News tagged with financial market

Rethinking investment risk

Financial innovation is supposed to reduce risk—in theory, at least. Yes, new financial instruments based on the housing market helped cause the financial crisis of 2008. But in the abstract, those same instruments have ...

dateAug 26, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Nasdaq trading halts for three hours due to glitch

A mysterious technical glitch halted trading on the Nasdaq for three hours Thursday in the latest major electronic breakdown on Wall Street, embarrassing the stock exchange that hosts the biggest names in technology, including ...

dateAug 23, 2013 in Business
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Research findings give nod to Gonski

A Murdoch University researcher says Australia should strive to have every school be a good school, and is calling on Federal political party leaders to clarify their positions on how they intend to implement recommendations ...

dateAug 21, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Happiness: There's an app for that

Pick up your smartphone. How are financial markets faring? Check Dow Jones or the S&P 500. Average temperature in the United State last July 4th? Steer your iPad over to the National Weather Service. OK, so how unhappy was ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Internet
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