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How Sound are the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Recoveries?

How Sound are the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Recoveries?

In this article, the authors report findings on changes in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s mortgage loan quality by analyzing over 15 million loans from 2001-2015.

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Paths to Improved Business Growth When the Federal Reserve’s Policies are Ineffective

Paths to Improved Business Growth When the Federal Reserve’s Policies are Ineffective

Practitioners of all sized companies are reassessing their expectations that the Federal Reserve can effectively stimulate growth and planning accordingly.

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What Can Managers Learn from Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists?

What Can Managers Learn from Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists?

This article reviews the primary roles of venture capitalists and relays key management advice from Silicon Valley VCs normally reserved for their portfolio firms.

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Corporate Earnings

Corporate Earnings

When does earnings management become earnings manipulation, and when does earnings manipulation become outright misrepresentation? This is an important question.

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Using Small Baskets of Financial Assets to Estimate Exchange Rates

Using Small Baskets of Financial Assets to Estimate Exchange Rates

Companies operating in managed exchange rate environments may be able to use a similar proxy to establish suitable prices and to profit from currency speculation.

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Is There a Free Lunch in Commission Free ETFs?

Is There a Free Lunch in Commission Free ETFs?

This study investigates how holding and transaction costs can affect the cost calculus of commission-free ETFs and provides a recommendation on how to minimize costs.

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Doing Business with the Untrustworthy

Doing Business with the Untrustworthy

Empirical observations, laboratory experiments, and game theory offer guidance for a prudent person doing repeat business with potentially untrustworthy partners.

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Is Cyprus the Warning Bell

Is Cyprus the Warning Bell

After the crisis in Cyprus, even smaller depositors lost money in Cyprus banks. This raises a troubling question: will bank bail-ins—by depositors, creditors and bondholders—become the norm in other countries as well?

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The Commercial Global Drone Market

The Commercial Global Drone Market

The civilian or commercial drone market in the United States is just beginning to emerge, which puts U.S. businesses behind businesses in other countries.

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Certificate in Private Capital Markets

Certificate in Private Capital Markets

Attendees learn in-depth critical analysis and evaluation skills for transacting successful financing deals and valuation methods used by capital providers.

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