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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.

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Speaking with intention

In this feature of our Faculty Spotlight series, Dr. Brian Ray shares a key takeaway for students in his business ethics courses: speaking with intention. For Col. Dr. Brian Ray, Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center, speaking with intention

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How valuable are online product recommendations to consumers?

In today’s online world, third parties collect and store your browsing data at staggering rates. Third parties benefit greatly from this information, but do you get fair returns for sharing your data online? New research from the University of Florida

Jay Ritter

Kelly Evans: Boring IPOs are better IPOs

Arm’s IPO today is being met with skepticism for a reason. The company did used to be one of the hotter stocks in the market, back before Softbank – best known for wildly overpaying for WeWord – bought it and

Jay Ritter

Arm is trading at a premium to Nvidia after IPO pop even though it’s a ‘no-growth company’

For investors, the critical difference between Nvidia and Arm is the growth rate. Nvidia just reported a doubling of revenue in the latest quarter and forecast expansion of 170% this period, as all the major cloud companies ramp up spending

Jay Ritter

DoorDash will switch to Nasdaq from the NYSE in blow to Big Board

DoorDash said on Thursday that it will transfer its listing from the New York Stock Exchange to the Nasdaq, a potential blow to the NYSE. The food delivery company expects to begin trading on the Nasdaq on Sept. 27 at

Jay Ritter

How ‘Low Floats’ Boost IPOs—and Create Risks for Investors

Arm and Instacart just offered the public a “low float” as part of each company’s IPO, meaning that they offered a small number of shares to public investors, often resulting in too little supply to meet the demand, which can

Jay Ritter

What Arm and Instacart say about the coming IPO wave

Data from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter informs this story about the latest companies to go public – chip designer Arm and grocery delivery firm Instacart.  Read more in this story from The Economist. 

Mo Wang

The lesson in Rupert Murdoch’s retirement? Get ready for the 100-year-old CEO

It probably shouldn’t surprise anyone when a 92-year-old announces his retirement. And yet the media and entertainment worlds were aflutter this week at the news that the billionaire mogul Rupert Murdoch—the man who was famously never going to retire from

Mo Wang

Renowned management researcher named UF Foundation Term Professor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – One of the world’s top scientists in business and management is one of two scholars selected for the University of Florida Foundation Term Professorship Award in 2023. Mo Wang, University Distinguished Professor, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair and

Jay Ritter

Instacart IPO: Why the odds may be against the grocery delivery chain in its public debut

Instacart (CART) is officially on the public market. On Tuesday, the grocery delivery company went public on the Nasdaq. Instacart stock opened at $42 a share, 40% higher than the anticipated $30 a share, which put the company’s market valuation at