Finance

"Allowing firms to focus on the risks they are in business to take, while hedging against risks that they are not in business to take, can add value." Francisco Pérez-GonzálezAssistant Professor of finance, Stanford GSB Financial derivatives have been in the doghouse of public opinion ever...
Pitch Johnson, lecturer in Management at Stanford GSB
Perched on Franklin “Pitch” Johnson’s desk is a four-inch steel ingot, a silent reminder of his first civilian job out of business school: a melter foreman in charge of several open-hearth furnaces in a steel mill in East Chicago, Ind. In 1962 Johnson left behind the grit and swelter of the mill...
Illustration of a man holding a patent brochure
For many entrepreneurs, it is a dream on par with finding the Holy Grail: an initial public stock offering that can turn a startup into the next Google and a 20-something founder into the next mega-millionaire. Yet, for all that money and drama, do initial public offerings — IPOs — speed up...
European Central Bank President Draghi
Three years after it began, the European debt crisis casts a shadow over both the project of European integration and the global economy. The conventional wisdom is that there is no turning back. At a recent financial forum on Europe, hosted by the Stanford Graduate School of Business, panelists...
   Market Liquidity: Asset Pricing, Risk, and Crises by Yakov Amihud, Haim Mendelson, Lasse Heje Pedersen Cambridge University Press, 2012 Find it @ Stanford Publisher's Site Amazon.com This book presents the theory and evidence on the effect of market liquidity and liquidity risk...

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