A heavy oak chest in the Parker Library (Corpus Christi College) was used to store objects left as collateral for loans of money. Its ironwork features the outline of a plant – but no-one knew why. Now a visitor to the Library may have unravelled the meaning of this decorative motif.
New research suggests that a lack of remaining domain names with easy to remember – and consequently valuable – word combinations is restricting Internet growth, with an untapped demand of as much as 25% of all current domains being held back. The study’s author contends that the findings show ICANN’s release of new top level domains could prove a wise policy.
Peter Wiliamson (Cambridge Judge Business School) discusses the meeting of G20 finance chiefs and the Chinese economy.
The UK online alternative finance sector grew 84% in 2015, facilitating £3.2 billion in investments, loans and donations, according to a new report published today.
Eric Levy (Cambridge Judge Business School) discusses how thinking about meeting a new partner can impact our shopping decisions.
Jaideep Prabhu (Cambridge Judge Business School) discusses the business deals we can expect to be struck as a result of Narendra Modi's visit to the UK.
Patterns in the financing activities of firms could be used as a litmus-test to determine company value, according to a new report.
Seventy five years ago, the publication of John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath shocked the world with its description of starvation in the midst of plenty. PhD candidate Rasheed Saleuddin is re-evaluating established views of the causes of the Great Depression and argues that there are lessons to be learned today.
New study’s findings overturn theory of personal risk preference as a ‘stable trait’, and show that real source of instability in risk behaviour “lurks deep in the physiology of traders and investors”.