Author Archives: Alanna Valdez

Prof. Stephen Brown on why many fund managers didn’t anticipate Tesla’s high value

The following is an excerpt from Reuters: “Shares of Tesla Motors Inc have soared more than 410 percent this year as the electric car maker, run by billionaire Elon Musk, beat Wall Street’s earnings estimates and forced hedge fund managers who had shorted the … Continue reading

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Prof. Ingo Walter on Italian bank Monte Paschi’s troubles

The following is an excerpt from a Bloomberg entitled “Bank Born Out of Black Death Struggles to Survive.” Siena, the medieval city renowned for its Palio horse races, is home to the world’s oldest bank. Within its aging walls lies … Continue reading

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Prof. and Nobel Laureate Rob Engle’s Volatility Lab is Promoted on FT

The following is an excerpt from a FT blog entry entitled “Computing the bill for European taxpayers, come the next crisis.” “Eric Dor of the IESEG School of Management in Paris, whose previous work includes A User’s Guide to Leaving the … Continue reading

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Profs. Acharya and Van Nieuwerburgh’s Research is Cited in NY Times

The following is an excerpt from “The Big Bank Subsidy,” an Economix blog excerpt in the NY Times.  [T]he best evidence developed by independent researchers (i.e., those not employed by the Clearing House or its allies) continues to run strongly … Continue reading

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Aswath Damodaran on Twitter’s Value

NYU Stern Professor Aswath Damodaran is interviewed on CNBC’s Fast Money regarding Twitter’s value.

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