Monthly Archives: September 2012

Viral Acharya Leads the Initiative on the Study for Indian Capital Markets

NYU Stern and the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) have announced the Initiative on the Study for Indian Capital Markets. NYU Stern Finance Professor and MSRM faculty member Viral Acharya will lead the initiative. NYU Finance Professors Joel Hasbrouck … Continue reading

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William Silber’s Biography of Paul Volcker is a Finalist for FT’s Business Book of the Year

NYU Stern Finance Professor William Silber’s recent biography of Paul Volcker is in the running for “Business Book of the Year,” an annual award offered by the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs. The winner will be announced on November 1, … Continue reading

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Robert Engle: “Eurobonds Can Save Europe’s Banks”

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, NYU Stern Professor and Nobel Laureate Robert Engle addresses Europe’s sovereign debt crisis. Excerpt from the Wall Street Journal: Two trillion dollars. That is how much it could cost to end the euro crisis. … Continue reading

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The Fed Takes a Crash Course in Finance

A model developed by NYU Stern faculty is referenced in Bloomberg Businessweek article, “The Fed Takes a Crash Course in Finance.” The Federal Reserve is using the model to gauge the systemic risk of financial institutions. Excerpt from Bloomberg Businessweek: … Continue reading

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Webinar: “CDS Auctions & Informative Biases in CDS Recovery Rates”

Complimentary webinar presented by Rangarajan Sundaram, Professor of Finance, Faculty member, Master of Science in Risk Management Program at NYU Stern School of Business. Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Abstract: Since 2005, recovery rates in … 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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With Rates Low, Banks Increase Mortgage Profit

In “With Rates Low, Banks Increase Mortgage Profit,” from The New York Times, Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh comments on the profit margins for banks in the mortgage business. Excerpt from The New York Times The jump in revenue for the … Continue reading

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MS in Risk Management Capstone Paper Published on Center for Real Estate Finance Research Website

A capstone thesis by Jeffrey Cherry, Jonathan Franco, Melodie Anne Juson, Diederick Koolmees and Cynthia Liwang of the MSRM Class of 2012 has been posted to the NYU Stern Center for Real Estate Finance Research website. Strategic Mortgage Default in … 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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