Finance

Called It: How Kass Predicted Kraft Heinz's Interest in Campbell's

Bragging rights go to David Kass. He predicted months ago that Kraft Heinz might look to acquire Campbell’s Soup. 

Jun 28, 2018
Why Harley-Davidson Isn't Alone in Overseas Shift

The fact is, manufacturing overseas isn’t even new for Harley-Davidson. Here's why it does it and what might happen now.

Jun 27, 2018
Life After Dow Jones for General Electric

Although General Electric has had the longest continuous presence of any company on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, its ouster from the index this week after 111 years wasn't an altogether surprising event. David Kass explains. 

Jun 21, 2018
Why the AT&T-Time Warner Decision Is Good News for CVS

A federal judge's decision to allow AT&T's bid for Time Warner to proceed may set the stage for a slew of future so-called vertical megamergers.

Jun 13, 2018
Summertime, But Dressing Isn’t Easy

Standing in front of the closet figuring out what to wear in the morning doesn't get any easier just because it's summer. If anything, it's harder.

Jun 06, 2018
Post-Crisis and Below Average: A Financial Sector Report Card

As the 10-year anniversary of the global economic crisis approaches, Clifford Rossi offers a financial sector report card. "We have absolutely come a long way in many regards," he says. "But in other respects, we've learned nothing."

May 14, 2018
Mentoring in a #MeToo Era

Addressing #MeToo requires more women leaders; the backlash to #MeToo could create the opposite. Smith School experts offer advice for would-be mentors in the changed environment.

Apr 04, 2018
Seize Growth Opportunities

Public firms grow faster and respond better to positive demand shocks in the first five years after an initial public offering than firms that stay private, new research co-authored by Smith School professor Liu Yang shows.

Mar 29, 2018
Go Slow to Avoid Market Crashes

Wall Street traders make the most money when they do their best to stay under the radar of other traders by making their trades slow and steady. Research co-authored by Smith School professor Yajun Wang shows why.

Mar 28, 2018
Inside Spotify's Unconventional – And Risky – Stock Debut

What's the big deal about Spotify's unconventional IPO? The music-streaming giant is set to come to market without the help of some big investment bank. It's a known brand, and it's shown growth in its niche. So, why are investors so jittery?

Mar 22, 2018

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