Archive for September, 2009

The State of the New Economy

Can’t see the above video? Click this link to watch. In this video interview, David M. Smith, PhD, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Economics at the Graziadio School of Business and Management discusses the impact of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act so far, the fate of female and older workers […]

September 28th, 2009 - By


Welcome to a New “Normal” in Commodities?

Davide Accomazzo, MBA The telegraphed day of reckoning has finally arrived and many commodity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded notes (ETNs) are now finding themselves in the regulatory line of fire. I have been on the record with my MBA students and with many of my colleagues in the investment business for quite some time […]

September 21st, 2009 - By


The Business Imperative for Staying Calm During Stressful Times

Today’s harsh economic realities continue to impact everyone. Hundreds of thousands have been losing their jobs each month. In California, even firemen and policemen are being laid off (California firemen are being laid off even as we approach fire season!). It does not matter if you work for a private enterprise or a tax-supported agency. […]

September 14th, 2009 - By


The Danger with High Frequency Trading

Can’t see the video above? Click here to watch or read the transcript. In this video interview, Davide Accomazzo, MBA, Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses the dangers of high frequency trading. This interview is a follow-up to Professor Accomazzo’s essay for the GBR blog on the same […]

September 7th, 2009 - By