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Newswise: Innovations for Fairer Markets in the Era of High Frequency and Algorithmic Trading

Article ID: 712238

Innovations for Fairer Markets in the Era of High Frequency and Algorithmic Trading

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Upwards of 70 percent of all trades executed on a daily basis on Wall Street are not executed by humans. In fact, they are not even executed based on a human decision. They are executed by computer algorithms, and occur at almost incomprehensible speed, frequency and scale.

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1-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Private Equity Finding Value in Yesterday’s Tech ‘Shiny Objects:’ UVA Darden Private Equity Conference

Article ID: 711189

Private Equity Finding Value in Yesterday’s Tech ‘Shiny Objects:’ UVA Darden Private Equity Conference

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

When the public markets begin to see once splashy technology companies as dinosaurs, Siris Capital Group Managing Partner Frank Baker starts to take a closer look. Keynoting the 2019 Darden Private Equity Conference at Darden, Baker explained the strategy behind the success of the firm, which raised $3.45 billion for its fourth fund in March.

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11-Apr-2019 3:30 PM EDT

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Article ID: 710031

Easy Credit, Foolish Assumptions Are Key Ingredients of Financial Crises, Johns Hopkins Finance Expert Writes in New Book, ‘Broken Bargain’

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Kathleen Day, a long time business reporter and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School faculty, explores the history of financial crises in the new book "Broken Bargain: Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street."

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21-Mar-2019 12:15 PM EDT
Newswise: The Many Names and Global Reach of Socially Responsible Investing

Article ID: 709651

The Many Names and Global Reach of Socially Responsible Investing

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Socially responsible investing is both increasingly popular and poorly defined. Driven by a confluence of factors, notably demands of socially minded investors and stakeholder-aware corporate leaders, investments that incorporate environmental, social and governance concerns have risen in recent years.

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14-Mar-2019 2:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 708918

Stock Analysts Accentuate the Negative So Firms Can Achieve More Positives, Study Finds

Washington University in St. Louis

A new study, involving two Washington University in St. Louis faculty at Olin Business School, finds that analysts disseminate earnings news by revising share-price targets or stating they expect firms to beat earnings estimates, often tempering such information — even suppressing positive news — to facilitate beatable projections. The paper is scheduled for the March issue of The Accounting Review.

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28-Feb-2019 4:50 PM EST
Newswise: The Evolution of Corporate Governance: 2018 Study of Inception to IPO

Article ID: 704585

The Evolution of Corporate Governance: 2018 Study of Inception to IPO

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Pre-IPO governance systems are highly diverse in maturity, rigor, and structure. The SEC dictates public standards, but pre-IPO companies make vastly different choices on when and how to implement.

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30-Nov-2018 3:50 PM EST

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