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July 23, 2016

Study Uses Text-Mining to Improve Market Intelligence on Startups

July 13, 2016 — A researcher has created a new method that uses big data analytics and text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence and explain potential mergers and acquisitions of startup companies in the ... read more

Stocks Overvalued Longer and More Often Than Previously Thought, Says Study

May 4, 2016 — A study of the most commonly-traded US stocks over the last 13-years finds 13,000 'bubbles,' or periods when the stocks were ... read more

Intelligent Transaction Tax Could Help Reduce Systemic Risk in Financial Networks

Apr. 11, 2016 — A new study proposes a solution for mitigating the increasingly risky nature of financial markets, based on an analysis of systemic risk in financial ... read more

Female Traders Can Reduce Market Crashes, Expert Says

Mar. 7, 2016 — Research shows that increasing the proportion of female traders can reduce the occurrence of the most extreme ... read more

Does Your Financial Adviser Specialize in Misconduct?

Mar. 1, 2016 — In the first large-scale study documenting the economy-wide extent of misconduct among financial advisers and financial advisory firms in the United States, researchers find that most financial ... read more

Stress Test Will Help Community Banks Assess Financial Resilience to Crisis

Jan. 14, 2016 — A new macro stress test has been created that community banks can use to assess their capital adequacy in times of financial crisis and ... read more

Jan. 6, 2016 — Researchers are warning of an overheating art market, one of the fastest-growing investment sectors of the past decade, after applying a new bubble detection method analyzing millions of auction ... read more

Even With 24/7 Access, Investors Tend to Avoid Portfolios When Expecting Bad News

Dec. 18, 2015 — George Loewenstein and Duane Seppi first introduced the 'ostrich effect' in 2009 to describe how investors 'put their heads in the sand' to dodge facing their financial portfolios ... read more

Zig While Others Zag for More Successful Investments

Nov. 13, 2015 — Aso-called contrarian investment funds far outperform their herd-fund rivals in several performance measurements, new research shows, adding that their managers have found ways to gather information ... read more

When Fed Locks Up Funds, Small Businesses Suffer

Sep. 17, 2015 — When the Federal Reserve raises interest rates to slow down a speeding economy -- effectively raising the price of money -- banks often sell down their stockpile of securities to keep the financial ... read more

Aug. 24, 2015 — Like the Rubik's Cube, a three-dimensional combination puzzle where every twist also scrambles the face opposite of it, economics puzzles are similarly interlinked -- a change in policy may lead ... read more

How Stock Market's 'Spare Tire' Keeps Economy Churning During Banking Crises

Aug. 5, 2015 — In countries with strong legislation to prevent fraudulent corporate behavior, banking crises have a less severe impact on firms and the economy in general, a new study ... read more

Bitcoin Virtual Currency Users and Motivations: A Haven for Criminals?

Aug. 3, 2015 — A new study uses Google Trends data in an attempt to understand who uses the anonymous crypto-currency Bitcoin, and for what ... read more

Study Delves Into Regulators' Decision-Making in Bank Closures

July 17, 2015 — Commercial bank regulators consider much more than monetary cost when determining whether to close a troubled bank, a new report states. According to the study, regulators show a desire to defer ... read more

Pension Funds Are Losing Billions Annually Due to End of Month Trading

June 30, 2015 — Pension funds around the world could be losing out on billions of euros and dollars of the stock market gains they would have made because they are obliged to sell part of their portfolios before the ... read more

Commodity Market Volatility More Perception Than Reality

June 23, 2015 — When grain and other commodity prices experienced explosive episodes between 2004 and 2013, the finger pointed toward index traders as the cause. Researchers identified and date-stamped both upward ... read more

Inexperienced Investors Should Take Advantage of 'Auto-Pilot Investing'

June 1, 2015 — Use of target-date is a positive trend that will help inexperienced investors invest safely without risking significant losses based on their lack of knowledge, an expert writes. Target-date funds, ... read more

Study Connects Credit Default Swaps to Mortgage Delinquencies

May 26, 2015 — The first empirical investigation has been released by investigators connecting credit default swaps to mortgage defaults that helped lead to the 2007-2008 financial ... read more

With One False Tweet, Computer-Based Hack Crash Led to Real Panic

May 20, 2015 — A false tweet from a hacked account owned by the Associated Press demonstrates the need to better understand how social media data is linked to decision making in the private and public sector, ... read more

May 11, 2015 — European banks are as vulnerable to failing today as they were in the run-up to the 2008 global economic crash and subsequent recession, new research has found. In the first study to compare sources ... read more

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