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Read the latest news and research from University of Florida Warrington College of Business faculty, who are thought leaders in their respective fields and provide expert guidance in the classroom. Their research provides industry leaders and individuals with insights they can use in their careers and daily lives.

Jay Ritter

Trump Eyes $4 Billion Stock Windfall as His Legal Bills Pile Up

On the financial front, the news has appeared dire for former president Donald Trump this year. Within a span of just a month, two judges in two separate cases ordered him to pay about $540 million in total — a

Business guy is sending the emails with laptop at work space.

Should you use AI to write work emails?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – As the most popular form of business communications, it may come as no surprise that the average office worker receives about 121 emails per day. With up to 31,000 emails landing in an employee’s inbox per year,

Jay Ritter

Smart-Glass Maker View Under Pressure From Cantor Fitzgerald, May Be Forced To Sell Assets

View Inc., a smart-glass company once valued at $2B, is facing a potential debt restructuring or asset sale, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission this month. View went public on the Nasdaq Stock Market via a

Jay Ritter

Capital One to Buy Discover for $35 Billion in Year’s Biggest Deal

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his expertise on the Capital One Financial Corp. deal to buy Discover Financial Services. The $35 billion all-stock deal would create the largest US credit card company by loan volume, giving the combined entity

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University of Florida Warrington College of Business launches FinTech Research Center

With $600,000 in funding, the UF Warrington College of Business is advancing research and educational opportunities in the growing field of financial technology (commonly referred to as fintech) with its newly established FinTech Research Center in Stuzin Hall.   Supported by

Jay Ritter

Step Away From CNBC

CNBC makes viewers nervous that they’re about to lose money in a market downturn, or that they might miss a hot trend or stock, or uncertain that they’re in the right sectors, encouraging viewers to act now, argues Slate’s Andrew

Jay Ritter

Donald Trump just got the green light to return to Wall Street

Months after leaving the White House, former President Donald Trump began plotting his return to Wall Street. That return, delayed by years of regulatory and legal hurdles, is now on the verge of becoming a reality — and it could

Jay Ritter

Truth Social merger deal wins key approval, a victory for Trump

The former president’s stake in the post-merger company would be valued, at today’s share price, at nearly $4 billion. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights in this story from the Washington Post. [Subscription required.] 

Gary McGill holding an award with two representatives from the American Accounting Association

McGill honored for lifetime contributions to accounting education by premier accounting organization

Gary McGill, Senior Associate Dean of the Warrington College of Business, Director of the Fisher School of Accounting and Director of the Hough Graduate School of Business was awarded the Jim Benjamin Lifetime Service Award at the February meeting of

Jay Ritter

Investors will say “OK Boomer” to aging Reddit

Social media platform Reddit, which helps its users “dive into anything,” may finally plunge into the public markets. Data from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter informs this story from Reuters.