Finance 97

Are the following behaviors ethical? The readings (in Chapter 1) describe the following three ethical controversies in Finance (short selling,

corporate raiders, tax avoidance). Pick one of topics below that fall within this same gray area with respect to ethics, and write a brief summary (maximum one-page, double-spaced). This summary should include a description of the topic (i.e., explain what it is) and should briefly explain both sides the ethical argument. What benefits does it provide? Who does it hurt? Etc. Please turn in your one-pager in class, and be prepared to share/discuss what you find with the class.

Topics: Dark Pools; High Frequency Trading; Bitcoin; Impact Investing; Divestment (of fossil fuel companies, for example).

For interesting articles and case studies around ethics in Finance including the topics above, please see the following link:””

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