Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ed Altman on Companies that May Face Bankruptcy in 2013

At the 12th annual Corporate & Sovereign Credit Market Outlook luncheon, NYU Stern Professor Ed Altman offered his predictions as to the types of companies that will likely face bankruptcy in 2013. Altman, quoted in Reuters, notes that mid-market defense … Continue reading

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Stephen Brown’s Research on the Dow Theory is Featured

NYU Stern Professor Stephen Brown’s research on the Dow Theory was featured by the Wall Street Journal’s, Market Watch. Brown, along with two finance professors, William Goetzmann of Yale University, and Alok Kumar of the University of Miami analyzed over … Continue reading

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Dialogue from Davos: World Economic Forum Predicts a Slow Global Recovery

Top economists, politicians, and global leaders assemble in chilly Davos, Switzerland at 2013′s World Economic Forum(WEF) to discuss prospects for the global economy. NYU Stern Professor Michael Spence was noted in the Financial Times discussing some elements of WEF’s policy … Continue reading

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China Could Still Be the Biggest Risk for Markets in 2013

NYU Stern Professor Nouriel Roubini and Ian Bremmer, president of political risk firm Eurasia Group, spoke at a Thomson Reuters Newsmaker event in New York. Both discussed emerging markets and China’s role as the biggest risk factor in the global … Continue reading

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Possible US Credit Downgrade? More Joys from the Fiscal Cliff

NYU Stern Professor Lawrence White was featured on Bloomberg TV discussing the impact of the fiscal cliff and its repercussions on the US’s credit rating. Currently at AAA rating, White argues that the US could see a credit downgrade to … Continue reading

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Fiscal Cliff Deal is a Pyhrric Victory says Roubini

NYU Stern Professor Nouriel Roubini writes in the Financial Times that the fiscal cliff deal extending tax cuts is only a pyhrric victory, and that the US has been let down by its leadership. Roubini forewarns more stalemates and arguments … 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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What Will 2013 Bring? NYU Stern’s Michael Spence on Prospects for 2013

Nobel Laureate and NYU Stern Professor Michael Spence writes about the prospects for an improving world economy for 2013. Professor Spence, a Distinguished Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations notes that: On the whole, the global economy, while not … Continue reading

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Death and Taxes at Year End: Aswath Damodaran on Fiscal Cliff Changes

As the world entered a new year, Congress danced on the side of the fiscal cliff as US lawmakers finally voted on tax rate decisions at the eleventh hour. NYU Stern Professor Aswath Damodaran was quoted in the Business Insider … Continue reading

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