Category Archives: Financial news

How do “animal spirits” shape the evolution of financial markets?

How do “animal spirits” shape the evolution of financial markets? In this article, Raphaël ROERO DE CORTANZE (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2018-2022) explores the concepts of rationality of economic agents and animal spirits to explain the behavior of … Continue reading

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Could the COVID-19 debt be wiped out?

Could the COVID-19 debt be wiped out? In this article, Raphaël ROERO DE CORTANZE (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2018-2022) discusses the current debate surrounding the cancellation of the covid debt. In March 2020, the French President Emmanuel Macron … Continue reading

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The GameStop saga

The GameStop saga In this article, Alexandre VERLET (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains the GameStop saga. Why does the app “Robinhood” bears its name so well? Did hedge funds actually kneeled down before a bunch of Reddit … Continue reading

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What is an Activist Investor?

What is an Activist Investor? In this article, Raphaël ROERO DE CORTANZE (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2018-2022) explains what is an activist investor. What is an Activist Investor? Activist Investors regularly make the headlines. In March 2021, Emmanuel … Continue reading

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Veolia and Suez: the epitome of a hostile takeover bid

Veolia and Suez: the epitome of a hostile takeover bid In this article, Raphaël ROERO DE CORTANZE (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) details the Veolia-Suez saga. Since August 30, 2020, when Engie put its 29,9% stake in Suez … Continue reading

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ETFs in a changing asset management industry

ETFs in a changing asset management industry In this article, Youssef Louraoui (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2016-2020) talks about his research conducted in the field of investing. As a way of introduction, ETFs have been captivating … Continue reading

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Are sellers paying buyers to buy crude oil?

Are sellers paying buyers to buy crude oil? This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) analyzes the crude oil market. Introduction Commodity futures refer to a contract of buying or selling a specific quantity … Continue reading

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Choisir un courtier en ligne pour investir en bourse

  Choisir un courtier en ligne pour investir en bourse Dans la réalité, les individus ne peuvent pas accéder directement au marché pour acheter ou vendre des actifs financiers comme des actions ou des devises. Ils doivent passer par des … Continue reading

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Influence des marchés financiers sur les décisions des entreprises

Les marchés financiers influencent-ils les décisions des entreprises ? Excellente vidéo de mon collègue Jérôme Barthélemy, Professeur de stratégie et management à l’ESSEC, qui présente une récente étude académique traitant de l’influence des marchés financiers sur les décisions des entreprises … Continue reading

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L'AMF met en garde les particuliers sur les risques liés au trading

9 clients particuliers sur 10 sont perdants ! Tel est le constat terrifiant d’une récente étude de l’Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) sur le trading des particuliers. L’étude de l’AMF porte sur une clientèle de particuliers ayant investi sur le … Continue reading

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