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.
3Qs: Will rising home prices cause another housing bubble?
Home prices have once again started to rise, making significant gains for the first time since the housing bubble burst in 2007. While that's good news for sellers, it could be bad news for the nation's economy. ...
Could this be the end of stock market crashes?
(Phys.org)—A 72-year study of the Dow Jones could help avoid the kind of stock market crash that struck the world economy in 2008.
Trying to make sense of the world: Why do consumers misunderstand causes and effects?
Consumers often attempt to match causes to consequences to make sense of events that unfold in their lives or in the world, but this strategy leads to erroneous conclusions, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer ...
Mimicry among stocks can predict stock market crashes
Metric predicts stock market 'flash' crashes
The May 6, 2010, stock market crash briefly erased almost $1 trillion in value and plunged the Dow Jones Industrial Average into its biggest intraday fall ever. The market recovered most of its losses within the hour, but ...
Model describes Web page popularity
Hoover's pro-labor stance helped cause Great Depression, economist says
(PhysOrg.com) -- Pro-labor policies pushed by President Herbert Hoover after the stock market crash of 1929 accounted for close to two-thirds of the drop in the nation's gross domestic product over the two years that followed, ...