How a localized flood may result in fewer loans to a far-off community
Syndicate voting rules reflect varying levels of trust and familiarity
Does it come down to poor valuations or poor strategy?
Lenders financed expansion in some markets, offsetting problems in others
As a group, Chinese futures traders more likely to suffer margin call than to profit
Market concentration, price and quality drive choice of firms
A model examines the relationships between innovation, speculation and market values
Highly technical probabilistic risk assessments at nuclear plants improve safety and pay for themselves many times over
The case for using rising market volatility as a signal to pare back on stocks — does higher risk always mean higher return?
Patterns in corporate bond returns include abrupt short-term performance reversals and “momentum” waves that persist
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
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
Researchers’ model could quantify the risks in the growing movement to ease up on Dodd-Frank regulations
Informed by personal experience, a researcher parses data to help those mulling mastectomy and gynecological surgeries