Patrick Augustin

Hillshire Options Bring in the Bacon

Published: 8Jul2014

Bullish options bets on Hillshire Brands Co. stand to deliver millions of dollars in profits to one or more traders who correctly wagered in recent weeks that the company's stock would surge.

The problem with insider obsession

Published: 25Jun2014

If investors needed another reason to distrust the stock market, here’s a doozy. A study by a trio of researchers in the U.S. and Canada into insider trading found that one-quarter of the big...

Are all insiders rogue traders?

Published: 25Jun2014

Insider trading is a topic of intense public debate these days, but this debate must be framed in the context of a clear, objective definition of informed versus insider trading.

Die meisten Insiderhandler kommen davon

Published: 25Jun2014

Ofter als gedacht wird illegal ve rsucht, vertrauliche Kenntnisse an der Borse zu versilbern.

Study Asserts Startling Numbers of Insider Trading Rogues

Published: 17Jun2014

There is often a tip. Before many big mergers and acquisitions, word leaks out to select investors who seek to covertly trade on the information. Stocks and options move in unusual ways that aren’t...

Two Groundbreaking Academic Mergers & Acquisitions Studies Win IRRC Institute Investor Research Award at Millstein Governance Forum

Published: 12Jun2014

Two academic research papers that promise to spark new scrutiny of corporate actions such as mergers and acquisitions have won the prestigious Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute ...

Real Economic Shocks and Sovereign Credit Risk

Published: 28May2014

Authors: Augustin, Patrick; Tedongap, Romeo Publication: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis Abstract: 

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