Why are some people wealthier than others? It's a question that has spawned a slew of maddeningly optimistic self-help books and a pile of research that takes a much more depressing stance. Personal financial success, ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Those looking for stock tips around the water cooler or on the golf course might try one more source ― online search engine data.
University of Alberta researcher Andrew Leach likes the way Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal thinks.
Innovation and high-tech "clusters" inspired by the success of Silicon Valley in the United States are, ironically, struggling to get much social networking out of the scientists who inhabit them, a new study suggests.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Individuals investing in stocks let their emotions guide them more than facts, often to their financial detriment, a new UC Davis study finds.
As much of the developed world continues to dig out from the impact of the 2008 financial crisis, a team of researchers at Harvard and in London has created a model of bank failure aimed at helping economies avoid crashes. ...
Most of our society's wealth is invested in businesses or other ventures that may or may not pan out. Thus, chance plays a role in where the wealth of a society will end up.
When the language used by financial analysts and reporters becomes increasingly similar the stock market may be overheated, say scientists.
A study of home purchases during the real estate boom years in Chicago shows how one ethically murky and sometimes illegal - tactic used to sell homes may have contributed to the housing crash.
Conventional wisdom among managers holds that employees helping each other can only be good for a company. Accordingly, firms spend money, time and effort to promote whats known as "knowledge transfer." Policies range ...