Archive for September, 2011

GBR Market Wrap: U.S. Stocks End Gloomy Third Quarter on a Weak Note

It’s the end of the quarter and a rather tumultuous summer for investors. September was particularly unappealing at -7.18% for the month.

September 30th, 2011 - By


PODCAST: Why You Should Protect Your Brand and How to Do It

This podcast features Brandon Carr, JD, discussing various routes to proving that your descriptive brand has acquired secondary meaning.

September 29th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: Focusing on the Positives

We decided to give our readers a bit of a break this week by focusing on the positives among the plethora of bad news emanating from the markets.

September 23rd, 2011 - By


VIDEO: Southern California Grocery Strike Averted

Dr. David Smith offers his insight into the Southern California grocery worker negotiations and its larger implications for labor unions as a whole.

September 21st, 2011 - By


PODCAST: The Impact of Defecit Reduction on the U.S. Labor Market

In this podcast interview, Dr. Don M. Atwater explains how decreases in public sector employment will push back the recovery of the U.S. labor market.

September 20th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: Can More Government Really Help?

U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner points out the elephant in the room (i.e. the political dysfunction of governments).

September 19th, 2011 - By


New Issue of the Graziadio Business Review is Now Online

This issue, including articles, videos, book reviews, and audio podcasts, can be found at gbr.pepperdine.edu. We welcome your comments and feedback.

September 14th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: Euro Crisis Abroad, Jobs Stimulus at Home

Developments in Europe are showing the effects of investors who have lost the least bit of hope that Greece can come out of their quagmire without a default.

September 9th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: More Signs of the New Normal

The employment picture continues to be a major drag for the prospects of a sustainable economic recovery.

September 2nd, 2011 - By