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January 5, 2016
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Facing Acquisition? Your Good Accounting May Be a Liability

Research shows that financial disclosures by target firms hurt their own shareholders.

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October 6, 2015
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Are Earnings Reports Obsolete?

It’s easier than ever to find up-to-the-minute data on companies. So why are investors in love with old-fashioned financial statements?

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November 18, 2015
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How to Split Equity Among Company Founders

Putting value on the roles of company partners can get personal.

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Neil Shen, the founding managing partner of Sequoia Capital China. | Natalie White
December 9, 2015
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Seven Lessons on Investing in China’s Tech Sector

Big data and e-commerce in China provide opportunities for foreign investors.

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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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October 21, 2015
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How Much Does Venture Capital Drive the U.S. Economy?

Two scholars measure the economic impact of VC-funded companies.

Latest Stories in Finance

August 24, 2015
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Are Exchange-Traded Funds Dumbing Down the Markets?

These investments, now more popular than hedge funds, come with a down side.
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.
July 30, 2015
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Shai Bernstein: What Really Matters to Early-Stage Investors?

The team behind a business concept can be more important than the idea itself.
July 21, 2015
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Elizabeth Blankespoor: In IPO Road Shows, the Messenger Is the Message

New research shows that snap judgments of a CEO’s presentation style affect stock price.
July 10, 2015
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Darrell Duffie: China’s Risky Effort to Prop Up Stocks

The country could be creating false confidence that hurts the market later.
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.
June 9, 2015
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George Foster: Are Startups Really Job Engines?

Entrepreneurship can be personally rewarding and good for the economy, if we wipe the stardust from our eyes.
May 19, 2015
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Anat Admati: Are Banks Safe Now?

A scholar and a former regulator both warn that safeguards are lacking to prevent another financial crisis.
May 11, 2015
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Darrell Duffie: Are China’s Financial Markets Opening Up?

A professor of finance explores the burgeoning economy and its opportunities for further growth.
April 30, 2015
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The Recommended List by Stanford GSB Professors

Those in the know share where to go to learn more about reward and related topics.