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Tag: Public Policy
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.
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.
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 … 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
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 … Continued
Dr. David M. Smith discusses the impact the proposed Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) would have on employers, unions, and the workforce.
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 … Continued
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
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 … Continued
Linnea Bernard McCord, JD, MBA Peter Drucker, the famous management consultant, who is credited with creating the professional field of management, died a few years ago at age 95. He was the quintessential non-emotional thinker—a voracious reader who observed dispassionately what was going on around him without bias or preconception. He invented the word “knowledge worker” decades … 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
This is a guest post by Don Atwater, PhD, practitioner faculty of economics. It is a companion piece to Dr. Atwater’s GBR article, “Where Do Older Workers Go?” At the World Ageing & Generations Congress 2008 in Switzerland last month, I had the opportunity to talk to many people about older workers. John Martin, OECD Director … Continued