Light-bulb moment for stock market behaviour

University of Adelaide physicists have discovered that the timing of electronic orders on the stock market can be mathematically described in the same way as the lifetime of a light bulb.

3Qs: Will rising home prices cause another housing bubble?

Home prices have once again started to rise, making significant gains for the first time since the housing bubble burst in 2007. While that's good news for sellers, it could be bad news for the nation's economy. Joseph Giglio, ...

Mimicry among stocks can predict stock market crashes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Since early October 2008, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average began its drop that reached a low point the following March, many questions have been raised - particularly about what caused the crash and ...

Metric predicts stock market 'flash' crashes

The May 6, 2010, stock market crash briefly erased almost $1 trillion in value and plunged the Dow Jones Industrial Average into its biggest intraday fall ever. The market recovered most of its losses within the hour, but ...

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