Talking Point: Soccer as Market Mover

August 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2006, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p16
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a November 2005 study by Dartmouth, MIT, and Norwegian School of Management professors which found a significant correlation between internation soccer match losses and a declining stock market. The trend is strongest in countries that have strong public support for the sport, such as Great Britain, Italy, German and others. An Internet link to the research study is presented, and readers are invited to discuss the market effects of soccer at the "Journal of Financial Planning" Web site.


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