Coronavirus relief funds could easily pay to stop the worst of climate change while rebooting economies

Over US$12 trillion of COVID-19 relief has been promised. If a small portion was put toward economy-boosting green investments, the world could get on track to avoid the worst of climate change.

David L. McCollum, Senior Research Scientist, University of Tennessee • conversation
Nov. 17, 2020 ~7 min

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COVID-19’s economic effects could last decades

A look back at the economic effect of past pandemics shows that we could be facing COVID-19's impact for years and years to come.

Karen Nikos-UC Davis • futurity
April 3, 2020 ~3 min

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Coronavirus: your guide to winners and losers in the business world

A sector-by-sector look at who is benefiting, who is in trouble and who could go either way.

Michael Wade, Professor of Innovation and Strategy, Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation, International Institute for Management Development (IMD) • conversation
March 20, 2020 ~12 min

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Why companies should be open about cybersecurity

Companies that are more open about their cybersecurity risk management efforts fare better with investors than companies that keep things close to the vest.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Oct. 29, 2019 ~4 min

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Virtual investment experiment indicates informed consumers choose sustainable funds even with reduced returns

A new study has shown that when given clear social and environmental performance data, consumers display an appetite for sustainable investment, even with lower returns.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 22, 2019 ~3 min

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Exec’s words can signal red flags for investors

Machine learning can use the words that executives speak on earnings calls to flag investment risks like credit risk, future bankruptcy, and more.

Jill Young Miller-Washington U. • futurity
Oct. 21, 2019 ~3 min

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Confident conservatives beat risk-averse liberals at investing

Conservatives may have an in-built advantage over liberals when it comes to investing and it comes down to risk.

Jeff Falk-Rice • futurity
Aug. 27, 2019 ~5 min

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How investors can avoid the ‘infatuation effect’

"Becoming mentally fixated on a particular investment is a very common trap, even among experienced investors." Here's how you can avoid it.

Liz Entman-Vanderbilt • futurity
Aug. 22, 2019 ~3 min

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‘Nice people finish last’ with investors, ‘Shark Tank’ shows

To study how investors judge pitches, researchers used an odd laboratory: the TV show "Shark Tank."

Jill Young Miller-Washington U. • futurity
June 28, 2019 ~4 min

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