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Flash Boys May be Yesterday’s Story by Professor Roy Smith

The following is a recent paper written by NYU Stern Professor Roy Smith titled “Flash Boys May be Yesterday’s Story”: Michael Lewis’ newest Wall Street bestseller, Flash Boys, claims that equity markets are “rigged” by high frequency traders who invested millions … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of Global Risk

The following is a Project Syndicate excerpt from an op-ed written by NYU Stern Professor Nouriel Roubini on Project Syndicate: The world’s economic, financial, and geopolitical risks are shifting. Some risks now have a lower probability – even if they … Continue reading

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Professors Robert Engle & Viral Acharya Warn that European Stress Test Risk Measures are Flawed

On the release of the US Fed’s latest bank stress tests, NYU Stern School of Business Nobel Laureate Robert Engle and Professor of Finance Viral Acharya warn that European regulators’ stress tests miscalculate the amount of systemic risk banks will … Continue reading

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NYU Stern Risk Symposium May 31, 2014: Save the Date!

Please join us for the 2014 Risk Management Symposium, hosted by the NYU Stern MS in Risk Management Program. Saturday, May 31, 2014 starting at 8:00am. Speakers include John Chambers, Deputy Head of Standard and Poor’s Sovereign Ratings Group and … 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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Professor Viral Acharya’s Research on Stress-Testing European Banks is Cited

The following is an excerpt from the Financial Times entitled “Europe Should Say No to a Flawed Banking Union” by Wolfgang Münchau: There are two classes of compromise in political life. In the first, your ultimate aim is sweeping change, … Continue reading

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GDP Alumni Event with Prof. Walter Featured on the NYU Stern Homepage

On Friday, March 7, 2014, Professor Ingo Walter spoke to approximately 80 executives comprised of MS in Risk Management students, MS in Global Finance and Stern alumni, and members of the Hong Kong Society of Finance Analysts gathered in Hong Kong on … Continue reading

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Professor Viral Acharya on Fire-Sale Risk in Financial Markets

The following is an excerpt from Bloomberg Businessweek: Wall Street’s biggest firms are close to agreeing on a plan that would safeguard the financial markets from the crippling fire sales that engulfed Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Bear Stearns Cos. … Continue reading

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Professor Nouriel Roubini Discusses Political Uncertainty in Emerging Markets

The following is an op-ed titled “Emerging-Market Risk and Reward” by NYU Stern Professor Nouriel Roubini: One definition of an emerging-market economy is that its political risks are higher, and its policy credibility lower, than in advanced economies. After the … Continue reading

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Professor Viral Acharya on China’s Debt Fueled Growth Slowdown

 

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