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GDP Alumni Event with Prof. Walter Featured on the NYU Stern Homepage

On Friday, March 7, 2014, Professor Ingo Walter spoke to approximately 80 executives comprised of MS in Risk Management students, MS in Global Finance and Stern alumni, and members of the Hong Kong Society of Finance Analysts gathered in Hong Kong on … Continue reading

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MSRM Alum, Andrew Koh, to Speak at 5th Annual World Cards & Payments Summit

MS in Risk Management Class of 2010 and MS in Global Finance Class of 2008 alum, Andrew Koh, will speak at this years 5th Annual World Cards & Payments Summit on February 10-12, 2014 in Dubai. His topic of discussion will … Continue reading

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Is Bitcoin a Real Currency?

NYU Stern Professor David Yermack examines Bitcoin’s historical trading behavior to determine whether or not it behaves like a traditional sovereign currency. He finds that Bitcoin’s exchange rate volatility is greater than the volatilities of widely used currencies, undermining Bitcoin’s … Continue reading

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Euro Marriage in Peril: Roubini on the State of the European Union

The following is an op-ed written by NYU Stern Professor, Nouriel Roubini: On the morning of July 26, 2012, I was meeting with the central bank governor of a country at the core, or stable center, of the euro zone. … Continue reading

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Nassim Taleb Event Featured on the NYU Stern Homepage

On November 8th, Nassim N. Taleb, NYU-Poly professor and author of The Black Swan and Antifragile, spoke to an audience of 75 MS in Risk Management students and alumni.                 On November 8th, … Continue reading

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Lawrence White Op-Ed: Stop Mandating Reliance on Ratings

The following is an Op-Ed written by Lawrence White, NYU Stern Professor of Economics published online on the New York Times Opinion Pages. The Justice Department’s suit against Standard & Poor’s is a fresh reminder of the large mistakes by … Continue reading

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Complimentary Webinar: The Importance of Due Diligence for Institutional Fund Investors

Join NYU Stern Professor Stephen Brown, the David S. Loeb Professorship in Finance, for a webinar discussion on operational due diligence. Basel II defines operational risk as the risk of direct or indirect loss resulting from inadequate or failed internal … Continue reading

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Professor Damodaran Analyzes Facebook’s Valuation

NYU Stern Professor of Finance Aswath Damodaran addresses Facebook’s valuation on Reuters. He states that his top three concerns for the company’s stock price are uncertainty and risk, corporate governance and the exit of professional investors. Originally published on August … Continue reading

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Taking the L-I-E Out of Libor

In a new Bloomberg op-ed, NYU Stern Economists Kim Schoenholtz and Lawrence White address the Libor scandal and propose an alternative way to calculate the rate. Excerpt from Bloomberg: The recent revelations by Barclays Plc (BARC) probably spell doom for the London interbank … Continue reading

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Nouriel Roubini Addresses the Global Economy on Reuters

Professor Nouriel Roubini discusses the future of the Eurozone and the global economy in depth on Reuters. Originally published on July 25, 2012

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