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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 …

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, …

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 …

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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Featured Events, Gabelli100 | Jan 28, 2021 |

A Look at the ASPCA and its History of Innovations in Animal Welfare

When Henry Bergh founded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in 1866, he knew—despite the opposition he faced from New York City’s elite—that his mission to save animals was an important one. Over 150 years later, …

Gabelli100 | Dec 15, 2020 |

Gabelli School of Business Celebrates $35 Million Gift, Fordham’s Largest in History

Ten years after he made a gift to the business school that now bears his name, investor Mario J. Gabelli, a summa cum laude graduate and 1965 class president of the Gabelli School of Business, made a gift of nearly half of …

Gabelli100 | Dec 02, 2020 |

Northwell Health’s Michael Dowling Kicks Off Fordham’s New UC Dublin Partnership

By Claire Curry Appreciating what you have, believing that you can make a difference, and having a positive outlook for the future are the most important characteristics of successful leaders, according to Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health. …

Gabelli100 | Nov 24, 2020 |

Students Launch Gabelli School Innovators’ Podcast

By Claire Curry The first episode of the new Gabelli School Innovators’ Podcast went live on Spotify on Nov. 23, a result of an idea four students had more than a year ago and have collaborated on ever since to …

Gabelli100 | Nov 23, 2020 |

Bruce Greenwald Discusses the Evolution of Value Investing

By Claire Curry When the first edition of Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond, was published in 1999, many believed that value investing was dead. The second edition of the book, released this month, once again arrived at …

Gabelli100 | Nov 20, 2020 |

Meet Fordham’s 2020 Stanford University Innovation Fellows

By Ashley Rabinovitch Over a six-week training period, the newly minted Fellows studied principles of entrepreneurship, design thinking, and innovation with the goal of creating new opportunities for student engagement. Given the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the need …

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