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big fish swallowing

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

Two businesspeople in a race

Business decisions by top female executives are more highly valued by the stock market than those made by male executives

Dividend

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?

Hedge funds come to help

Failed companies have a better chance of recovering from bankruptcy if hedge funds are in the driver's seat

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