Archive for the ‘Investing’ Category

New Issue of the Graziadio Business Review Posted

Welcome to the new issue of the Graziadio Business Review. It contains several articles written by GSBM faculty that we hope you will enjoy reading.

November 2nd, 2015 - By


Raising Financially Responsible Children

By working with kids from an early age in nurturing an understanding of the value of money, engaged parents help them develop a future ability to manage it properly.

July 1st, 2015 - By


Caution for Small Business Owners Using a Home as Collateral

Recent data from the Pepperdine Private Capital Market Project revealed that 88% of privately-held businesses with revenues less than $5 million want to execute growth strategies, but they typically have lower levels of necessary resources, such as the people or finances, to grow compared to privately-held businesses with higher revenues. Eager to grow, but lacking […]

February 15th, 2013 - By


Read How the Election Year Impacts the Stock Market and View a Finance Panel Discussing Election Economics

The debates may be over, but the election economics are still a vital part of the news. A recent GBR article discusses how the presidential elections influence the stock market and a new video discusses the economic status and how the elections and political turmoil impacts investors.

October 24th, 2012 - By


Gold: A Solution for Zero-Beta Satellites

Only a few strategies seem to be providers of crisis alpha or outperformance in time of significant stress in traditional betas: gold seems to fit that definition.

February 3rd, 2012 - By


The Importance of Market Structure

Future successful investing will require active political analysis and an increased level of stakeholder activism to be part of the rule-making process.

December 1st, 2011 - By


Are Financial Markets Doomed? MF Global Bankruptcy Strikes at the Core of Markets

If our financial markets cannot guarantee safety of funds deposited with brokers or banks, our economic system will fall into a dark medieval state.

November 17th, 2011 - By


The Inefficient Market Advantage

The world is messy and a more pro-active approach than the Market Portfolio Theory of the 60s is needed to build portfolios that can stand the stress of our times.

July 28th, 2011 - By


Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Survey: As Banks say “Bah! Humbug!”, Private Businesses Look to Friends and Family, Angels

As banks say “Bah! Humbug!”, private businesses look to friends and family and Angels. This batch of Fall 2010 data from the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project illustrates the old adage; when one door closes another opens.

December 7th, 2010 - By


Paglia Reveals Key Findings from Private Capital Markets Project

John K. Paglia, associate professor of finance and senior researcher, has been receiving a great deal of buzz over the most recent findings of the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project. Detailing the 2010 outlook for private capital providers and privately-held businesses, the project performs ongoing research into the true cost of capital and the behavior […]

March 22nd, 2010 - By