Activist short selling plays an important role in keeping financial markets accountable and efficient.
Why are so many entrepreneurs in Canada avoiding going public, and what are the consequences for our economy?
Until the late 1800s, moments of widespread high-risk financial gambling weren’t considered manias but the results of individual actors, who bore responsibility for the disastrous results.
The dark side of 'financialisation' is well-known. But it's not all bad news.
With the global financial system on permanent life support, even trillion-dollar stimulus packages can only do so much to restore equality.
How you can gauge investors' sleepiness by using Google search data.
A finance scholar explains what an IPO is, how it works and a new way companies are going public that’s winning the hearts of WallStreetBets Redditors.
Historically, tech stocks have dominated global stock markets. Despite the pandemic, many continue to grow at remarkable rate.
Market prices are supposed to reflect a company's fundamental value. When they no longer do, bad things can happen.
WallStreetBets is now reshaping financial markets: Non-professional market participants, or retail investors, are doing the work traditionally performed by financial advisers and analysts.
Now that Gen Z has got a taste for financial trading, the whole game has changed.
A small band of Reddit users have driven GameStop shares to incredible highs at the expense of multi-billion-dollar hedge funds.
With a rising stock market and a booming economy in some industries, not all Americans have been negatively impacted by Covid-19. Which parts of the population have come out on top?
New research published in Long Range Planning provides insights on how a spin-off’s status and attachment to its former parent influence its risk-taking.
Six months into the Covid-19 crisis, the president is boasting that the US economy is back on its feet. While the figures show that some job losses have been cut, there is little room for optimism.
There isn't much political capital in celebrating stock market gains if the real economy is still hurting.
In times of trouble people still turn to gold. What makes it a safe haven? Largely perceptions, based on its historical mystique.
Financial theory shows that the dividend is economically neutral, although it helps to reassure the shareholder psychologically.
Apple is now worth more than the entire FTSE 100. It says as much about the UK's premier stock index as it does about American tech.
The real story of the South Sea Bubble and what happened when it burst 300 years ago.