Dan Lynch

Managers at public companies are under immense pressure to meet analysts’ forecasts of earnings. These pressures, combined with vague accounting standards, can give companies opportunities to... Read More

Andra Ghent

In the aftermath of the subprime mortgage crisis, many people are wary of securitization—the bundling and selling of loans to investors—assuming that the problems associated with... Read More

David Brown

Historical stock market returns are predictable using the average level of "idiosyncratic volatility," which is the volatility of the return of a stock that is not correlated with the overall market... Read More

Martin Ganco

What causes employees to leave their jobs to pursue startups? Some take an entrepreneurial path when their ideas and technological knowledge is unappreciated by their companies. Others maintain that... Read More