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Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen caused a stir recently when she said that stock valuations were “generally quite high.” But are stocks overvalued? Experts from Wharton and elsewhere weigh in.
Investors are much more likely to be receptive to business pitches from attractive male entrepreneurs than from “average Joes,” Wharton’s Laura Huang finds. But for women, beauty makes no difference.
At the Wharton India Economic Forum, panelists discussed the investment opportunities in India and the challenges facing the country’s evolution into a global economic power.
News that five of the world’s biggest banks will plead guilty to rigging global currency markets has raised concerns about whether fines are effective deterrents to fraudulent behavior.
Crowds are smarter than one might think. A Wharton research paper discovered that the artistic tastes of the masses are remarkably aligned with those of experts.
It may sound counter-intuitive, but younger, actively managed mutual funds actually tend to outperform much older, active funds as well as their benchmarks.
New research shows that bravado in the C-suite can lead to securities class actions.
Banque de France Governor Christian Noyer analyzes the roots of the current crisis facing Greece and the Eurozone and looks ahead to the EU’s next steps.
A paper co-authored by Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell shows that financial literacy programs are most effective if there are regular follow-ups to reinforce the lessons learned.
New Wharton research underscores the growing and important role of passive, or index-style investing.