Prolonged periods of low volatility provide ample opportunity for investors to become complacent about risk, and increase the prospect of sharp market corrections.
Volatility indexes show that investors have been complacent about the risk of a share market correction.
The record level of the price-to-earnings ratio for equities is increasingly worrying. But how do we determine whether the price of a stock – or an exchange – is valued at its fair price or overvalued?
New research reveals a happy work force is likely to increase a business's profitability.
While every other social media platform seeks to tie users in through content-rich profiles, the transient nature of Snaps means the company needs to find a new hook.
The finance industry has developed a powerful set of tools over the years, which could be used to improve well-being and solve our environmental problems.
Not so wise after all?
Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
New research suggests mini-crashes, in which the price of a single stock or commodity temporarily goes haywire, may be unstoppable.
It hasn't been a good round of earnings for Silicon Valley's big names.
We all miss out when corporates keep themselves to themselves.
The Big Three.
Together, three asset managers now control shares in 40% of all publicly listed firms in the United States.
Traders react with dismay after stocks plunged in September 2008 following the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
Instead, we need to burn the entire system of financial regulation to the ground and replace it with something that supports investing the way it's done today.
A new way of encouraging people to seek out unused information could improve collective decision making.
The soaring cost of housing has helped make capital ownership more profitable than work.
There are lemons in the stock market too.
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As the New York Stock Exchange marks 200 years since its official formation, investors are wondering whether the surging stock market is a 'Trump bump' or more like a lemon.
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Demand has surged for Snapchat's stock but the loss-making company's long-term success is far from certain.
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If the merger goes ahead, the new index would be Europe's largest, giving it dominance within the EU and a strong position in international trading too.
Stocks have their day.
The world's most famous stock index just broke 20,000 for the first time. Here's why it doesn't really matter.
Will investors continue to give Trump a vote of confidence?
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A common Wall Street adage claims: 'As January goes, so goes the year.' What does that mean for investors as stocks look set to end President-elect Trump’s first month in office higher?
The last 20 years of failure to tackle boardroom excess should prompt a more radical approach.
Markets have risen in response to President-elect Trump, particularly in the pharmaceutical and financial industries.
World markets bounced back surprisingly quickly after Trump's election. Here are a few theories as to why.
People around the world woke up to a new U.S. president-elect.
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Four of our economic scholars weigh in on Trump's legislative agenda, healing the divide, uncertainty and something known as the 'presidential puzzle.'