Articles by Darrol J. Stanley, DBA
Darrol J. Stanley, DBA, is a professor of finance at the Graziadio School of Business and Management. He is well-known as a financial consultant with special emphasis on valuing corporations for a variety of purposes. He has also rendered fairness opinions on many financial transactions, and he has been engaged by corporations to develop strategies to enhance their value. He has served as head of corporate finance, research, and trading of four NYSE member firms. He likewise has been the principal of an SEC-registered investment advisor. He has completed global assignments as well as having served as Chief Appraiser of International Valuations/Standard & Poor's in Europe, Central Europe, and Russia.
*+-Darrol J. Stanley, DBA revisits his 2008 article “Top 10 U.S. Economic Issues to Monitor” with new insights on key economic, social, and political issues.
*+-The Federal Reserve continues a tradition of sharing little information with practitioners, increasing uncertainty and further hindering economic growth.
*+-It appears that more than just the American economy is bordering on breakdown. It is far more significant that America its culture and spirit is in total crisis and bordering on collapse.
*+-The times are changing, and they are changing more rapidly than anyone could have forecast. It will be necessary to possess character to cope.
*+-Darrol J. Stanley, PhD, addresses what many believe to be “The Top 10 U.S. Economic Issues to Monitor.”
*+-If an investor follows his conscience to invest in socially responsible companies, will he lose money, or does socially responsible investing pay off in the end?
*+-What are the factors necessary to develop a corporate strategy that creates long-term corporate success while at the same time creating value for the compa
*+-Corporations that emphasize meaningful communication, willingness to serve, and common purpose will have more favorable financial and/or investment results.
*+-If a “Main Street” investor wants to hedge against an unanticipated event, there are some options, including a synthetic hedge portfolio.
*+-It is important to understand the nature of alternative investment strategies and their risks before considering any action.