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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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Good News and Bad News on Tax Evasion

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July 11, 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?

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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.
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Sequoia’s Michael Moritz: Look out for “the Unexpected”

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