Archive for the ‘Public Policy’ Category

Understanding Our Roots To Determine Our Future

2 Book Reviews: However, if you a want a quick tutorial on the documents underpinning our laws, our government, and our rights these books are both well worth reading.

September 2nd, 2015 - 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

PODCAST: The Downside of the Federal Reserve’s Proposed Actions with Exchange Rates

In this podcast, economist Don M. Atwater and finance guru Darrol J. Stanley discuss the potential pitfalls of the Federal Reserve’s current monetary policy.

April 25th, 2011 - 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

High Frequency Trading: The Rise of the Machines

Davide Accomazzo, MBA As a professional trader, you are confronted daily with all kinds of dynamics and situations that require a flexible and adaptive mind. You are faced with multiple variables constantly interacting with each other and your task is to process ever-changing information quickly and profitably. Valuations arbitrage, reflexive supply-and-demand dynamics, and structural changes […]

August 10th, 2009 - By

Why Entrepreneurship Thrives During a Recession

Can’t see the above video? Click this link to watch or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, Larry Cox, PhD, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and director of the new entrepreneurship program at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses how smart entrepreneurs take advantage of low opportunity and material costs during […]

July 7th, 2009 - By

The Employee Free Choice Act: Playing the Union Card

Dr. David M. Smith discusses the impact the proposed Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) would have on employers, unions, and the workforce.

June 29th, 2009 - By

The Future of US Capitalism

Davide Accomazzo, MBA The financial turmoil of the last eighteen months has brought to everyone’s attention the problems and dichotomy of our present monetary and financial systems. While we are now dealing with the consequences of too much credit, it is also important to note that a system without credit (and—much to the delight of […]

May 4th, 2009 - By

A New Qualitative Capitalism Part II

Davide Accomazzo, MBA This is the second of two posts on changes I think need to be made for a new, more sustainable economic and social system. Click here to read Part I. The full article exploring these interventions was first published in August 2008 on Since the early part of the last decade, […]

February 23rd, 2009 - By

It’s Time to Hit the Reset Button

Our financial crisis came about because of flawed thinking about how to help the poor. Financially sophisticated parents would never tell their children to borrow to the ceiling to buy a house or anything else. And yet, lawmakers thought that the way to help the poor was to encourage them to borrow heavily. The mass inducement […]

February 2nd, 2009 - By