Corporate Finance

FinTech: 10 B-School Experts Reveal Predictions for Disruption in Financial Services

Media Mentions | December 22, 2015 | Business Because

Regina Resnick, associate dean, Career Management Center, says “fintech,” the intersection of finance and technology, is luring some of b-schools’ brightest minds.

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Columbia Business School: Class of 2015 Employment Report

Media Mentions | December 16, 2015 | Top MBA

The finance industry remains the most popular destination for MBA graduates, according to the School’s latest employment report.

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HUBBARD: The Year's Largest Takeover Is 'Self-Help Tax Reform'

Media Mentions | December 14, 2015 | Business Insider

Dean Glenn Hubbard reiterates the need for a lower corporate tax rate, saying it would signal an “invest in America” policy at home and abroad that would lead companies to keep more plants, workers, and profits in the United States.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance, World Business | Read Article

Gross Doesn't Let SEC Guidelines Stand in Way of Big Bond Bets

Media Mentions | November 20, 2015 | Bloomberg News

Professor Wei Jiang says the high percentage of credit default swaps contained in the Janus Fund managed by Bill Gross is an extreme outlier and very, very rare. 

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'Highly Ethical' Business Students Don't Like Wall Street

Media Mentions | November 18, 2015 | CNN Money

The School’s career placement decline in financial services from over 50% in 2007 to 35% in 2014 is cited as part of the overall trend among business school students who consider themselves highly ethtical deciding they are no longer interested in a career on Wall Street.

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Earnings Misstatements Come in Bunches, Study Says

Media Mentions | October 23, 2015 | The New York Times

Professor Shivaram Rajgopal’s research finds that after one company misstates its earnings, a higher percentage of firms in the same industry often followed suit, manipulating their own numbers.

Topics: Accounting, Business Economics and Public Policy, Corporate Finance | Read Article

Here's Where Hedge Funds Went Wrong

Media Mentions | October 15, 2015 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Fabio Savoldelli discusses the overall landscape of hedge funds and the recent volatility in the market.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance | Read Article

Restatements Infect Reporting at Peer Companies

Media Mentions | October 14, 2015 | CFO

Research by Professor Shivaram Rajgopal reveals when a company restates earnings, it prompts its peers to imitate the publicly announced misreporting unless the restating company faces regulatory discipline.

Topics: Accounting, Business Economics and Public Policy, Corporate Finance | Read Article

Fortress Plans to Liquidate Novogratz's Macro Business

Media Mentions | October 13, 2015 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Fabio Savoldelli weighs in on Fortress Investment Group’s plans to liquidate its macro business run by Michael Novogratz and return funds by the end of the year.

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How Much Does Cheap Money Affect Mega-Business Deals?

Media Mentions | October 12, 2015 | Marketplace Radio

Buyers should take advantage of a good business deal; cheap money just gives you a bigger margin for error, says Professor Donna Hitscherich.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance | Read Article