Buyers find the tomes heavy, costly and too frequently revised, while sellers might like to kill the used book market entirely
Less sophisticated investors reveal their sentiment in certain trades, and a 20-year study measures it company by company
The case for using rising market volatility as a signal to pare back on stocks — does higher risk always mean higher return?
As alternative pricing schemes proliferate, researchers examine beliefs about their fairness
Data back to 1870 show similarities in the worst banking system shocks — focusing on loose lending before a meltdown
Private equity investors weigh the total cost of capital — not just debt, but equity as well — when pursuing buyouts
The relationship between short- and longer-term moving averages has strong predictive power for share price returns
Valentin Haddad’s research finds that insurers’ patient investing shields risky assets — and those who hold them — from steeper declines
Sebastian Edwards finds Keynes’ public take-down of Roosevelt’s gold policies still relevant today
Andrea Eisfeldt finds that hedge funds with infrastructure to execute sophisticated arbitrage crowd out less-expert investors
What happened when the Argentine government lied about inflation numbers?
Ads aimed at brand awareness are shown to be more effective
Real-world bond data reveals how the capital positions and liquidity of middlemen affect prices of securities they broker
Well-known market anomalies are largely absent among the biggest stocks
A scan of a million brokerage accounts finds the wealthy trade ahead of market-moving news
Henry Friedman’s research finds, surprisingly, that major economic news actually heightens attention paid to company announcements