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Do we still need humans on the trading floor?

Turns out we might still need humans on trading floors. New research from Eccles School professors Jonathan Brogaard and Matthew Ringgenberg shows that when face-to-face trading became too dangerous in the recent pandemic, "we find that floor traders are important contributors to market quality, even in the age of algorithmic trading. The suspension of floor trading leads to higher effective spreads, volatility, and pricing [...]

2020-06-15T09:42:11-06:00June 15th, 2020|

Eccles research: A new CEO can rock the stock boat

When a new CEO’s at the helm, investors pay attention. Like anyone taking on a new job, there’s a learning curve that person must go through. But when that person is the leader of a publicly traded corporation, the consequences can be immediate and large. Yihui Pan, assistant professor of finance, explores the effects a new CEO can have on a company’s stock in [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:42-07:00March 6th, 2015|