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5 Questions To Ask Before You Retool Your Portfolio For 2014

Article endorses the risk-allocation approach to investing developed by Professor Kenneth French and his co-author Eugene Fama.

Jan 15, 2014

Target CEO opens up about data breach

Paul Argenti says Target's apology sounded scripted.

Jan 14, 2014

How to Beat the Market

Cites research from Professor Kenneth French showing that value, momentum and quality are important factors in choosing investments.

Jan 13, 2014

Economy is growing, but not fast: Pro

Matthew Slaughter tells CNBC that economic recovery in the U.S. would benefit from tax reform and immigration reform.

Jan 13, 2014

Reputation Management Expert Sees Trouble for Christie

Paul Argenti says Governor Christie's apology was missing important elements key to repairing his political image.

Jan 13, 2014

Four ‘Sure Bets’ for the New Year

Professor Sydney Finkelstein predicts more women in C-suites, a few lucky investors, some big severance checks, and entrepreneurs who hold on too long.

Jan 10, 2014

A 1-800 number for data plans?

Constance Helfat says people might watch promotional content on mobile devices if it's not charged against their data plan.

Jan 08, 2014

Always Coca-Cola (For a Certain Price)

Praveen Kopalle used retailer data collected from loyalty card purchases to understand consumer reactions to price changes and fluctuations.

Jan 08, 2014

What You Can Learn From The Best And Worst CEOs Of 2013

Sydney Finkelstein's best and worst CEOs of 2013.

Jan 03, 2014

When Strategy Fails

Sydney Finkelstein says that the five worst CEOs of 2013 were unable to react to changing circumstances.

Jan 03, 2014

Obama’s Position On Free Trade Marks Subtle Evolution

Matthew Slaughter notes areas of concern as the President cautiously promotes trade agreements.

Jan 02, 2014

Get a Better Return on Your Business Intelligence

Professor Vijay Govindarajan provides six tips for taking action.

Jan 02, 2014

The best CEOs of 2013

Amazon's Jeff Bezos tops Professor Sydney Finkelstein's list.

Dec 18, 2013

Three risks you didn’t know about the Fed

Matthew Slaughter wonders if there are other buyers for U.S. Treasury Bonds as the Fed begins to taper.

Dec 18, 2013

Tuck MBAs At Top Of Their Game In Media And Entertainment Jobs

Catie Griggs T'09 and Fay Wells T'06 say you need passion and flexibility to succeed in the industry - and a fantastic alumni network.

Dec 12, 2013

Blue Earth to Acquire Kenmont Solutions Capital GP, LLC

Founder Donald R. Kendall, Jr. T'76 will remain as CEO/President.

Dec 12, 2013

Sydney Finkelstein’s best and worst CEOs of 2013

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Tops this Year's List.

Dec 12, 2013

General Motors Names Mary Barra First Woman CEO

Professor Sydney Finkelstein says Mary Barra has the potential to make a significant long-term impact as CEO of General Motors.

Dec 11, 2013

NAFTA Turns Twenty

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter says there were clear economic benefits to the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Dec 09, 2013

Frequent flier miles worth less as airlines roll back benefits

Professor Praveen Kopalle says airlines are adjusting frequent flyer programs since growing business means less excess capacity.

Dec 09, 2013

Technological change drives sustainable growth

Associate Dean Matthew Slaughter says the December jobs report was encouraging but partly due to workers exiting the labor market.

Dec 09, 2013

A thanks to those in a thankless job: Management

Some CEOs deserve kudos for their work in 2013, says Professor Sydney Finkelstein.

Dec 03, 2013

Did Somebody Say McCopycat? BK Emulates McD’s Menu

Professor Kevin Keller says Burger King has yet to make its flame-broiled mark in the burger world.

Dec 03, 2013

How Entitlements Threaten Capitalism

Professor Robert Howell says the U.S. must rein in entitlement programs and regulations in order to remain an economic leader.

Nov 27, 2013

An Analysis Of Food Shopping Choices, Without The Lecture

Professor Kusum Ailawadi says prices and promotions drive grocery buying decisions.

Nov 27, 2013

Fortune Magazine Names Genworth CEO Thomas J. McInerney T’82 to Its “Top 50 Business People” List

McInerney is only 11 months into the CEO job but has boosted profits 124% for the first nine months of 2013.

Nov 27, 2013

The Two Most-Important Words for a CEO: Intrinsic Value

Professor Robert Howell says "intrinsic value" can be defined as, "the discounted value of the cash that can be taken out of a business during its remaining life.”

Nov 26, 2013

To Avoid the Customer Recency Trap, Listen to the Data

Research by Scott Neslin and Gail Ayala Taylor shows it can be worthwhile to invest in customers who haven't bought lately.

Nov 21, 2013

Reverse Innovation Starts with Education

Tomorrow's engineers must create technologies that meet or exceed the performance of those in developed countries -- but for a fraction of the price, according to Vijay Govindarajan.

Nov 20, 2013

Keep Upbeat On The Job Search When You’re Down In The Dumps

Professor Ella Bell Smith suggests looking at the larger picture when facing a difficult job search.

Nov 18, 2013

#AskJPM slam shows hatred for bank

Paul Argenti says a recent Twitter campaign by JPMorgan Chase was, "just as dumb as can be."

Nov 15, 2013

E Ink Looks Beyond E-Readers

Alva Taylor says E Ink, the technology used in e-readers like Kindles, is likely to find new applications.

Nov 14, 2013

Three ways to move from idea to innovation

Beyond the Idea, by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, describes a path to breakthrough ideas.

Nov 14, 2013

Welcome to the world of unintended consequences

Sydney Finkelstein says management decisions often have unexpected results.

Nov 14, 2013

Tuck Professors Named to Thinkers50

Vijay Govindarajan, Marshall Goldsmith, Richard D'Aveni, Sydney Finkelstein and Ron Adner were honored in the biennial list of top management thought leaders.

Nov 12, 2013

Is Twitter overvalued?

Anant Sundaram says Twitter's economic fundamentals do not justify its opening stock price.

Nov 08, 2013