Women make better investors than men. Women are also better executives and they create more job satisfaction for employees. This is information researched and documented by professional studies conducted. Then why are there less women investors and less women running companies?
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Topic 1: Women are better investors than men
In that analysis, titled “Boys Will Be Boys: Gender, Overconfidence, and Common Stock Investment,” researchers Terrance Odean and Brad Barber found that men traded stocks 45% more often than women, resulting in higher costs and lower returns.
Topic 2: Companies that are lead with Women
AstraZeneca (AZN) – 40 percent of senior managers and 27 percent of corporate executives
Ernst & Young LLP – 45 percent, 33 percent
General Mills (GIS) – 39 percent, 37 percent
Grant Thorton – 34 percent, 20 percent
IBM (IBM) – 26 percent, 22 percent
KPMG – 37 percent, 18 percent
Marriott International (MAR) – 40 percent, 34 percent
Proctor & Gamble (PG) – 34 percent, 31 percent
State Farm – 40 percent, 34 percent
Verizon Communications (VZ) – 31 percent, 29 percent
Topic 3: Job Satisfaction
The report also reveals that both men and women had higher levels of job satisfaction at companies with more women in charge, and fewer said they’d considering leaving in the next six months. That could cost a company between $20,000 and $30,000 to recruit and train a new employee making around $40,000 per year.
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