UNC Kenan-Flagler's Joey Engelberg discovered that stock ticker symbols searched for frequently on Google can forecast a bump in the company’s share price over the next two weeks.
Using operational data such as store growth, selling, expenses and capital investments boosts the accuracy of predicting retail business performance than just studying past sales performance, professor finds.
New research finds that while church elders don’t intentionally construct pay-for-performance criteria for pastors, financial incentives do seem to matter, even for ministers who are spiritually motivated.
Contrary to popular belief, the TARP bailout money wasn’t a free gift to banks. And it wasn’t all at the taxpayers’ expense either. That’s according to new research from UNC Kenan Flagler’s Anil Shivdasani.
Gagan Bakshi (MBA ’01) used his MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler to transition from a technical to a financial mindset.
High-profile debacles around derivatives obscure the practical ways that many stable companies use derivatives daily to hedge risks.
Firms can reduce cash flow risk and market risk by managing with derivatives, research finds.
Adam Reed, associate finance professor at UNC Kenan-Flagler, argues that without short selling, a stock’s price doesn’t promptly reflect all the pertinent information about the company that issued it.
Though emerging markets present tremendous opportunities for both diversification and catching a ride on the world’s long-run growth engine, they still present significant risks.
How Kassandra McClure Rempel (BSBA ’95, MAC ’98) went from working in a top accounting firm to launching a designer shoe catalog and Web site is as simple as this: she followed her passion.
Innovative companies should not fear competition because competition between rival companies because it can be a great motivating factor for employees.