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Bold new model breaks homelessness cycle

The majority of 575 people in South Australia with a history of chronic homelessness have found stable housing and are well on the way to a better life after three years of intensive support under the "Aspire' program—Australia's ...

Predicting restaurant survival: A picture can provide the answer

A picture is worth a thousand words… and to restaurant owners and investors it could be worth their livelihood. New research in the journal Management Science finds that consumer-posted photos can serve as a strong leading ...

Short-term debt comes with a penalty in the cost of equity

A new study finds that investors want to be compensated, in the form of higher returns, for holding the stock of firms that have a relatively higher proportion of short-term debt, rather than long term debt

How stock market inefficiencies can affect the real economy

Mutual fund investors are known to be vulnerable to fluctuating market conditions. What is less well understood is how corporate managers are affected by waves of investor optimism. A researcher has published a study in the ...

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Investor

An investor is a party that makes an investment into one or more categories of assets --- equity, debt securities, real estate, currency, commodity, derivatives such as put and call options, etc. --- with the objective of making a profit.

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