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Special Report on

Effects on Electronic Markets

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Starting in Toronto 30 years ago, electronic trading systems (ETSs) spread relentlessly across the globe (to Tokyo in 1982, Paris in 1986, Australia in 1990, Germany and Israel in 1991, and Switzerland in 1995) and now predominate as a trading mechanism worldwide. To a surprising extent, the onslaught has swept aside many of the hallmarks of the world’s leading stock exchanges. The dealer agency system at NASDAQ, for example, reported in late 2006 a smaller share of trading volume in NASDAQ-listed stocks (35%) than the sum of the Instinet (26%) and Brut (13%) ETSs that NASDAQ acquired during 2004-2005. No less startling, the ...
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Organized Networks / From IT Factory to Electronic Markets ...
In programming field trip visits to two seemingly incongruous settings – an IT facility on the outskirts of Shanghai and Baoshan market for electronic waste, second hand products and fake gadgets  – we see how both regions and social mobilization are configured as singularities within a larger constellation of relations. Following earlier waves of manufacturing across East Asia where ‘Made in Japan’ and, later, ‘Made in Taiwan’ became synonymous with a range of electronic commodities and attendant mythologies of techno-cultural dystopias, over the last two decades China has become ... market research, surveys and trends
Volatility Returns to World Stock Markets
Adjusting the arcane rules governing exchange trading execution will not remedy broader financial-system problems and global macroeconomic mismanagement that are producing a new wave of volatility in the world's securities markets. Volatility in the world's stock markets has increased again since the end of April, after about six months of relative tranquility. In this environment, and with the memory of 2007-08, investors and regulators are wary of the possibility of unexpected market moves snowballing into large and unforeseen declines. A symptom is the 'flash crash' on 6 May 2010, when the US stock market ... market research, surveys and trends


The Hidden Dynamics of Print–Online Competition in Classified ...
average penetration of 59 percent for the ages of 14 to. 64 (ACTA 2004). ... from US$1.2 billion in 2003 to about US$2.2 billion in. 2008 (a growth rate of 16% per year) this .... Commerce: Effects on Electronic Markets', Journal of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
On the Negative Effects of E-Commerce: A Sociocognitive ...
There is mounting anecdotal and survey evidence of unregulated buying on the Internet, including impulsive and compulsive buying that in extreme cases may constitute a behavioral addiction. Learning theory models of unregulated buying were critically reviewed and reconceptualized in terms of the self-regulatory mechanism from Bandura�s (1986) social cognitive theory. A new explanation of unregulated buying was proposed in which depression weakens effective self-regulation. Features that may have encouraged or discouraged unregulated buying were identified at popular electronic commerce sites. Many features may ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Bank study shows quantitative easing boosted growth prospects
The £200bn in electronic money pumped into the UK financial system boosted Britain's growth prospects by cutting a percentage point off long-term borrowing costs, the Bank of England said last night. But as Threadneedle Street published its study into the impact of its year-long quantitative easing process, business leaders accused banks of toughening the criteria for loans and questioned the effectiveness of the enterprise finance guarantee scheme, which is intended to encourage banks to lend to businesses. The attack by the Institute of Directors comes on the eve of an annual gathering of Britain's banking elite ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
IMANI Confers with Leading Global Thinkers on Trade Issues
Last week, IMANI Ghana executives participated in the last of a series of high-level workshops jointly organised by GARNET (the Network of Excellence on Global Governance, Regionalisation & Regulation) and the prestigious Evian Group at IMD (the International Institute for Management Development) in Lausanne, Switzerland. They facilitated a number of key seminars and addressed an audience of high-ranking officials, business executives, public intellectuals and academics from across the European Union, the United States, and farther afield. IMD ( is widely reputed to be the foremost business school in Europe. IMANI�s ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


On Auctions as the Negotiation Paradigm of Electronic Markets
Effects on Electronic Markets', Journal of Computer-. Mediated Communication, 1( 3): URL http:// ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Electronic journal access: how does it affect the print ...
This study examined the rates of print journal subscription price increases according to the type of available electronic access. The types of access included: electronic priced separately from the print, combination print with “free online” access, and aggregated, defined here as electronic access purchased as part of a collection. The percentages of print price increases were compared to each other and to that for titles available only in print. The authors were not aware of prior objective research in this area. Methods: The authors analyzed the percentage print price increases of 300 journals over a five-year ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Google Answers: Consumer Behaviour with Information Technology
-----------------------------------Historical Background---------------------------- The first major impact of information technology, as we think of it today, was the facilitation of commercial transactions electronically, usually using technology like Electronic Data Interchange (EDI, introduced in the late 1970s) to send commercial documents like purchase orders or invoices electronically. Later, with the development of the internet, the effect of information technology on consumer behavior could be seen in the purchase of goods and services over the World Wide Web via secure servers with e-shopping carts and with ...
What would happen to the financial markets if they were attacked ...
What would be the impact on things if that really did happen? I'm sure there would be short term losses due to panicking, but would it result in anything catastrophic to the financial markets? Could you possible lose all your investments or would it not be quite that severe? Good question . A great deal of financial information, especially about corporate bonds, was permanently destroyed when the WTC went down. As you can imagine a lot of money and effort has been spent since then to ensure that the financial trading markets are not effectively centralized in any one physical site. I don't know how severe it would ...