According to a new study co-authored by Yale SOM’s Song Ma, those with cheerful and enthusiastic presentations are more likely to get venture capital funding—and less likely to build successful ventures.
With bargains hard to find, says Adam Blumenthal ’89, private equity must return to its roots, as a tool for value creation for a range of stakeholders.
Patricia Lizarraga of Hypatia Capital Group explains how the firm succeeds by investing in women.
Are we in a financial bubble? Vikram Mansharamani YC ’96 offers a framework for spotting a bubble before it bursts.
In a New York Times commentary, Yale SOM's Robert Shiller says that investors can’t consistently beat the market by copying the strategy of a lone genius.
TIAA’s chief income strategist says while the retirement system appears to be gender neutral, it is putting women at a disadvantage.
A focus on fundamentals can reveal opportunities in the Middle East, despite conflict, political upheaval, and economic uncertainty.
Diversification means that in many industries, companies are owned by an overlapping set of investors, reducing their incentive to compete.
Sandra Urie ’85 of Cambridge Associates talks about helping clients find the right level of risk.
The concept of high-risk, high-return is a bedrock belief in finance, confirmed by decades of empirical data. But when Prof. Roger Ibbotson dug deeper into the data, things started to look a little different.
Investment companies including Fidelity, Putnam Investments, and Voya Financial are rolling out tools that tell investors how their retirement savings compare to those of their peers. This social comparison is intended to motivate investors to increase their savings; however, new research shows that it can have the opposite effect.