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In this opinion piece, David Erickson explores how the market for special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) exploded in 2020 and what may happen in the future.
A new machine-learning model can predict how the prices of stocks will behave based on whether or not analyst forecasts are too optimistic or too pessimistic, says Wharton’s Jules H.[…]
New research by Wharton’s Sasha Indarte suggests that people file for bankruptcy not because of what they gain in debt relief, but because they lack cash on hand.
Lower returns on investments could mean that retirees save less, dip into retirement funds, or collect Social Security benefits earlier than planned, says Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell.
Executives use insider trading profits to offset tax rate changes, at the expense of minority shareholders, according to new research.
Wharton’s Todd Sinai discusses the investment risks and opportunities in commercial real estate that have emerged as a result of the global pandemic.
S&P 500 index funds tend to obfuscate high fees with unnecessary complexity in their disclosures, according to new research co-authored by Wharton’s Christina Zhu.
Immigrant workers put pressure on the U.S. labor supply, but foreign-born entrepreneurs also create jobs that increase labor demand, according to new research co-authored by Wharton's Daniel Kim.
Demand for U.S. homes from foreign investors is pushing up home prices, exacerbating concerns over housing affordability, according to new Wharton research.
High-performing stocks don’t reflect the economic woes stemming from the pandemic, and the Fed has played a role in keeping prices high, explains Wharton’s Itay Goldstein.
Secrecy in IPO filings helps firms avoid opportunistic lawsuits in the pre-IPO period, according to new research co-authored by Wharton’s Burcu Esmer.