Category: Financial Markets
Investors’ behavior since the financial crisis
“Reaching for yield”: how low interest rates influenced investors’ behavior.
Cybersecurity and financial markets
The financial sector is the most likely target for cybersecurity breaches. What are the potential losses, how the stocks of affected firms behave and why investments in cybersecurity are limited?
Return predictability: is there?
Going beyond the standard psychology-based models to evaluate the degree of predictability of asset returns.
What are money managers paid for?
Money managers rarely outperform their benchmark index yet their pay has dramatically increased the last 20 years.
The similarities between the stock market crash in October 1987 and the one that occurred last week.
What’s up with bitcoin?
The price of Bitcoin has risen above $10,000 and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the CBOE Futures Exchange are launching Bitcoin futures or other derivatives contracts. Cochrane, Cowen, Yates and Damodaran are explaining what might be going on.
A period of high risk
What are the risks hidden behind the financial markets’ current exuberance… and does “finance benefit society”?