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Berkshire after Buffett? Author says firm can survive, thrive

The wizard-like image of Warren Buffett – entrepreneur, stock-picker and father of a multi-billion-dollar behemoth company that dominates a large swath of the American business landscape – is so sharply drawn that people wonder what will happen when the Oracle of Omaha is gone. Will Berkshire Hathaway be sold off in lucrative chunks? Will it […]

Retired Gen. Peter Pace talks to Fordham University students on Wednesday, Nov. 19.

Pace: Job is not done in war against extremists

America’s failure to commit to Afghanistan and Iraq for the long haul has created an environment in which extremists are once again creating chaos in the countries we sought to liberate from despotic regimes, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told a Fordham University audience this week. “When you go in and […]

Fordham junior Emily Raleigh listens to a speaker at an event celebrating Women's Entrepreneurship Day.

Female entrepreneurs celebrated at BNP Paribas event

For Fordham University junior Emily Raleigh, the fear creeps in when she needs to clear a daunting to-do list in a limited time. Such is the life of a busy female entrepreneur, especially one who’s still in college. Raleigh was one of four female entrepreneurs on a panel this week celebrating the launch of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day hosted by BNP Paribas. […]

A team from the Academy of Mount Saint Ursula makes a presentation during the Catholic Interscholastic Business Challenge, held in Keating Hall on Fordham's Rose Hill campus.

Catholic Interscholastic Business Challenge stresses ethics

When three seniors from the Academy of Mount St. Ursula made the argument last week, during a visit to Fordham, that MTV television should spend money it makes from the popular Teen Mom show on teen pregnancy prevention programs, a question followed. Do companies such as MTV have any kind of ethical obligation other than […]

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Davis gives securities regulation primer at SEC presentation

When the Office of the Inspector General of the federal Securities and Exchange Commission needed someone to discuss enforcement of laws within the various commission divisions, it turned to a Fordham University professor. Kenneth Davis, a professor of law and ethics at the university’s schools of business, gave a two-day presentation on securities regulation last […]

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Risks, rewards of social media explored in 11/19 event

What are the risks and rewards of social media? The Fordham Investor Relations Society Team will explore that question with Jeff Ramson, founder and CEO of the PCG Advisory Group during a conversation at the Lincoln Center campus of Fordham University on Nov. 19. The event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Fordham Law […]

Students pitch Gilead Sciences stock during a recent Smart Woman Securities competition.

SWS wraps fall speaker series with stock pitch competition

By Lauren Kelly (GSB ’18) Five Gabelli School of Business students extolling the financial value of a firm working on a drug to treat hepatitis won the recent Smart Woman Securities stock pitch competition. Katherine Beisel, Gabrielle Puma, Haley Hauge, Avery Semjen, and Sophia Waldron presented an extensive and thorough coverage of risks for Gilead […]

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Hornbach of Morgan Stanley to speak to students on 11/20

Morgan Stanley‘s global head of interest rate strategy is coming to Fordham University for a seminar on Nov. 20, and all graduate and undergraduate students are invited to attend. Matthew Hornbach has been with Morgan Stanley since 2000, when he began work as a Japanese government bond trader. His presentation will be held from 6 […]

A group of Gabelli School of Business students visited the headquarters of the National Football League recently.

Networking stressed at Gabelli students’ NFL visit

By Constantine Z. Demopoulos (GSB ’15) The National Football League’s work doesn’t end with the Super Bowl. Despite the fact that the schedule of games only lasts six months, there is no off-season at the league office, Leo Kane, senior vice president of consumer products, told a group of 10 Fordham University students recently. “Everything […]