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Featured News | Feb 18, 2022 |

Welcome to the Metaverse: NFTs and the Future of Investing

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs)—crypto assets typically packaged as digital collectibles, such as art, music, video game items, and concert tickets—are endorsed by today’s top companies, celebrities, and athletes who helped the once-underground market explode to more than $27 billion. NFTs, cryptocurrencies, …

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Featured News | Feb 11, 2022 |

Historian-Turned-Investment Manager Proposes Alternative to Modern Portfolio Theory

Daniel Peris, PhD, is an accomplished scholar who studied modern Russian history in his early career. Today, he oversees $25 billion in dividend-focused portfolios as senior vice president at the global investment firm Federated-Hermes. In a Gabelli School Centennial Speaker …

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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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