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Many young private companies would prefer to merge with a SPAC — or special purpose acquisition company — rather than undertake an IPO. But increased regulatory scrutiny and other factors could temper the market, Wharton experts say.
Measures that protect investors and weed out bad actors will boost confidence in cryptocurrencies and help the industry to grow, according to Wharton’s Brian Feinstein and Kevin Werbach.
A new study co-authored by Wharton’s Daniel Taylor finds evidence of insider trading abuses by company executives and urges tighter rules for disclosures and longer cooling-off periods.
A new study that finds older Americans are struggling with debt underscores the importance of financial literacy, says Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell.
Wharton finance professor Michael R. Roberts explains the value of shopping for a mortgage and clarifies the trade-offs homebuyers need to weigh when there is no obvious choice.
Wharton finance professor Michael R. Roberts explains why some homeowners should consider investing any extra money they have rather than using it to make additional mortgage payments.
College enrollment by low-income students hinges more on college preparedness than on financial constraints, new Wharton research finds.
Regulators looking to prevent stock price manipulation must not harm the price discovery process that indexers depend on, says Wharton’s David Musto in an interview with Wharton Business Daily on[…]
CEOs often have a tailwind of strong performance and are expected to be more rational and objective than others. However, they are equally vulnerable to biases, according to new research[…]
Policymakers are exploring every option to get money in the hands of people to help them cope during the pandemic. But premature, penalty-free withdrawals from retirement accounts could prove too[…]