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The Securities Industry Is Laughing at You

Cites comments by Kenneth French made during a recent Freakonomics podcast about Main Street investors losing money by purchasing actively managed funds. "The notion that we can all get rich by trading actively just doesn’t make...

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Monsanto Employee Emails Show Efforts to Marshal Scientists

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about Monsanto’s efforts to marshal scientists in defense of its product and combat research at odds with its own. “The unfortunate reality is that if you are sponsoring research, you are...

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Is FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) Driving Up...

Eesha Sharma discusses FOMO and borrowing to fund experiences, a focus of her recent research. "What’s really interesting is what kind of psychological process is contributing to this effect," says Sharma. "As you begin to think...

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Why Relentless Curiosity Is a Must for CEOs

John Fyfe Marshall T’92 argues for business leaders to remain curious. "To thrive in a time of change, the curiosity trait is moving from anomaly to necessity. Leaders will need to shift their perspective and understand that the...

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The Stupidest Thing You Can Do with Your...

Kenneth French discusses stock picking and the revolution in low-cost index investing. “The notion that we can all get rich by trading actively just doesn’t make any sense whatsoever. Every time somebody wins, somebody loses...

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How Recruiters Rank Business Schools

Mentions Tuck in article about recruiter rankings of business schools, based on U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey. Recruiters rank schools on a simple 1 (marginal) to 5 (outstanding) scale. Tuck is among the top schools...

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‘Game of Thrones’: This Computer Model Predicts Who...

The "Fama-French Three-Factor Model" created by Kenneth French is referenced in an article about a new computer program that predicts which “Game of Thrones” characters will die. “Naturally, as all stock-market investors...

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MBA Deans Share the Hardest Classes They Ever...

Dean Matthew Slaughter reflects on his experience during “Producer and Consumer Theory” a class he took during his first year of graduate school at MIT. “My struggles that year helped build a lot of humility that (cue...

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Comic Book Success: The Rise of the Comic-Con...

Recent research by Eesha Sharma about discretionary spending for experiences is applied to the Comic-Con International Festival. “It's really difficult to substitute this year's comic con with next year's comic con,” quips...

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Wal-Mart Will Punish Its Suppliers for Delivering Early

Santiago Gallino is quoted in an article about Wal-Mart’s “On-Time, In-Full’’ program which tightens the deadline for vendor deliveries through fines. “You end up in a situation of, ‘Who is to blame?” says Gallino....

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Americans Are More Willing to Go into Debt...

Highlights new research by Eesha Sharma which finds that when consumers are deciding among optional purchases, they’re more likely to use credit to buy experiences. “We challenge the idea that people are more willing to go...

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Why It’s Not Always Good to Be...

Sydney Finkelstein discusses how leaders can benefit from holding two or more opposing views at once. "It's how all of us think at times and recognizing this duality is a critical leadership skill," he says.

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