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Overreacting to Bad Financial News Can Lead to Poor Investment Decisions

Idea posted: November 2014

Institutions: University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School   

Neuroscientific research reveals that the brain reacts differently to negative vs. positive outcomes; recent research in finance shows that market participants (including investors and investment professionals) draw different lessons from…

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The Good and Bad Reasons Corporate Cash Is Trapped Overseas

Idea posted: November 2014

Institutions: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania    University of Oregon Charles Lundquist College of Business    Tuck School of Business   

When overseas earnings by U.S. multinationals are brought back to the U.S., those earnings are taxed as income. However, multinational companies have the option of leaving those earnings abroad and…

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Investors – Strategies for Wealth Creation

Idea posted: April 2014

Institutions: IESE Business School    University of St. Gallen    École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)    Salus Partners   

According to an article published in IESE Insight, the conventional approach of investing in stocks and bonds may help to preserve capital, but is not suitable for wealth creation; investment…

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Investment Banking: Technology and the Decline of Trust

Idea posted: February 2014

Institutions: Saïd Business School, University of Oxford    University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce    International Monetary Fund    Ohio State University Moritz College Of Law   

Investment banking was once regulated mainly by ‘reputational incentives’: bankers were motivated to act in the client’s best interests by concern for the bank’s good name. It was a system…

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Storytelling for Entrepreneurial Endeavour

Idea posted: February 2014

Institutions: University of Michigan Ross School of Business    University of Alberta - Alberta School of Business   

In a popular article published by Harvard Business Review in 1999, the authors proposed that those who use stories as part of their management and strategy technique tend to become…

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The Green Investment Gap – And How to Close It

Idea posted: October 2013

Institutions: HEC Paris    The Mediterranean Energy Observatory   

Although global investment in renewable energy has grown significantly since the start of this century, it remains below the level needed to meet Kyoto Protocol targets for reducing CO2 emissions,…

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Money for Nothing: The Truth About Investment Consultants

Idea posted: October 2013

Institutions: Saïd Business School, University of Oxford   

Survey data from 2011 suggests investment consultants are hired by more than 90 per cent of retirement plan sponsors and that they advise on institutional assets of more than $13…

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Computer Says ‘Yes’ – The Impact of IT Investment

Idea posted: September 2013

Institutions: University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business    University of Illinois College of Business    University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management    IE Business School   

Investments in IT account for a large proportion of corporate discretionary spend and leaders need to understand the likely impact of such investments before allocating resources to it. The amount…

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Trust, Fraud and the Financial Markets

Idea posted: August 2013

Institutions: HEC Paris    University of Innsbruck    ESSEC Business School    Adelphi University   

Decision-making on the financial markets is driven by information and by trust. But trust can be flagrantly abused. This was amply demonstrated by the Bernard Madoff scandal, considered to be…

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