Research and Insights from Texas Enterprise
In Mergers, Analyst Opinion Changes the Game and the Stock Value - Jonathan Cohn
Stock analysts are supposed to be detached observers of corporate activity, but new research shows their thumbs up or down can affect whether a merger gets completed or torpedoed — and offer opportunities for contrarian investor.
Can You Read a Group? A New Test Will Tell - Caroline Bartel
Most managers can correctly gauge an employee’s emotions one-on-one, but can they do it with a group? Research shows they’re two very different skills, and a new test gives managers insight into how well (or not) they’re reading their own teams.
Should CEOs Still Get Stock Options? - Volker Laux
Stock options fell in popularity after the recession and were blamed for encouraging excessive risk. But in an economic recovery, a bigger gamble might be playing it too safe. A new CEO compensation model explains how to pick the right incentives.