Topic: Stock market

Stocks Drop When No One Asks Questions During Earnings Calls, Study Shows

Oct. 1, 2014

Quarterly earning calls that receive zero questions or a very low number of questions during the question-and-answer session of the call lead to a significant decrease in stock price according to new research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Media Advisory: Panel, 'The Economy in 2013 Now What?'

Sept. 26, 2012

Tom Gilligan, economist and dean of the McCombs School of Business, will share the 30,000-foot view of America's economy in 2012

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Terrifying terms explained by fearless faculty from the Macabre School of Business

Oct. 25, 2010

Wishful Betting Can Contaminate Financial Markets, Study Shows

March 11, 2009

Wishful bettors, those who make overly optimistic investments, will ultimately harm themselves financially, but they can harm entire markets as well, new research shows.

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Investors Who "Gamble" in the Stock Market Have Same Characteristics as Lottery Players, Study Shows

Feb. 26, 2009

The socioeconomic characteristics of people who play state lotteries are similar to investors who pick stocks with a lottery quality--high risk with a small potential for high return, and just like the lottery, returns on average are lower for those who invest this way in the stock market, research from The University of Texas at Austin shows.

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