Warrington in the News Articles: page 5

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.

Mark Jamison

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison weighs in on proposed legislation in Florida that would address alleged censorship, election interference and privacy violations by social media companies.

See why Jamison doesn’t believe legislation like this is the best course of action.

Florida state officials draft legislation on Big Tech censorship

CBS 12
Jay Ritter

Research from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter informs this story from the AP about why even Wall Street is worried about a bubble.

It’s not just GameStop worrying Wall Street about a bubble

The Associated Press
Jay Ritter

With the strength of the IPO market and the surge in IPOs via SPACs continuing into 2021, host Allison Nathan, creator and editor of the firm’s Top of Mind report, asks experts whether or not these trends are sustainable. She speaks with Goldman Sachs’ head of Global Equity Capital Markets, David Ludwig, Professor of Finance at the University of Florida, Jay Ritter, and Professor of Business and Law at Stanford Law School, Michael Klausner.

The IPO SPAC-Tacle

Exchanges at Goldman Sachs
Jay Ritter

Research from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter informs this story about how so-called blank-check companies are a hit with individual investors looking for speculative trades.

GameStop Day Traders Are Moving Into SPACs

The Wall Street Journal
Jay Ritter

“The last few weeks, I haven’t found any [SPAC IPOs] that I viewed as so attractively priced that it was worth buying them,” Jay Ritter, at U of F’s Warrington College of Business who’s long researched the IPO market, told Seeking Alpha in an interview.

‘Mr. IPO’: ‘Free lunch is gone’ on SPAC IPOs, many ‘are not going to end well’

Seeking Alpha
Jay Ritter

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter lends his expertise to this story with tips for investing in the S&P 500.

How to invest in the S&P 500 — a guide to the funds that mimic the influential index's makeup and moves

Business Insider
Mark Jamison

China recently joined the chorus of governments advancing plans to impose new competition obligations on a small cadre of large technology companies, like Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

While some policy makers, competition specialists and smaller tech companies say fresh laws are needed to allow new tech rivals to emerge, others, like Mark Jamison, argue that proposed digital-competition rules go too far.

China joins global push to rein in tech companies

The Wall Street Journal
John Banko

WalletHub spoke with Wells Fargo Faculty Fellow John Banko about car insurance rates in Florida. See what Banko had to say about how local governments can promote cheap car insurance rates for constituents, the biggest vehicle-related financial mistake that drivers in Florida make, and more.

Ask the Experts: 2021 Cheapest Car Insurance in Florida

Mark Jamison

“With Twitter and Facebook banning President Donald Trump and Amazon kicking right-wing site Parler off its web servers, the power of big technology companies has never been more evident,” writes Business Columnist David Nicklaus of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Nicklaus spoke with Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison about the effects of these decisions on the future of social media.

After the Trump bans, social media faces a politically fraught future

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Joe Alba and Yanmei Zheng

A new study from James W. Walter Eminent Scholar Joe Alba and Yanmei Zheng (Ph.D. ’16) in the Journal of Marketing explores the oft-neglected biological perspective on consumer behavior, with the ultimate goal of improving human welfare. The biological domains the research team tap are neuroscience and genetics, each of which is on an explosive research trajectory and producing discoveries that will be impossible to ignore. The degree to which these discoveries enhance human welfare hinges on their acceptance by a variety of marketing stakeholders.

What does marketing have to do with ill-advised consumer behavior?

American Marketing Association