Articles by Darrol J. Stanley, DBA

Darrol J. Stanley, DBA, is a professor of finance at the Graziadio School of Business and Management. He is well-known as a financial consultant with special emphasis on valuing corporations for a variety of purposes. He has also rendered fairness opinions on many financial transactions, and he has been engaged by corporations to develop strategies to enhance their value. He has served as head of corporate finance, research, and trading of four NYSE member firms. He likewise has been the principal of an SEC-registered investment advisor. He has completed global assignments as well as having served as Chief Appraiser of International Valuations/Standard & Poor's in Europe, Central Europe, and Russia.

UPDATE: Top 10 U.S. Economic Issues to Monitor

Darrol J. Stanley, DBA revisits his 2008 article “Top 10 U.S. Economic Issues to Monitor” with new insights on key economic, social, and political issues.

2012 Volume 15 Issue 1 - By

A Consequence Analysis that Needs to be Shared

The Federal Reserve continues a tradition of sharing little information with practitioners, increasing uncertainty and further hindering economic growth.

2011 Volume 14 Issue 1 - By and

Editorial: Crisis in America: A Nation at Risk

It appears that more than just the American economy is bordering on breakdown. It is far more significant that America its culture and spirit is in total crisis and bordering on collapse.

2008 Volume 11 Issue 4 - By

Editorial: The Top 10 Embracements for Difficult Economic Times

The times are changing, and they are changing more rapidly than anyone could have forecast. It will be necessary to possess character to cope.

2008 Volume 11 Issue 3 - By

The Top 10 U.S. Economic Issues to Monitor

Darrol J. Stanley, PhD, addresses what many believe to be “The Top 10 U.S. Economic Issues to Monitor.”

2008 Volume 11 Issue 1 - By

The Moral and Financial Conflict of Socially Responsible Investing

If an investor follows his conscience to invest in socially responsible companies, will he lose money, or does socially responsible investing pay off in the end?

2007 Volume 10 Issue 1 - By and

Achieving Corporate Success and Maximized Value

What are the factors necessary to develop a corporate strategy that creates long-term corporate success while at the same time creating value for the compa

2006 Volume 9 Issue 3 - By

The Impact of Empowered Employees on Corporate Value

Corporations that emphasize meaningful communication, willingness to serve, and common purpose will have more favorable financial and/or investment results.

2005 Volume 8 Issue 1 - By

Main Street and Hedging

If a “Main Street” investor wants to hedge against an unanticipated event, there are some options, including a synthetic hedge portfolio.

2003 Volume 6 Issue 4 - By

Hedging Strategies for Uncertain Times

It is important to understand the nature of alternative investment strategies and their risks before considering any action.

2003 Volume 6 Issue 3 - By