In order to deal with business fluctuations, efforts to develop strategic resilience should extend to financial decision making, approached in a systematic manner.
Accounting / Finance / Investing
Graziadio faculty panelists debate issues surrounding global currency imbalances and the future of the currency system.
Current low tax rates on dividends, combined with low borrowing costs, represent an historic opportunity for U.S. firms, but the window is almost certain to close Dec. 31, 2010.
Reduced costs of trading commissions are a welcome new benefit of using ETFs as portfolio building blocks, but the cost of the bid-ask spread can be significant if low-volume ETFs are mixed into a diversified portfolio.
Robert Iritani has more than 30 years of experience in large banking institutions including City National, Wells Fargo Bank, and Union Bank of California.
Merging decision analysis with the well-known principles used in valuing options on financially traded assets can be further enhanced by applying an intuitive approach based on familiar concepts from the field of decision analysis.
This article discusses the role of finance in strategic planning, decision making, formulation, implementation, and monitoring.
Many factors contribute to volatile market behavior. This article explores a methodology that attempts to address these factors.
This article provides an example of the process famed investor Warren Buffett is reported to go though to determine the intrinsic value of a publicly traded company.
This article looks at the near-term issues regarding correlation between investment assets and asset classes.
Exploring alternatives for investing in a down economy that may provide better long-term portfolio performance through high-dividend yields and favorable diversification characteristics.
An overview of owner-occupied, single-tenant commercial real estate, and practical advice on how to enter this potentially lucrative investment.
This article highlights the informational inefficiency that exists between public and private real estate markets.
Research on investment strategies to counterbalance the current negative conditions for traditional beta investing.