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Jay Ritter appears on Yahoo! Finance Live to discuss the Rumble IPO.

Trump-tied Truth Social’s ‘regulatory trouble’ may benefit Rumble’s IPO: Expert

IPO expert and Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter joins Yahoo! Finance Live to discuss the SPAC deal for the Peter Thiel-backed company Rumble, which has started trading on the stock exchange, and also weighs in on the Porsche and Instacart

Jay Ritter

Apple is now the market’s most shorted stock. If Tesla is an example, that’s bullish.

Apple shareholders need not worry that it’s the most-shorted U.S. stock. A report from short-seller analytics firm S3 Partners said that, after 864 days in which Tesla TSLA, 1.53% was at the top of this list, Apple AAPL, 0.96% has acquired

Jay Ritter

Corebridge IPO shows appeal of crowd support for companies

Corebridge, the life and asset management business of insurance group AIG, went public this week with the help of 43 different banks, the second-highest number of managing underwriters for a US listing on record, according to data collected by the

Mark Jamison

Here’s why Florida should provide broadband leadership

“The federal government is on a path to waste over $30 billion of the $65 billion it plans to spend over the next few years to expand broadband services throughout the nation,” writes Mark Jamison, Public Utility Research Center Director

Jay Ritter

SPAC market hits a wall as issuance dries up and valuation bubble bursts

The SPAC boom is officially a thing of the past. “I think that was a once-in-a-lifetime experience just like during the internet bubble,” said Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter. “A year ago, the whole market was overpaying and now we

Jay Ritter

I’ve Never Been an Impulse Buyer—Until Now

Sometimes, says Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter, rather than cutting back on big purchases during periods of high inflation, we actually end up spending more. In a way, he says, we’re trying to “lock in” prices now on these long-desired

Megan Mocko

A global impact through virtual exchange

In the Fall of 2021, Paloma Rodriguez, Director of the Office of Global Learning, forwarded to me an electronic request from an instructor in Ecuador who was interested in a virtual exchange activity for a statistics class. I reached out

Archway leading to Heavener Hall at the University of Florida

Meet Warrington’s new faculty for 2022

The Warrington College of Business is proud to welcome 11 new faculty members to campus in the 2022-2023 academic year. Learn more about these outstanding new members of the Warrington team who will continue to strengthen the college’s reputation and

Ted Kury

What’s the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act for EVs?

Policymakers are trying to facilitate the expansion of electric vehicles as part of efforts to nudge the public towards cleaner energy. The Inflation Reduction Act, signed into law by U.S. President Joe Biden earlier this month, is one of those

Mark Jamison

Congress could weaken U.S. competitiveness with these two bills

“Two bills currently being considered by the U.S. Senate—the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICOA) and the Open App Markets Act (OAMA)—would, if passed and signed into law, result in significant redesigns of technology platforms of the U.S. companies Apple, Meta