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How Pros Think Yahoo Should Spend Its Alibaba Cash
Media Mentions | August 29, 2014 | CNBC
Professor Kinshuk Jerath says in order for Yahoo to make a comeback, the company should invest some of its Alibaba fortune in two key areas: content and mobile.
Media Mentions | August 21, 2014 | Wealth Management
Professor Patricia Angus discusses the dilemma among trust and estate professionals over trust fund babies, citing Professor Sheena Iyengar’s research on choice.
A Business School Wonders: Why Not Teach High-Frequency Trading?
Media Mentions | August 18, 2014 | Bloomberg Businessweek
The article mentions research by Charles Jones on the risks and benefits of high-frequency trading.
Will the Fed React to a Better U.S Economy?
Media Mentions | August 04, 2014 | Bloomberg TV
Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the Federal Reserve and the actions of chairman, Janet Yellen.
Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo Wants to ‘Minimize Attention’ to Wall Street Managers’ Compensation
Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 | International Business Times
Prof. Michael Weinberg argues that secrecy in pension funds allows for better deals that can be negotiated privately and, in turn, optimize returns for beneficiaries.
Fair-Value Accounting’s Role in Financial Crisis Scrutinized
Media Mentions | June 30, 2014 | Accounting Today
Prof. Urooj Khan’s research finds that fair value accounting was unfairly blamed for the 2008–2009 financial crisis, but recognizes that some investors reacted positively to news that rules would be relaxed in response to the crisis.
How to Rebalance Your Portfolio
Media Mentions | June 27, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal
Prof. Andrew Ang says that rebalancing one’s portfolio is the “simplest and yet one of the most powerful ways” of buying low and selling high.
Pension Funds' Fixation on Past Performance 'Damaging Wealth' – Study
Media Mentions | June 20, 2014 | Investment & Pensions Europe
Research by Prof. Andrew Ang shows that institutional investors’ common practice of chasing mutli–year returns in asset classes and managers damages long–term performance for pension funds.
Doubts About Amazon's Future Overshadow Fire Phone Launch
Media Mentions | June 20, 2014 | The Guardian
Prof. Bruce Greenwald says Amazon’s venture into a busy smartphone industry in which they have no competitive advantage is an attempt at “sustaining an unsustainable stock price.”
Don’t Call It a Hedge Fund
Media Mentions | June 13, 2014 | Financial Post
Prof. Michael Weinberg says it’s difficult to understand when “hedge fund” became a pejorative term, but that for many, “investment partner” is now the preferable, if euphemistic, term.
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