Insider trading study shows stronger enforcement
The first major study of the enforcement of Australia's insider trading laws has shown the number of insider trading cases brought by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is increasing, ...
Prejudices and discrimination threat for efficient financial market
Prejudices about ethnicity and culture influence how and why financial markets respond to the initial public offering for companies and the valuation of the shares. In her thesis, Ivana Naumovska from the Erasmus Research ...
It's no bubble: Insane dotcom valuations reveal how integral tech is to our lives
A recent flurry of business mergers and acquisitions and stock market flotations in the US has prompted some financial commentators to predict a new tech bubble. ...
You don't need a fast car to rob a bank any more, just malware
The number of physical robberies on banks has fallen dramatically in recent years, but the amount of money banks are losing through electronic methods has rocketed. In 2013 for example, the annual fraud ...
Judge sets bail for shamed ex-boss of Spanish wifi firm
The disgraced ex-boss of Spanish wifi provider Let's Gowex faces up to 10 years in jail for years of financial fraud, a judge said on Monday, setting his bail at 600,000 euros ($816,00).
Herding in the stock market may inspire human-guided trading algorithms
Investors' risk tolerance decreases with the stock market, study finds
As the U.S. economy slowly recovers many investors remain wary about investing in the stock market. Now, Michael Guillemette, an assistant professor of personal financial planning in the University of Missouri College of ...
New model uses the laws of molecular fluid dynamics to aid the analysis of financial markets
A new model to aid the analysis of financial markets uses the laws of molecular fluid dynamics to describe order-book transactions.
Cyber risks can cause disruption on scale of 2008 crisis, study says
Organisations must dramatically improve their response to cyber risks to avoid a new global shock on the scale of the financial crisis that rocked the world in 2008, a study showed Tuesday.
Exchange rate behaves like particles in a molecular fluid
The swings in market prices and exchange rates have the same foundations as molecule movements in physics. This has been demonstrated by a team of scientists from Switzerland and Japan.
Study: Wall Street's short sellers wrongly maligned—detected red flags ahead of US financial crisis
(Phys.org) —Numerous banks in the United States failed during the recent financial crisis—and more would have, absent governmental intervention, writes short-selling expert Hemang Desai, a professor at Southern Methodist ...
Control theorist Barmish challenges need to model financial markets
(Phys.org) —B. Ross Barmish hopes his research will build a bridge between control theorists and financial scholars.
More mentions in the FT linked to greater popularity of stocks
A six-year study of the Financial Times has found that the more frequently a company is mentioned in the newspaper in the morning, the greater the volume of shares traded in that company during the same day.
Hacking fears outweigh privacy concerns, US survey finds
US Internet users are far more worried about computer hacking and theft of personal information than about online privacy and tracking by marketers, a poll showed on Friday.