Warrington in the News Articles: page 1

It’s no secret that Warrington faculty are internationally renowned for their innovative research. The media looks to our scholars for insights and impactful news. See below where our faculty are featured in the news.

Jay Ritter

Insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter inform this story about how shares of the blank-check acquisition firm that agreed to merge with former President Donald Trump’s social media venture have outperformed every other special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), despite the regulatory risks facing the deal and investors now snubbing the vast majority of such vehicles.

SPAC linked to Trump's venture outperforms others in sector

Reuters
Jay Ritter

Research insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter inform this story about the stock market reaching extremes several times during its long journey upward, while also making a mockery of those who attempt to predict when it has reached a peak or valley.

5 charts to remember if the stock market crashes in 2022

The Motley Fool
Mark Jamison

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison explains the country’s challenges with inflation, why scapegoating big business isn’t right and how government can help solve the program plaguing Americans.

Market power doesn’t cause inflation

AEI
Jay Ritter

Zuckerberg’s move is unsurprising because founders across Silicon Valley are increasingly keeping an iron grip on their companies even when they go public, according to Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter, who studies corporate governance and tech IPOs.

Mark Zuckerberg defies critics with latest Meta board member

New York Post
Jay Ritter

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter provides his expertise on unprofitable traditional IPOs delivering lower first-day returns in 2021.

With rate increases looming, investors dump shares of money-losing companies

The Wall Street Journal
Jay Ritter

Research data from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter informs this opinion piece that advises instead of increased oversight of large private companies, the agency should make it easier for startups to go public.

The SEC's concern about unicorns misses the point

Bloomberg
Jay Ritter

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares data for this opinion piece from Matt Levine, who advises public companies that are in a position to attract meme-driven retail investors to “lean into meme stuff.”

Of course GameStop is doing NFTs

Bloomberg
Jay Ritter

A record 32% of US companies went public with dual-class structure last year, analysis from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shows.

Investors lose ground in fight against supervoting shares

Financial Times
Jay Ritter

“For the 262 SPAC mergers that were completed during 2020 and 2021, the average stock price on Dec. 31, 2021, was $8.70, considerably below the average price of more than $10 per share at which the stocks traded at the time of the merger,” says Jay Ritter, Cordell Eminent Scholar.

The SPAC boom hasn't guaranteed winners

Axios
Mark Jamison

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison lends his expertise to this story about the challenges in providing broadband access to rural communities – specifically, the two major issues in government spending that attempted to curb the issue.

Rural broadband remains scarce across north central Florida. Here’s what that means for people without it

WUFT