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UTA In The News — Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

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Money makers in lending transactions explored

When mutual funds and exchange traded funds lend stock to traders, it's not always clear who gains in the transactions,The Wall Street Journal's Intelligent Investor column reported. The column quoted John Adams, an assistant professor of finance at UT Arlington, and a study he did that found some funds earn dramatically less than others on their stock-lending operations even when the funds themselves are similar. "The people managing your money may sometimes be managing it more to benefit themselves than to benefit you," Adams said.

UT Arlington economist studies violence correlation

As sales of violent video games go up, violent crimes in that area go down, a recent study by Michael Ward, a UT Arlington associate professor in economics, concludes. CW Channel 33 KDAF reported on the study.