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 ...

Research gives new insight into capitalizing on momentum investing

Every investor is chasing the answer to one question: When should I buy stocks and when should I sell them? It's the elusive formula for timing the market. New research co-authored by Albert "Pete" Kyle, the Charles E. Smith ...

TV ads inspire investment interest, study finds

Stock trading volumes in the United States have soared over the last year and much of it seems to be driven by retail investors. With thousands of stocks to choose from, what factors influence investors' decisions?

Research shows investors take stock of Super Bowl advertisers

Not all of the 100 million U.S. viewers who tune in Sunday to the 55th Super Bowl will focus solely on the game. Some will watch for the commercials, a Super Bowl of their own in creativity, celebrity cameos and expense.

'Better data needed' on measures of sustainability in business

Oxford research shows increasing numbers of investors want better reporting on the environmental, social and governmental (ESG) factors that affect performance so they can make more informed decisions on where to put their ...

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