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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...
Is High Frequency Trading Free & Fair?
Is High Frequency Trading Free & Fair?
Today is the third anniversary of the 2010 flash crash, but there are smaller flash moves almost every day in the stock market, with CNBC's Josh Lipton. Eric Hunsader, Nanex; Jim Angel,...
Which Way Will Tom Wheeler Take the FCC? Follow the Blog Trail
Which Way Will Tom Wheeler Take the FCC? Follow the Blog Trail
According to a study released last week by Georgetown’s Center for Business and Public Policy, auction revenues would decline by as much as 40 percent as the demand for spectrum artificially...
Advanced Nurses Lower Costs
Advanced Nurses Lower Costs, Improve Care
Advanced Nurses Lower Costs, Improve Care
An op-ed by William Novelli: Studies find that Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who provide preventive care are as effective as primary-care physicians in accuracy of diagnosis and prescription....
Business School Students Question Buffett, Gates
Business Students Question Buffett, Gates
Business Students Question Buffett, Gates
Stephanie Chen, a part-time MBA student at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, had a question for the Microsoft founder: “What is the greatest global challenge of the next 10 years and what...
Some Retailers Say More About Their Clothing's Origins
Some Retailers Say More about Their Clothing’s Origins
Some Retailers Say More about Their Clothing’s Origins
Neeru Paharia, an assistant professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown, recently completed a study on consumers’ attitudes toward sweatshop labor. She found that the complex supply...
What Eyeware Startup Warby Parker Sees That Others Don’t
What Eyeware Startup Warby Parker Sees That Others Don’t
"As customers, we're so used to being ripped off: We don't know the difference between a pair of $300 glasses and a pair of $400 ones," says Simon Blanchard, a marketing professor...
What Elizabeth Warren Gets Wrong (and Right) about Student Loans
What Elizabeth Warren Gets Wrong (and Right) about Student Loans
What Elizabeth Warren Gets Wrong (and Right) about Student Loans
"The flaw in Senator Warren's logic is that these are long-term loans that are being presumably funded with longer-term borrowing by the Treasury," says James Angel, associate...
For MBA, A Deadly Bombing Brings Home Challenges in Africa
For MBA, A Deadly Bombing Brings Home Challenges in Africa
For MBA, A Deadly Bombing Brings Home Challenges in Africa
A Georgetown MBA student learned a hard lesson this week on the perils of trying to do good in a potentially dangerous part of the world. …. On May 5, during a dedication for the Roman Catholic...

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