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Spread-changing orders and deletions affect stock prices

The first rule on the stock market is to buy low and sell high. Economists are well aware of how this behaviour changes the prices of stocks, but in reality, trades alone don't tell the whole story. Parties like banks and ...

US judge slashes jury award in Roundup cancer case

A US judge on Monday slashed punitive damages a jury ordered Monsanto to pay in a Roundup cancer trial, saying the sum was too high despite the company's "reprehensible" conduct.

Insurance companies: Want to steal your competitors' customers?

Researchers from the United States published new research in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science (Editor's note: The source of this research is INFORMS), which sheds light on just how much it may take for the companies ...

The high cost of perfectionism

A little self-doubt at work can be a good thing, but like anything else—too much can be a bad thing.

How DVR is changing the world of TV advertising

As digital advertising takes over the world of marketing, with popular focus on everything from social media ads to search engine ads, it can be easy to forget about television. In recent years, though, the TV landscape has ...

Career differences main driver of wage inequality

Why does a 55-year-old worker earn on average around 40 percent more than a 25-year-old? Is there a link between average wage growth and rising wage inequality? Many answers to these fundamental questions have so far remained ...

Self-managed teams lead to much lower pay for women

As companies trim their hierarchies and form teams of employees to manage themselves, researchers from Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis are sounding warning bells.

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