Two economists say their study shows that investors assign higher share values to companies run by attractive chief executives, that these chiefs are paid more than less-appealing counterparts and that the better looking the C.E.O.’s, the better they are at undertaking financially successful deals. The conclusion of the unusual academic study — a sort of corporate version of “Hot or Not” — is that shareholders are as easily swayed by the glint in the eye of a chief executive as they are by a company’s actual numbers, at least in the short term. [Dealbook]
The Federal Reserve Says: Ditch That Scrub With The Sh*tty Credit Score
Janet et al, who are now giving out relationship advice: kick him (or her) to the curb before this whole thing ends in tears.
New Study Shows That You Are Probably High On Drugs At Your Desk Right Now
We thought it was just us.