Capital Markets and Investments News
February 26, 2014
In the wake of the Mt. Gox bankruptcy filing, Prof. Moshe Cohen says Bitcoin will remain unreliable until its users demand regulatory oversight.
February 20, 2014
Prof. Moshe Cohen says that Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp is a mutually “brilliant deal” based on a shared vision of simplicity.
Facebook to Pay $19 Billion for WhatsApp
February 13, 2014
Bitcoin may be the first virtual currency to make it big, but Prof. Moshe Cohen says that the race for dominance in the field of cryptocurrency is far from over.
February 12, 2014
Prof. Michael Weinberg says that while short selling performance in January was “definitely disappointing” given the market correction, it’s too soon to question the viability of the strategy.
January 28, 2014
Prof. Andrew Ang’s research on the Norwegian Government Pension Fund finds that active management can add value to the multi–asset portfolio.
January 22, 2014
Cliff Schorer, director of the Lang Center’s Entrepreneur in Residence Program, says that the length of time from inception to IPO for a successful company has changed dramatically in recent years.
A New Way to Buy Shares in Startups
January 16, 2014
Prof. Michael Weinberg comments on the success and unconventional business model of Bruce Berkowitz’s Fairholme hedge fund.
January 14, 2014
Prof. Donna Hitscherich says that the strengthening economy, low interest rates, and high cash levels on balance sheets could indicate a strong year for mergers and acquisitions.
January 04, 2014
Prof. Robert Willens says that recent tax court precedents could lead the IRS to “read more broadly” when determining whether the cost of an MBA is tax deductible and to challenge more deductions in the future.
Is Your MBA Tax Deductible?
January 02, 2014
Prof. Mark Cohen says that luxury brand IPOs are attractive to investors because high–end firms bring in customers who are willing to spend more for “exclusivity in fashion and quality.”
IPO Fever to Continue in 2014
December 01, 2013
Prof. Emi Nakamura’s research finds that Chinese inflation figures have been understated as of late, while data on growth in consumption have been overstated.
November 20, 2013
Research by Prof. Ravina shows that America’s richest households make the same investing mistakes as people of average wealth.
Rich Make Same Investment Errors as Rest