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VC Firms Still Expecting High ROIs

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

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 … Continued

GBR Poll: Debt vs. Savings in Turbulent Times

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.

Winter 2009 GBR Issue Now Live

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

America’s Financial Crisis

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

New issue of GBR launched this week!!!

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