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Financial Times Highlights Prof. Ingo Walter’s Research on Portfolios

The following is an excerpt from the Financial Times entitled “Rich make same investment errors as rest.” When investing, it often hurts to think of what might be possible if only you started with even more money. Those already wealthy … 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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Precautionary Hoarding of Liquidity and Inter-Bank Markets: Evidence from the Sub-Prime Crisis

Viral Acharya, C.V. Starr Professor of Economics and Director of the NSE-NYU Stern Initiative on the Study of Indian Capital Markets, and his co-author, Ouarda Merrouche at The World Bank, studied the liquidity demand of large settlement banks in the … 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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