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August 11, 2015
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Shai Bernstein: Does Face Time with Investors Make a Startup More Successful?

Having investors you can easily interact with can help a business grow.

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June 17, 2015
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Kat Taylor: Changing the Face of Philanthropy

A bank CEO explains what finance, food and climate change have to do with charitable giving.

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March 24, 2015
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Back to the Future: Do Banks Really Learn from Long-term Relationships?

A pair of economists examine whether banks acquire any special wisdom from repeat borrowers.

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August 25, 2015
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Paul Brest: Making Money While Doing Good

Social impact investing is changing the way philanthropy is done.

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February 10, 2015
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Kenneth Singleton: New Research Could Give Policymakers More Tools to Foresee Economic Calamity

A better way to measure risk premiums in bond markets and, maybe, understand the links between economic activity and yields.

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May 1, 2010
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Bengt Holmstrom: Don't Attribute the Financial Crisis to Greed

An economist explains that, while reforms to provide some degree of transparency are key, full disclosure may not fix securities markets.
May 1, 2010
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Daniel Comas: It's a Great Time to Buy

The CFO of Danaher Corp. explains that substantial cash on hand enabled the conglomerate to acquire 18 companies in 2009.
April 1, 2010
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Michael Spence: Ongoing Growth Needs Global Financial Regulation

The economist says the resilience of developing nations during the world economic crisis is encouraging, but long-term growth needs a global strategy.
April 1, 2010
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Stanford Professors Assess Landmark SEC-Goldman Suit

Two Stanford finance experts distinguished between ethical and legal issues in an analysis of the Securities and Exchange Commission's lawsuit against Goldman Sachs.
April 1, 2010
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William Sharpe: Staying Flexible on Retirement Spending

Research looks at how workers can be sure to save enough to retire.
March 1, 2010
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Kenneth Chenault: Don't Shy from Harsh Facts

The head of American Express says that, even when the news is bad, helping employees understand reality leads to success.
January 1, 2010
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John Wolfensohn: "There Will Be a Monumental Shift of Economic Power"

The former World Bank president says that, in the next 40 years, today's leading countries will go from having 80% of the world's income to 35%.
November 1, 2009
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John Doerr: Best Entrepreneurs Attempt the Impossible

The venture capitalist describes the importance of ambition and a thirst for knowledge in driving new ideas.
October 1, 2009
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Bill Browder: A Warning Against Investment in Russia

The Hermitage Capital Management founder publicly accuses the Russians of fraud and collusion in unraveling his company's $4 billion investments.
October 1, 2009
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Nobel Laureate Sharpe: There Are No Shortcuts in Investing

Nobel Laureate William F. Sharpe explains how futile it is to read sure-thing investing books or watch the latest financial guru to find easy answers.