SEOs increase stock price volatility and reduce profit predictability, Florida International University study reveals.

SEOs increase stock price volatility and reduce profit predictability, Florida International University study reveals.

The lack of post-SEO consensus among investors makes a stock price increasingly volatile and can result in bad news for shareholders, according to a new study from Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business). But rather than live with volatility, investors can—and should—demand more disclosure from companies, and companies should proactively provide greater clarity […]

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: As property price appreciation slows, the index edges toward the buy territory.

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: As property price appreciation slows, the index edges toward the buy territory.

Property appreciation is slowing in housing markets across the U.S., inching toward a buyer’s market, according to the latest national index produced by Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) and Florida Atlantic University faculty. The Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index reveals that during the third quarter of this year, […]

Alain Verbeke

Leading international business scholar joins FIU Business.

Alain Verbeke, one of the world’s most renowned international business scholars, has joined FIU Business as a Dean’s Distinguished Research Fellow. Verbeke is a professor of international business strategy and holds the McCaig Research Chair in Management at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, appointments he will continue to hold. He […]

Telemedicine promises accessibility and cost-savings in healthcare, FIU Business study reveals.

Telemedicine promises accessibility and cost-savings in healthcare, FIU Business study reveals.

As rising costs, physician shortages and patients’ demand for convenient services continue to strain today’s healthcare system, a telemedicine innovation promises to reduce that strain in real time, according to a new study from FIU Business. The study looked at Virtual Care Centers (VCC), which provide patient-initiated, on-demand primary and urgent care services for common […]

FIU College of Business shares the secrets of “unicorn entrepreneurs” in new program.

Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) will launch a first-of-its kind program, Developing High-Potential Ventures with Skills – Not Venture Capital. Designed for South Florida entrepreneurs, technologists and students, the program will benefit those in the region who want to create and control wealth by starting and scaling a growth venture. Participants in […]

To soothe unhappy retail customers, match compensation to the in-store slight, study advises.

To soothe unhappy retail customers, match compensation to the in-store slight, study advises.

When Jayati Sinha tried to return an item at a major retailer, employees working at the counter maintained their conversation and paid no attention to her. “I waited for 15 minutes like I wasn’t there,” she recalled. As she grew increasingly impatient, she pondered: would she ever want to return to the store? And as […]

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: In Miami, it’s better to rent; if you’re in Chicago, time to buy.

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: In Miami, it’s better to rent; if you’re in Chicago, time to buy.

The pressure on the demand for homeownership is declining in major U.S. markets and competition for renting is growing, according to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index. The index reveals that during the second quarter of this year, 19 of the 23 markets tracked are well above their long-term buy […]

Timing manufacturing stocks delivers for hedge funds, a Florida International University study reveals

Timing manufacturing stocks delivers for hedge funds, a Florida International University study reveals

Hedge funds that time the market ahead of positive and negative news within the manufacturing industry outperform competitors, research from FIU Business finds. The study found that timing the market ahead of positive and negative news within specific industries, versus overall market timing, pays off for skilled hedge fund managers and, ultimately, their investors. The […]

FIU – IIM Bangalore conference unites academia, business and government for a look to the future.

FIU – IIM Bangalore conference unites academia, business and government for a look to the future.

Furthering its work as a focal point for international scholarship and business engagement, FIU Business joined with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore’s Center for Corporate Governance and Citizenship to present the inaugural Corporate Governance conference, held June 14-15, 2019 at IIM Bangalore. The two-day event brought together 80 leaders in from the fields […]

FIU Hollo School

Distinguished real estate research puts FIU Hollo School at top of international rankings.

For the fourth consecutive year, FIU Business’ Hollo School of Real Estate was ranked #1 in the U.S. and #2 globally by the Journal of Real Estate Literature. The Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) rankings highlight faculty and university contributions to the field of real estate research from 2014-2018. “The key to our continuous success […]