Capital Markets and Investments News
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.
Institutional Investors Embrace Risk Premia and Eye Diversification Benefits
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
November 08, 2013
Prof. Mayer argues that tight credit for homebuyers, not institutional financing, is driving the trend away from homeownership and toward rentals.
Wall Street Figured Out How to Securitize Your Rent. Should You Worry?
November 04, 2013
Prof. Moshe Cohen attributes the conservative pricing of new stocks like Twitter to investor anxiety in the wake of Facebook’s IPO flop.
Post–Facebook IPOs Leave Money on the Table
November 01, 2013
The program will offer a select group of students the opportunity to combine research and practice to design efforts that seek to drive capital toward investments that promote sustainable economic growth.
October 24, 2013
Prof. Moshe Cohen says that as Twitter goes public, many questions about how its evolving business model will sustain growth and deliver returns for advertisers remain unanswered.
Twitter Sets I.P.O. Price at $17 to $20 a Share