary Rule Is a Baby Step Toward Protecting Dignified Retirement

This New Fiduciary Rule Is a Baby Step Toward Protecting Dignified Retirement

The Department of Labor "conflict of interest" rule requires financial advisors to act as fiduciaries when handling retirement accounts.