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Ariel Focus Fund 2Q16 Commentary

Ariel Focus Fund 2Q16 Commentary

Ariel Focus Fund 2Q16 Commentary H/T Dataroma For the second quarter in a row, investors will likely remember the harrowing ride better than the end result. That is, domestic stocks posted solid gains and foreign shares had relatively mild losses. […]

Activism Is Still Booming

Activism Is Still Booming

Throughout 2015 there were several high profile activist campaigns that captured the headlines across Wall Street, and while some of these campaigns are still dragging on, activists haven’t been able to generate the same kind of publicity as they did […]

Superstitious Behavior In Financial Decision-Making

Superstitious Behavior In Financial Decision-Making

Superstitious Behavior In Financial Decision-Making Danika J. Wright The University of Sydney Business School May 30, 2016 Abstract: Superstition surrounding lucky numbers is observed to affect behavior in consumer goods and investment markets alike. In paying more (less) for assets […]