M&As have a reputation for draining the value of acquiring firms. It doesn’t have to be that way: a long-term focus and deep pockets flip the script
For a price, high-speed traders can plug into a stock market’s backbone. Unfair advantage or fair exchange?
Competing against automated agents induces auction bidders to skip risky behaviour
Is high-frequency trading the most evil finance scheme ever conceived? Ryan Riordan crunches some hard-to-access data and comes away with a reassuring tale
Institutional investors with a long-term horizon reduce the cost of equity capital
Business decisions by top female executives are more highly valued by the stock market than those made by male executives
Just before a stock's dividend cut-off date, buyers far outnumber sellers, which defies the logic of the stock market. What's going on?
Failed companies have a better chance of recovering from bankruptcy if hedge funds are in the driver's seat
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