Finance

The Cross Section of Commodity Returns
What’s the most useful way to look at commodity prices? A team of Smith School researchers sought to answer that question by examining commodity futures returns over a 42-year period.
Jan 29, 2018
How to Optimize Executive Incentives
Leaders can lose their jobs for simply having the right skills at the wrong time, which can complicate negotiations for executive incentive packages.
Jan 16, 2018
Slow and Steady Avoids the Crash
Wall Street traders can keep the market from crashing by implementing a slow-and-steady trading strategy.
Nov 27, 2017
Giving Power to the People
Virtually all director elections in the U.S. are uncontested and a single “for” vote is enough to elect a director. Do votes in these routine elections even matter? Yes, according to new research.
Sep 28, 2017
The Upsides of Swimming in a Crowded Pool
Investors hate competition because it destroys firm value, but it also spreads the risk among many players when market demand falls.
Aug 03, 2017