By James Saft (Reuters) – Fund and pension investors who are watching their biotech and social media stakes melt before their eyes may well feel they’ve had their pockets picked by self-serving investment managers. But actually they are also helping to fund, if only as an unintended side-effect, useful innovation which might not otherwise happen. [...]
By Abdalla Al-ayrot: This is the fourth article in my article series on Cannabis Stocks. I intend to dig through all of the listed investment opportunities in the cannabis industry. Background We have seen a big disconnect between private market valuations and public market valuations of companies in the cannabis industry over the recent 6 months. Show More Summary
RESEARCH ETHICS REVIEW: A Failed System Of Risk Management.
This is the first of a two part series that aims to define risk. Since we live in a world without crystal balls that allow us to clearly see the future, prudent investing is all about the management of risk and expected returns. A problem that both investors and investment advisors face is defining what exactly risk is. Show More Summary
Risk and the NFL draft are synonymous, especially for a team without a first-round draft pick like the Washington Redskins. The further away an organization is from the No. 1 overall pick, the harder a general manager's job becomes.Show More Summary
Cliff Asness, founder & CIO at AQR Capital Management, discusses his investment strategy, how geopolitical risks influence markets, his biggest market concern and why he believes we are not in a tech bubble on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.” Long-Term Market Outlook Concerns Me Most: Asness Bloomberg April 15 ~~~ Bloomberg’s Michael McKee and Cliff Asness,...Read More
By Robert Cowell: When considering the recent swoon in stock markets, some context is essential. The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), which is used extensively in the asset management industry, implies that the only risk an investor is rewarded for is the market-correlated risk. Show More Summary
Many human resources professionals are also responsible for risk management in their organizations. Today’s reader is faced with one of those liability situations. Hi Sharlyn! We’re a small, but rapidly growing company. We realize the need to have an HR department. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Before I had quite figured out what to make of the Bundy Ranch standoff, it appears to have been resolved. The Bureau of Land Management has announced that in view of the risk of violence, it is withdrawing its forces, which include snipers, from the area. Show More Summary
By Brian Nelson: "One major criticism that we always hear about value investing is "what's your risk management, how do you know when you're wrong"? Well, a great value investor gives himself a margin of safety, in other words you don't have to know how much a fat person weighs to realize they're overweight. Show More Summary
You've heard about the potential of the cloud. Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk, the general manager of cybersecurity at Azure, Microsoft’s cloud service, addressed the cybersecurity risks.
On Thursday, the Information Security Forum (ISF), a leading global authority on cyber security and information risk management, announced the availability of Threat Horizon 2016. This particular offering is the latest in a series of the organization’s Threat Horizon reports. According to the ISF, revelations in 2013 that governments and their agencies have been spying […]
CBS is apparently hiring Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman. One: I bet Stephen took this at least partially because he’s tired of playing a caricature every day. Two: Did the CBS Network Suit Guys not see the Correspondent’s Dinner? Part of me hopes this ends in a brilliant disaster. Like, a contract cancellation and…
Another day, another 'failed' IPO. Ally Financial - aka GMAC - that bastion of subprime auto loans and risk management, IPO'd at $25 last night (at the very bottom of the $25 to $28 range) but investors seem to prefer to sell their allocations than pile into this 'bank'. Show More Summary
With wildfire season just around the corner and much of the west and southwest still dangerously dry, the Obama Administration has released its National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy. The post Obama Unveils New Wildfire Strategy Citing New Risks Posed By Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.
While recent higher snowfall levels have driven Douglas Dynamics’ near term financial growth, its ability to manage risk should see it perform regardless of how the weather changes.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Low-risk Medicare patients entering home health care who received medication therapy management by phone were three times less likely to be hospitalized within the next two months, while those at greater risk saw...Show More Summary
Soon to be mothers who manage a company may worry that maternity leave will expose the business to risks. Here's how one CEO took the time she needed and made her company even stronger in the long run. If you are looking to put a bee in the "women in tech" discussion bonnet, just mention pregnancy and high-growth startup in the same sentence. Read Full Story
The identity of a football club is a fragile thing. It can change with each new owner and with every new manager. It's rather less seismic, but it changes with each new player who arrives and every one who leaves. It's more than the four stands of the stadium or the pitches at the training ground. It's a living, breathing organism. Show More Summary