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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 appears on CNN to discuss the Truth Social IPO.

Trump’s Truth Social stock price slides

Analysts marvel at the stock price of a social media platform valued at over 1000 times its earnings. Trump owns more than 50%; a dip this week cost him $1b. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights in this

John Banko

Best Cities To Buy a Starter Home

Wells Fargo Faculty Fellow, Instructional Associate Professor of Finance and Director of the Wealth Management Program John Banko shares his insights for homebuyers on what to know before buying a starter home.  Read more in this story from This Old

Jay Ritter

Trump’s social media platform says it’s above ‘traditional key performance indicators.’ An auditor has substantial doubt it can continue as a going concern

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his expertise on former President Donald Tump’s social media company, which is not relying on traditional performance metrics – and doesn’t plan to anytime soon, according to a regulatory filing Monday that also disclosed

Paul Madsen sits behind a Monopoly board.

Accounting isn’t a game, but learning it can be

Cheers and groans echo through Gerson Hall. Following the noise, passersby may be surprised to discover a classroom of graduate students playing boardgames. The competitors aren’t turning Gerson into a recreation center, though – class is in session. Deloitte Foundation

Sonia Singh, Megan Mocko, Emily Overend and Debra Marcum.

Introducing Warrington’s 2023-2024 teaching, advising award winners

The University of Florida Warrington College of Business proudly announces the latest faculty and staff recognized for their excellence in teaching and advising students across the college’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Megan Mocko is the recipient of the Undergraduate Teaching

Jay Ritter

Trump social media company defies expectations in stock market debut

The parent company of former President Trump’s Truth Social platform defied expectations in its first week on the stock market. Trump Media & Technology Group stock closed at roughly $62 per share Thursday after a whipsaw week of trading. Cordell

Jay Ritter

If this is a bull market, where are the IPOs?

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his expert insights for this story on IPOs in 2024.  Read more in the story from Canada’s The Globe and Mail. [Subscription required.]

Ted Kury

News10NBC Investigates: What would a public takeover of RG&E look like?

News10NBC Investigative Reporter Jennifer Lewke spoke with Ted Kury, the Director of Energy Studies at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’s Public Utility Research Center, about how a public takeover of local Rochester utility RG&E would work, when

Jay Ritter

DJT stock hits turbulence: More volatility ahead for Trump’s high-flying Truth Social

They say the bigger they come, the harder they fall. That reckoning always comes eventually for meme stocks ‒ and Trump Media & Technology Group appears to be no exception. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights with USA Today

Dollar sign exploding and dissolving, concept of currency devaluation and inflation

Companies ignoring climate risks get punished by markets, new study reveals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A pioneering study from the University of Florida has quantified corporations’ exposure to climate change risks like hurricanes, wildfires, and climate-related regulations and the extent to which climate risks are priced into their market valuations. The research