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MSRM Professors to Teach in Upcoming Contemporary Finance Executive Short Course

In an upcoming five day short course beginning June 1st 2015, MSRM Professors Ingo Walter, Edward Altman, Holger Mueller, Viral Acharya, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh will join NYU Stern Professors Aswath Damodaran, David Yermack and Baruch Lev to teach Contemporary Finance: Key Topics for Senior Executives and Board Members. Learn … Continue reading

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Professor Edward Altman’s Z-Score Measure is Featured

The following is an excerpt from USA Today: Ever hear of the Altman Z-Score? If not, it’s time to start – just ask investors in Caesars Entertainment (CZR). Caesars’ shares Thursday are down nearly 8% to $11.72 on news one … Continue reading

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NYU Stern Professor Edward Altman’s Research on Chapter 11 Bankruptcy is Cited

The following is an excerpt from the Wall Street Journal: Through data collected from 1984 to 2013, New York University Professor Edward Altman found two factors are most indicative of a debtor filing again: its profitability upon its first emergence … Continue reading

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Professor Ed Altman’s Z-Score is Featured

The following is an excerpt from USA Today: Does it seem you’re the last to know when a company is in serious financial trouble and end up holding the worthless stock? There’s an early warning system all investors need to … Continue reading

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Professor Ed Altman’s Research on Bond Defaults is Cited

The following is an excerpt from Forbes. If Energy Future Holdings files for bankruptcy, a buying opportunity may arise in the iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG). This would be strictly a short-term trade, appropriate only for aggressive … Continue reading

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