Why We Shouldn’t Worry About the Declining Number of Public Companies
Elon Musk recently tweeted that he intends to take Tesla private, that is, to take Tesla off U.S. stock exchanges. In a parallel development, the number of companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges has declined by almost 50% from its peak in 1996, despite dramatic increase in aggregate market capitalization. Many conjectures have been offered to explain this controversial trend. We offer...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 08/27/2018 at 07:24 am
Why the World Needs Doctors with These 3 Qualities
Doctors are sometimes blamed for the ills of the U.S. health care system, but our five-year research project in India and the U.S. revealed the opposite. Almost every high-performing health care organization we studied was led by a medical professional (something that academic research has also found).
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Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 08/13/2018 at 08:44 am
A Blueprint for Digital Companies’ Financial Reporting
On June 25, 2018, Facebook lost market capitalization of more than $100 billion in just two hours of trading after it announced its quarterly performance, despite exceeding analysts’ earnings forecasts. What caused this slump? It failed to meet its revenue and subscriber growth targets. This example illustrates that investors consider information beyond just earnings as value-relevant. In a recent HBR...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 08/13/2018 at 08:42 am