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Ray Dalio at View from The Top. Credit: Stacey Geiken
May 20, 2019
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Bridgewater Investments Founder Ray Dalio: Invest in Idea Meritocracy

The investment icon says a system of thoughtful disagreement creates competitive advantage.
Insights Series

In this five-part series, Stanford Business explores the latest findings from a survey of more than 5,000 U.S. Latino business owners and asks four to share their stories firsthand.

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May 23, 2019
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Will Investors Pay a Premium for Being Green?

Despite the surging focus on environmental sustainability, a new study suggests investors still care about the old kind of green.
May 20, 2019
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Bridgewater Investments Founder Ray Dalio: Invest in Idea Meritocracy

The investment icon says a system of thoughtful disagreement creates competitive advantage.
May 8, 2019
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Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 11: What’s Best for the Surrounding Community?

In areas tied to declining industries, corporate reorganization has better long-term impact than going-out-of-business sales, a new study finds.
April 12, 2019
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Getting Banks to Latch onto Blockchain

A Ukrainian native challenges the financial industry to lose its fear of decentralized transactions.
April 3, 2019
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Why Was the Last Recovery Slower Than Usual? Actually, It Wasn’t

A new study of financial crises going back to 1870 shows that they make for unusually nasty recessions.
March 15, 2019
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Businesses Behaving Badly: The State of Corporate Scandal in 2019

Expert panelists put corporate wrongdoing in its broader context.
March 12, 2019
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Sequoia’s Michael Moritz: Look out for “the Unexpected”

The venture capitalist explains why you don’t need to be a tech expert to see potential.
March 8, 2019
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Why the Binding Arbitration Game Is Rigged against Customers

A new study documents how companies shop for sympathetic arbitrators, and how the arbitrators compete for their business.
January 25, 2019
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A Different Kind of Funding Bias

Latino-owned businesses struggle with discrimination when it comes to securing financing. A Stanford GSB initiative is trying to help.
January 25, 2019
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Un Tipo de Prejuicio Diferente en el Financiamiento

Las empresas de latinos enfrentan discriminación cuando se trata de obtener financiamiento. Una iniciativa de Stanford GSB está tratando de ayudar.