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Featured News | Dec 20, 2021 |

How the Invention of Index Funds Changed Finance

Fifty years ago, a group of financial professionals went against Wall Street’s status quo and developed a new way to invest in a portfolio of stocks with lower fees. Economist and Nobel laureate Eugene Fama, Vanguard Group founder Jack Bogle, …

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Featured News | Dec 16, 2021 |

New Video Series Spotlights the Impact of Gabelli School Research

By Claire Curry In a world where the internet fits in your pocket and more and more young people use smart phones, parents have become increasingly concerned about what their children are exposed to. Although mobile app ratings are meant …

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Featured News | Dec 13, 2021 |

SPACs have ‘Come into Vogue’

The U.S. IPO market hit impressive highs this year, with more than 950 issuers raising more than $300 billion in proceeds. Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)—newly formed public companies designed to merge with private operating companies—are responsible for more than …

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Featured News | Dec 13, 2021 |

The Gabelli School EMBA: An MBA That Fosters Career Development

By Claire Curry Alison Whritenour, EMBA ’11, decided to pursue an MBA while she was working her way up the corporate ladder at Colgate Palmolive. With stints at prominent ad agencies Grey Worldwide and BBDO already on her resume, she …

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Featured News | Dec 10, 2021 |

Helping First-Year Students Make a Smooth Transition

As a real estate associate at Goldman Sachs, Walter Burnett, BS ’18, is involved in the recruiting process at the Fortune 500 firm and sees firsthand how early the hiring process begins—and how competitive it can be. Some job candidates …

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Featured News | Dec 07, 2021 |

Sustainability Disclosures and SASB Standards Offers Access to the Foremost ESG Reporting Credential

A dynamic collaboration between Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business and the Value Reporting Foundation now grants students exclusive access to resources that enable them to pursue the foremost professional credential in the field of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) …

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Featured News | Dec 06, 2021 |

How DeFi is Changing the Financial Landscape

Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency have been a hot topic as the new alternative to the dollar but, according to Campbell R. Harvey, PhD, Duke University professor and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, decentralized finance …

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Featured News | Nov 30, 2021 |

The Gabelli School’s Responsible Business Coalition Hosts Fourth Annual American Innovation Conference

By Claire Curry In the face of global climate change, social inequality, and the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s top companies are breaking the barriers on what it means to innovate. From rethinking how we vacation, to making medical breakthroughs and designing …

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Featured News | Nov 30, 2021 |

How the “Man of the Futures” Revolutionized the Finance Industry

At the beginning of World War II, seven-year-old Leo Melamed and his family fled their small town in occupied Poland and landed in America with the help of a kind Japanese Consulate member who granted his family a visa to …

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Featured News | Nov 10, 2021 |

New Scholarship Program Targets Professionals in Industries Impacted by COVID-19

By Claire Curry When the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe, it brought numerous industries to a screeching halt and fueled explosive growth in others. In the aftermath of the crisis, business leaders are learning valuable lessons as they steer their …

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