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Apple's Bittersweet Profits to Beat Street
Apple's Bittersweet Profits to Beat Street
Apple's Bittersweet Profits to Beat Street
Uncertainty over Apple won't end at earnings. That's because what really matters in the eyes of investors is future growth. "If they do have the next iPhone or iPad in the works, why...
Apple to Dole Out $100B to Shareholders
Apple to Dole Out $100B to Shareholders
Apple to Dole Out $100B to Shareholders
That suggests investors have concluded Apple will never again launch a revolutionary product like the iPhone or iPad. The commitment to bigger buybacks may reinforce that impression, said David Tan,...
What Lean In Means for Women of Color
What Lean In Means for Women of Color
Shari Hubert, Associate Dean of Admissions at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and Harvard Business School alum, says, "I believe that women of color often have an even...
Just how Close is Apple's Tim Cook to Being Fired?
Just how Close is Apple's Tim Cook to Being Fired?
"Within the first two to three years, if the board views the executive as unable to continue or change the firm's strategy in a way that pleases customers and shareholders, then your time...
The Next 90 Days
The Next 90 Days
Jason Schloetzer, an assistant professor of accounting at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business and a frequent contributor to The Conference Board's Governance and Corporate...
What can radiology do to curb investigation momentum?
What can radiology do to curb investigation momentum?
A picture paints a thousand words. Seeing inside the body, without recourse to a scalpel, through x-rays, CT scans, MRIs and ultrasounds, has revolutionized patient diagnosis and treatment. Yet the...
The New Rules for Group Coupons
The New Rules for Group Coupons
According to Georgetown University marketing professor Luc Wathieu, that can backfire when customers redeem their coupons and the cash is already gone. After all, the typical deal offers a 50 percent...
2 Stocks to Buy Now to Hold Forever
2 Stocks to Buy Now to Hold Forever
Prem Jain, author of Buffett Beyond Value, found that Berkshire Hathaway typically holds stocks between 10 and 20 years (including Warren Buffett's short-term arbitrage).
Should You Worry About High Frequency Trading?
Should You Worry About High Frequency Trading?
Should You Worry About High Frequency Trading?
James Angel, professor of finance at, Georgetown University, says high-frequency trading has not brought an increase in volatility but remains worried "about the next glitch".
10 Questions to Ask Before Expanding Overseas
10 Questions to Ask Before Expanding Overseas
Closing a deal abroad can be a vastly different experience than you're probably used to, says James Hunt, adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Georgetown University's McDonough School...
Social Values on the Curriculum
Social Values on the Curriculum
Social Values on the Curriculum
Business students are demanding more training to prepare them for roles which consider social values. David Thomas, dean of McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, tells Della Bradshaw...
Anger Over Garment Factory Disaster Fuels Annual Labor Rallies in Southeast Asia
Anger Over Garment Factory Disaster Fuels Annual Labor Rallies in Southeast Asia
After 400 people died in the collapse of a Bangladeshi garment factory, workers in Southeast Asia marched to call for better working conditions and pay. Ray Suarez talks with Pietra Rivoli, professor...
Viewpoint on Bangladesh Disaster: It’s Not All About the West
Viewpoint on Bangladesh Disaster: It’s Not All About the West
But Western sourcing practices are not the main factor here. While Western activists protested outside the Gap headquarters in San Francisco last week (Gap’s spokesperson says the company did not...
Study: Barring AT&T, Verizon from auction would choke wireless broadband adoption
Study: Barring AT&T, Verizon from auction would choke wireless broadband adoption
If the FCC restricts, but does not ban, bidding by the larger carriers, the impacts would be proportionate to the extent of the restrictions, said the study written by economists Robert Shapiro,...
Dow at 15000: What the Stock Market is Telling US
Dow at 15,000: What the Stock Market is Telling Us
Dow at 15,000: What the Stock Market is Telling Us
A year into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, James Angel went all in with stocks – in fact, more than all in. In January 2009, the finance professor at Georgetown University...
Begum Losing Legs is Bangladesh Women's Faustian Bargain
Begum Losing Legs is Bangladesh Women’s Faustian Bargain
Begum Losing Legs is Bangladesh Women’s Faustian Bargain
If you look at industrial history across the world, for better or worse, this is what early industrial revolution looks like,” said Pietra Rivoli, a professor at Georgetown University in Washington...

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