Chaos-on-a-chip model shows market bubbles may be predictable, controllable
(Phys.org) —It's an idea financial regulators have dreamed of. Experiments on a simple model of chaos have found that it may be possible not only to predict an extreme event, like a stock market collapse, ...
High-frequency trading tactic lowers investor profits
High-frequency trading strategies that exploit today's fragmented equity markets reduce investor profits overall, according to new findings by University of Michigan engineering researchers. The study is believed to be the ...
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.
The reason we lose at games
If you have ever wondered why you never seem to win at skill-based games such as poker or chess, there might be a very good reason. Writing in PNAS, a University of Manchester physicist has discovered that some games are si ...
Wikipedia's early stock market warning signs
(Phys.org) —Wikipedia could have been used as early warning signs of stock market movements, according to a new study. Researchers led by Dr Suzy Moat, Senior Research Fellow at Warwick Business School, ...
Herding in the stock market may inspire human-guided trading algorithms
US imposes new rules on high-speed traders
US regulators on Tuesday announced new rules aimed at shedding light on the secretive industry of computerized high-speed trading, which has been blamed for destabilizing financial markets.
Exxon passes Apple as most valuable company (Update)
Exxon has once again surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable company after the iPhone and iPad maker saw its stock price falter.
For pundits, it's better to be confident than correct: Twitter analysis shows how 'yelling' attracts followers
It would be nice to think the pundits we see yelling on TV and squawking on Twitter are right all the time. It turns out they're wrong more often than they are right. Now two Washington State University economics ...
Apple shares drop 20 percent from peak
Apple's stock is falling along with a sell-off in the broader market.
Algorithmic trading to replace humans in the stock market
Statistical analysis could predict bankrupt stocks
Ethnic diversity can deflate stock market bubbles, study finds
Stock market bubbles have led to economic catastrophes from the Great Depression through the dot-com boom of the 1990s and up to the recent housing financial crisis. Although these episodes cause widespread ...
Tech sector slips into surprising slump
In a surprising turn, the tech industry is in a slump even as the U.S. economy picks up steam. The announcement last week that Silicon Valley giant Cisco Systems, which sells networking and telecommunications equipment, plans ...