Finance

Are Your Colleagues Influencing Your Investment Decisions?
When and how employees choose to participate their company's employee stock purchase plans might depend on what their colleagues do.
Jan 08, 2021
Getting to the Bottom of Discount Rate Variation
New research is important for understanding which economic forces might move expected stock returns in the first place.
Dec 17, 2020
Why it Takes More Than Just Good Timing to Succeed in the Market
Some traders time the market, others look for signs to get the most bang for their buck. But what’s the best method? Both, says new research.
Dec 17, 2020
How Climate Disasters Impact Investment Decisions
Living through a climate-related disaster can be a harrowing experience for anyone. For professional money managers, it can even impact their investment decisions.
Dec 11, 2020
Taking Another Look At A Way to Evaluate Mutual Funds
New research refutes a critique of a way to evaluate mutual fund performance.
Dec 10, 2020
How to Pick the Best Mutual Funds
New research from Maryland Smith pioneers a way to sift through the thousands of active mutual funds to winnow them down to a set of the best ones to invest in.
Dec 10, 2020
How Money Market Funds React to Crisis
How do U.S. money market funds respond to a crisis? New research explores what happened during the European debt crisis that spiraled when Greece required a bailout.
Dec 10, 2020
The Trouble With Being Public in Emerging Markets
You'd think the world’s major multinational, publicly traded firms might have an advantage across the developing world over privately owned rivals. Not so, according to new research. And the reason why is a bit surprising.
Feb 19, 2020
Do Institutional Investors Have An Edge on News?
Research finds no advantage, just superior skills for institutional investors when it comes to reading and reacting to news with stock trades.
Jan 30, 2020
An Analyst's Actual Impact
How much do analysts really move markets? New research examine the role that reports play in determining an analyst's future at big investment banks.
Feb 11, 2019

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