Can’t see the above video? Click here to watch or read the transcript. In this video interview, John K. Paglia, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project, which was released on July 27, 2009, in conjunction with a Los Angeles and California statewide economic forecast … Continued
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 … Continued
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Davide Accomazzo, MBA In the ongoing social debate on what kind of an economic system we should build on top of the rubble of the present financial mess, we as investors should focus less on the philosophical nuances and more on how to adjust our investment framework, expectations, and tactics. As the work of free-market … Continued
The results of the second GBR poll on debt vs. savings are in! All participants said they have changed their personal financial approach due to the current economic instability 60% say they are working harder to pay down all their debt. The GBR Blog asked Davide Accomazzo, Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Graziadio School … Continued
On May 2nd, the world gathered in Omaha, Nebraska to listen to Warren Buffet at the 2009 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting. We tried to parse the future from his words, and wondered if this was the most optimistic that Charlie (Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Corporation) has ever been. Some hailed the new format as … Continued
The GBR Blog wants to know: [poll id=”4″] Do you have a different approach to saving? Tell us in the comments. UPDATE: This poll was closed on May 18, 2009. Read our analysis of the poll and learn about “The Basics of a Balanced Personal Finance Strategy,” by Davide Accomazzo, Adjunct Professor of Finance.
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 Goldmau.com. Since the early part of the last decade, … Continued
Read the latest issue of the GBR online at http://gbr.pepperdine.edu/091/ In this issue: Recognizing Organizational Culture in Managing Change Structural changes can serve as the initial intervention for shifting culture. Mark Mallinger, PhD, Don Goodwin, MBA, and Tetsuya O’Hara, MBA The Successful Expatriate Leader in China Expatriate managers must consider the cultural dimensions of leadership. … Continued
Listeners from across the country submitted questions to Graziadio School faculty during the conference call on America’s Financial Crisis this Tuesday. With over 200 participants on the call, there were too many questions for the panel to answer in the short time. Below are responses from panelist, Dr. Joetta Forsyth, Assistant Professor of Finance, to … Continued
The recently approved bailout is yet another attempt to prop up the markets with an election around that corner that will only delay and worsen the inevitable pain ahead… There is definitely a lack of trust and confidence in the markets, but it is due to the blatant lies and unethical representations. How many … Continued
The United States is facing the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression. Financial institutions are failing, as is confidence in the financial system. U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson have testified that Congress must act immediately to bail out troubled financial institutions, or we could face a financial … Continued
Intelligent people, including my wife, have been asking me questions about the subprime mortgage crisis. The point that seems to stump them is why a relatively small percentage of subprime mortgage defaults has led to a spiraling national credit crisis, how it happened, and where do we go from here. They were good questions, and … Continued
The latest issue of the Graziadio Business Report is now online at http://gbr.pepperdine.edu. (Click on the links below to access individual articles) High CEO Pay Could Draw Renewed Attention in Election Year Whether justified or not, the corporate world is offering a likely target for criticism: very large pay packages for chief executive officers and … Continued