Technology Correlates CEO Body Language and Company Financial Performance

This Wall Street Journal report on tech-enabled interpretation of CEO facial expression being correlated with a company’s financial performance may indicate new Regulation FD and 10b-5 risks for companies. This is a science fiction-like twist on reading an executive’s body language to supplement oral communications.

This 2014 WSJ report noted a smartphone app that claimed to analyze voices to determine the speakers’ emotional states.

Imagine a Minority Report dystopian future when corporate executives will be prosecuted by the SEC for merely thinking about FD violations . . . .  wink wink, nudge nudge, say no more!

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