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Voting and trading: the shareholder’s dilemma

by Professor Adam Meirowitz, University of Utah, and Dr Shaoting Pi, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Shaoting Pi In the study of enterprise ownership comparisons between ownership by investors of capital,…

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Fixed-income venture

Cambridge Enterprise leads strategic funding round for startup Bond180, which was launched by three Cambridge MBA graduates.  Bond180, a  provider of technology solutions for fixed-income markets launched by three Cambridge MBA graduates, announced completion of a strategic funding round involving follow-on investment from…

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Brexit: investor paranoia and the financing cost of firms

Financial markets faced a bumpy ride in 2018. The Financial Times report that global bond and equity markets shrank $5tn last year. Two major risks have been disrupting the markets during the past year: US-China trade dispute and Brexit. The…

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Transaction costs, consumption and investment

by Dr Alex S.L. Tse, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance The theoretical modelling of individuals' consumption and investment behaviours is an important micro-foundation of asset pricing. Despite being a classical problem in…

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Historical investment analysis

Modest inflation rises, based on historical precedent, should not adversely affect the real return on equity investing, says annual Credit Suisse Global Investment Return Yearbook 2017 co-authored by Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge. With inflation at a multi-year high in…

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Lessons for today’s investors from financial market history

From 18th century ‘structured finance’ and currency speculation in the Middle Ages, to stock market performance in the 20th and 21st centuries. A new book edited by two University of Cambridge academics chronicles the historical development of asset returns, stock…

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Wellcome Trust: Book Prize Blog: The Hour Between Dog and Wolf, by John Coates

In the last of our Book Prize Blogs, Holly Story reads The Hour Between Dog and Wolf – a non-fiction book by former Wall Street trader Dr John Coates, now a fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School, which explores how…

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Loyola Law School: Book review: The Hour Between Dog and Wolf by John Coates

What a fun book this is! The Hour Between Dog and Wolf, by Dr John Coates from Cambridge Judge Business School, mixes pop finance with pop science, sketching some surprising links between them… I will trust Coates to get the…

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