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Do financial derivatives impact corporate innovation?

November 25, 2019

Innovation drives economic growth, and today is imperative for companies to gain, and maintain, success. But the need to meet quarterly profits and other factors can also hinder executive decision-making to innovate. Can financial derivatives such as options trading activity help executives to overcome short-termism? And, in particular, is there a positive correlation between options trading and a company’s ability to innovate?