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April 12, 2018
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The Decline of the IPO

With fewer companies going public, corporate transparency gets murkier.

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March 8, 2018
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Navigating the Shifting Seas of Global Government Oversight

Why a Stanford-trained entrepreneur sees gold in all that red tape.

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March 21, 2018
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Should Your Bank Be Allowed to Micromanage Your Business?

New research shows lenders could make more prudent decisions.

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November 21, 2017
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The 100-Trillion-Dollar Question

It’s time to replace LIBOR, the beleaguered benchmark that determines adjustable interest rates. But how?
October 16, 2017
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How Banks Undermined Federal Foreclosure Assistance

Obama’s 2009 mortgage-modification program would have helped 70% more homeowners if lenders had been better organized.
August 14, 2017
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Anat Admati: Mythbusting Four Popular Excuses for Failed Financial Regulations

A Stanford professor skewers a few fallacies often advanced by politicians and regulators.
June 26, 2017
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Want a Stock Tip? Follow the Analysts

Analyst coverage is a good prediction of how well a company will perform.
June 7, 2017
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Is Capitalism Bad for Workers?

Labor’s share of national income is shrinking. But don’t hit the barricades just yet.
May 15, 2017
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How Startup Culture Can Thrive in Developing Worlds

A Mexico City venture capitalist discusses what it takes to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem.
May 8, 2017
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Silicon Valley’s Unicorns Are Overvalued

New research examines fair market value of startups worth over $1 billion and finds huge discrepancies in their purported worth.
April 13, 2017
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Shadow Banking: The Big Winner from the Financial Crisis

Nearly a decade after the junk-mortgage crash, tech-savvy and lightly regulated lenders are thriving.
April 7, 2017
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The Financial Industry Needs to Team Up Against Hackers

System-wide collaboration is key to blocking cyber thieves, says former U.S. Treasury deputy secretary.
March 30, 2017
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When Harry Fired Sally: Punishment in the Financial Adviser Industry Has a Gender Bias

Male investment advisers commit misconduct at a much higher rate than women do, but women are more likely to get fired.