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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 Ed Altman Testifies for Bankruptcy Reform

NYU Stern Press Release Altman Gives Testimony on 10/17/12 at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Hearings on Bankruptcy Code Reform Edward Altman, the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at NYU Stern and an esteemed bankruptcy scholar for nearly five decades, … Continue reading

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Edward Altman’s Sovereign Risk Assessment: “Italy’s Looking Iffy”

Professor Edward Altman explains the results of his Eurozone sovereign risk assessment in “The Fate of the Euro Hinges on Italy. Italy’s Looking Iffy,” an op-ed in Forbes. Excerpt from Forbes: One year ago, I wrote about the European debt … Continue reading

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Professor Ed Altman on Italy and the Eurozone

Professor Edward Altman discusses the future of Italy’s membership in the European Union on Bloomberg.

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Professor Altman Discusses Europe’s Worst Case Scenario

In an interview with The Deal, Professor Edward Altman comments on the worst case scenario for Europe: a Greek default with contagion to neighboring countries. Video via Vimeo: Europe’s worst-case scenario from The Deal on Vimeo.

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Webinar: “Outlook for Sovereign and Corporate Credit Markets”

Presented by Professor Ed Altman, NYU Stern School of Business Wednesday, February 15, 2012  at 11am US Eastern time In a special “Insight” piece for the Financial Times on June 21, 2011, Professor Edward Altman predicted that the next European country … Continue reading

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Professor Ed Altman Discusses Sovereign Risk in the Eurozone on Bloomberg

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In times like these predictive power lies in looking back

The article highlights Professor Edward Altman’s Z-score for predicting corporate bankruptcies. If developed economies are heading for a nuclear winter – and at times it feels that way – the concept of defensiveness takes on a new urgency. But what … Continue reading

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It isn’t over till the fat lady sings

Professor Altman says the ECB must focus on fixing the Italian economy. The Greek mathematician Archimedes sure had the makings of a hedge fund manager, just that he was a little ahead of his time. For it was he who … Continue reading

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Surprise! Junk Debt Is Coming Back Into Style

Professor Ed Altman, who proved prescient about junk bonds going into crisis, says  investing in junk bonds was a no-brainer then, now it is merely attractive! August wasn’t much fun for anybody in the stock market, but it delivered a … Continue reading

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