News tagged with financial market

Physics could help financial traders

(PhysOrg.com) -- While most people know that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, this concept is proving even truer in the world of stock trading. In a world where buying low and selling ...

Mar 24, 2011 report
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The Financial Bubble Experiment

Professor Didier Sornette from the Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC) at ETH Zurich is convinced that financial markets are not just random. Consequently, his Financial Crisis Observatory ...

May 04, 2010
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'Failure is good'

“Greed is good” became a popular phrase in the aftermath of the 1987 movie Wall Street, implying that the riches of individual financiers were justified by the role those people played initiating large-scale ...

Apr 05, 2010
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The future of private equity

Although global private equity markets have fallen on hard times, reports of their imminent demise are greatly exaggerated. So says Steve Kaplan, a widely recognized authority on entrepreneurial finance and corporate governance ...

Nov 16, 2009
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