Should a global integrated oil company make a large cash investment in a Russian natural gas company in order to seal the deal on an alliance?
Should General Motors' pension plan investment team adapt a low volatility strategy that, although attractive in many respects, contradicted generally accepted finance theory?
In the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008, how does a registered investment advisor analyze the degree of risk her client is willing to take on?
Should a consultant to pension funds add real estate investments to a mid-sized fund's portfolio?
What form of governance would best serve the beneficiaries of the New York State Common Retirement Fund, as well as taxpayers?
Should a venture capital firm specializing in software startups adjust its strategy to a changed market?
Should the head of a Wall Street firm launch a potentially risky CDO at a client's request, or lose out to competitors who would be eager to do the deal?
What does consumer psychology tell lenders about the risks of an infamous type of subprime mortgage?
After the world's largest academic endowment suffers a record decline, university leaders must decide how to meet current cash needs and manage their funds in the future.