Patterns in corporate bond returns include abrupt short-term performance reversals and “momentum” waves that persist
Price movements can be more extreme
Highly technical probabilistic risk assessments at nuclear plants improve safety and pay for themselves many times over
Does it come down to poor valuations or poor strategy?
Higher prices for the first few procedures, followed by a volume discount, may help balance risks and rewards
Tyler Muir finds that neither war nor deep recession darkens investor sentiment like sudden turmoil in the financial system
Andrea Eisfeldt finds that hedge funds with infrastructure to execute sophisticated arbitrage crowd out less-expert investors
Firms endure losses in hopes of a turnaround
Syndicate voting rules reflect varying levels of trust and familiarity
Market concentration, price and quality drive choice of firms
The case for using rising market volatility as a signal to pare back on stocks — does higher risk always mean higher return?
As a group, Chinese futures traders more likely to suffer margin call than to profit
A model examines the relationships between innovation, speculation and market values
Valentin Haddad’s research looks at the phenomenon of “information aversion,” when individual investors stop tracking their portfolios for fear of bad news
Valentin Haddad’s research finds that insurers’ patient investing shields risky assets — and those who hold them — from steeper declines
A look at the shape of five variables through the last seven downturns vs. today’s numbers