skip to navigation skip to content

financial trading

Bloomberg: Carry on like nothing really matters. Until it does

A study that looks at a century of carry trading co-authored by Dr David Chambers, Reader in Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in Bloomberg. The study found that “a strategy of borrowing in low-yielding currencies and parking…

Read more

Probability weighting and stock trading behaviours

Humans are far from being a perfect machine of decision making especially in the face of uncertainty. One prevalent phenomenon is that individuals tend to overweight probabilities associated with extreme events. Examples include lottery punters’ optimism towards winning a jackpot…

Read more

Business Team Investment Entrepreneur Trading

Investing from the gut

'Gut feelings' help make more successful financial traders. Financial traders are better at reading their 'gut feelings' than the general population - and the better they are at this ability, the more successful they are as traders, according to new…

Read more

New limits to arbitrage

The structure of institutional stock ownership - not just the per cent of total institutional ownership - is important in understanding how limits to arbitrage prevent investors from adjusting prices to their efficient values, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business…

Read more

Science Daily: Stress hormones in financial traders may trigger ‘risk aversion’, contribute to market crises

SD covers research on the stress hormone cortisol by Dr John Coates and Dr Ben Hardy from CJBS with colleagues from other institutions. Read the full article []…

Read more

Cortisol – the unseen controller on the trading floor

Research carried out by Cambridge Judge Business School and the University of Cambridge's Institute of Metabolic Science has revealed that the hormone cortisol may play a major role in how finance professionals approach risk. Just at the point where they…

Read more