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Study: Hormones cause market downturns

15 April 2008  |  1904 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

New Scientist reported yesterday on research from the University of Cambridge that suggests the movements of money in the financial markets are correlated to stock traders' levels of two hormones: the steroids testosterone and cortisol. Examining the cause vs. effect dilemma they found that traders who started their days with elevated testoster...

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Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Investment bank bonus structures are an operational risk

09 April 2008  |  4659 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

This is one of the interesting topics that came up for debate at a risk event I attended yesterday organised by the CASS Business School in London and the Capco Institute. The recent sub-prime and liquidity crisis has prompted many commentators to look at the role of investment banking remuneration and management structures in building what Fortun...

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Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Software scapegoats for the sub-prime situation

02 April 2008  |  3747 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Fair Isaac is the technology company most damaged by the subprime crisis. In fact some banks, such as HSBC Finance, have said its ubiquitous FICO credit scoring system contributed to the problem by

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