How Company Responses to Presidential Statements or Policies Affect Share Price

In a recent piece, I argue  that corporate leaders should not shy away from making a public statement if they believe it is the right thing to do and consistent with the corporation’s values.[1]

The opportunities to speak are legion – and controversial. In response to increasing COVID cases, for example, Apple is requiring customers – in addition to employees – to wear masks when visiting stores.  J.P. Morgan is barring unvaccinated employees from entering its New York office.  The NFL is requiring booster shots for staff who work closely with players.

Politicians and even some academics lament activist … Read more