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 ...

Supporting both political parties can help companies reduce risk

U.S. companies that balance their political connections across party lines in a polarized partisan environment are in a position to see less volatility in their stock prices and profits, according to a University of Oregon-led ...

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 ...

COVID-19 hit stock markets as it spread from country to country

As Covid-19 spread around the world, stock markets in individual countries took a major hit—yet stock markets in China where the disease first struck avoided significant falls—researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation ...

Market report: Rising stock wealth does boost spending, employment

The stock market is a staple of business news, but it is unclear how meaningful stock prices are to the larger economy. Do changes in stock prices directly affect shorter-term consumption, or are they just leading indicators ...

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