Posts Tagged ‘World Cup Soccer’

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    The Impact of World Cup Soccer On Stock Markets

    Jun 12, 14 • 345 Views • Behavioral Economics, Developing Economies, Economic History, Entertainment, Labor, Lifestyle1 Comment

    “Amongst all unimportant subjects, football is by far the most  important.” Pope John Paul II (1920-2005) European Central Bank researchers have hypothesized that World Cup Soccer distracts stock market participants. Using data on trading activity

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    World Cup Soccer and Stock Markets

    Jun 23, 10 • 171 Views • Financial MarketsNo Comments

    Referring to a basic investing strategy, Vanguard founder, Jack Bogle said, “Buy and hold forever”. If you disagree, though, you might want to hear about the impact of World Cup soccer on stock markets. In a recent academic study, researchers