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

Gabelli100 | Apr 30, 2021 |

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 …

Solutions to Increase Diversity in Investment Management

Gabelli100 | Apr 26, 2021 |

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 …

What Would President Lincoln do in the 21st Century?

Gabelli100 | Apr 21, 2021 |

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 …

Creating a Constellation of Successful Women in Finance

Gabelli100 | Apr 19, 2021 |

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 …

ESG Paves the Way for a Sustainable Future

Gabelli100 | Apr 19, 2021 |

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, …

Closing the Gender Gap in Investment Management

Gabelli100 | Apr 12, 2021 |

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 …

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

Gabelli100 | Apr 09, 2021 |

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 …

Heads or Tails: How Human Behavior Influences Risky Economic Decisions

Gabelli100 | Mar 18, 2021 |

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, …

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

Gabelli100 | Mar 04, 2021 |

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 …

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

Gabelli100 | Feb 04, 2021 |

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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