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Gabelli100 | Apr 30, 2021 |

EY Executives Discuss the Future of Work, Leadership Lessons, & Corporate Culture

As the COVID-19 vaccine roll out reaches more people every day, business offices across the country are plotting the best strategies to reopen, but that doesn’t come without challenges. Global accounting firm EY looks forward to reconnecting its 80,000 partners …

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Gabelli100 | Apr 26, 2021 |

Solutions to Increase Diversity in Investment Management

Majority women-owned firms manage just one percent of global investable assets, and women comprise just 10% of portfolio managers in the investment management field. Disrupting these numbers was the center of discussion in a Gabelli School Virtual Centennial Speaker Series …

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Gabelli100 | Apr 21, 2021 |

What Would President Lincoln do in the 21st Century?

Early in U.S. history, federal funding of public infrastructure was deemed unconstitutional. Railroads, canals, and bridges were few and far between until President Abraham Lincoln had a vision that would not only bolster the economy by widening travel, but also …

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Gabelli100 | Apr 19, 2021 |

Creating a Constellation of Successful Women in Finance

The lack of female role models at the top in finance makes it difficult to recruit, retain, and promote more women in the field. The issue of gender balance and attracting more women to the finance space was the focus …

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Gabelli100 | Apr 19, 2021 |

ESG Paves the Way for a Sustainable Future

By Claire Curry When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, many thought the focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria would die out as so many companies were struggling to survive. Instead, by the end of the year, …

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Gabelli100 | Apr 12, 2021 |

Closing the Gender Gap in Investment Management

While women comprise roughly just 25 percent of the workforce in notoriously male-dominated fields like law and accounting, in the investment management arena, female portfolio managers represent a staggering 10 percent. The need for greater diversity in the field was …

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Gabelli100 | Apr 09, 2021 |

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs): Wall Street’s Latest Trend

Although special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have been on the scene for more than two decades, in recent years they’ve become one of the hottest trends on Wall Street. They’ve captured the attention of large investors, underwriters, and celebrities and …

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Gabelli100 | Mar 18, 2021 |

Heads or Tails: How Human Behavior Influences Risky Economic Decisions

In the St. Petersburg paradox, a theoretical lottery game, every time a coin toss lands heads up, the money doubles until the coin lands on its tail. The expected win for repeated play would be an infinite amount of money, …

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Gabelli100 | Mar 04, 2021 |

Online Gaming, Art, and Collectibles: Unique Opportunities to Diversify an Investment Portfolio

By Claire Curry Four out of five of the most-watched sporting events in the last five years have been e-sports games, and they continue to rise in popularity. While online gaming might seem like an unconventional investment, Clinical Associate Professor …

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Gabelli100 | Feb 04, 2021 |

Villain or Victor? Revisiting Jay Gould and the Union Pacific Railroad

Late 19th-century American railroad magnate Jason “Jay” Gould has been called the “Mephistopheles of Wall Street,” despised for his unscrupulous investing and trading tactics. However, some of the financier’s business practices, according to Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis fellow …

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