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Data Update 4 for 2022: Risk = Danger + Opportunity!

Musings on Markets

As someone who works in, and teaches finance, I am grateful for what the discipline has done to advance the study of risk, but I would be remiss if I did not point out that it has come with some not-so-desirable side effects. Hurdle Rates Risk

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Risk = Danger + Opportunity!

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As someone who works in, and teaches finance, I am grateful for what the discipline has done to advance the study of risk, but I would be remiss if I did not point out that it has come with some not-so-desirable side effects.

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Corporate Banks Need Radical Tech Shift, Say Analysts

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And while partnerships, collaboration and internal product development have helped banks to improve their reputations for innovation among their corporate clients, a new report from Boston Consulting Group says it’s not enough. “Our benchmarking data confirms the hazards of clinging to traditional credit-centric revenue models and static, inflexible operating practices,” said BCG’s corporate banking segment global leader, Carsten Baumgärtner, in a statement.

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Musings on Markets: Data Update 1 for 2023: Setting the table!

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Data: Trickle to a Flood! It is perhaps a reflection of my age that I remember when getting data to do corporate financial analysis or valuation was a chore. Check rules of thumb : Investing and corporate finance are full of rules of thumb, many of long standing.

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Musings on Markets: Data Update 5 for 2022: The Bottom Line!

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In this post, I will look at corporate profitability, in all its different dimensions, and how companies across the globe, and across industries, measured up in the most recent years. . Costs grow at a slower rate than revenues. Superior unit economics.

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Data Update 1 for 2023: Setting the table!

Musings on Markets

It is perhaps a reflection of my age that I remember when getting data to do corporate financial analysis or valuation was a chore. Check rules of thumb : Investing and corporate finance are full of rules of thumb, many of long standing. Marginal tax rates, by country 2.

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Marking Time: A new year, a fresh semester and its class time!

Musings on Markets

Corporate Finance : Corporate finance is the development of the first financial principles that govern how to run a business. The class times for the coming semester are below: Corporate Finance: Mondays & Wednesdays, 12.30

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Data Update 1 for 2021: A (Data) Look Back at a Most Forgettable Year (2020)!

Musings on Markets

To illustrate, consider a practice in valuation, where analysts are trained to add a small cap premium to discount rates for smaller companies, on the intuition that they are riskier than larger companies. Data Update 4 for 2021: The Hurdle Rate Question.

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Transcript: Edward Chancellor

The Big Picture

His latest book could not be more timely, “The Price of Time: The Real Story of Interest,” it’s all about the history of interest rates, money lending, investing speculation, funded by banks and loans and credit. There’s sort of cynicism in corporate finance.