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Event Recaps | Oct 10, 2018 |

Making sense of the markets

By Richard Khavkine The billionaire investor Howard Marks has simple advice for market players who want to become superior investors: Be idiosyncratic—and then follow through. Marks asserts that distinguishing yourself takes patience, discipline, and psychological know-how. He addressed a packed …

Areas of Study
Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Finance | Dec 03, 2013 |

BlackRock welcomes the Alternative Investment Club

The Alternative Investment Club’s conclusion: BlackRock would be a great place to work. Juniors and seniors confirmed this when they visited BlackRock’s offices on East 52nd Street last month. Three executive presentations, a Q-and-A with young analysts and a networking …

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship, Event Recaps, Marketing | Nov 20, 2013 |

Keynote speaker Caplan tells good stories, raises ethical issues

by Farzana Ali (GSB ’15) “This is a street fight. This is war.” That is what TrepCon keynote speaker John Caplan — presently the CEO of “social shopping” web site OpenSky — recalled about the competition in the 1990s between …

Areas of Study
Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Faculty, Management, Stories from Abroad | Nov 20, 2013 |

Faculty center positions Fordham as leader in ethical management

by Farzana Ali (GSB ’15) We are at a time when corporations are working with theologians. One of Fordham’s newest business faculty research centers, the Center for Humanistic Management, recently organized a conference in Tübingen, Germany, that brought together those …

Event Recaps
Event Recaps, Marketing | Nov 18, 2013 |

Making advertising about more than just sales: John Osborn

by Balt Heldring (GSB ’14) Ever wonder who was behind AT&T’s “It’s Not Complicated” advertising campaign? A series of TV commercials that feature funny conversations among four little kids and a young man seated around a classroom table, the “It’s Not …

Event Recaps
Event Recaps, Finance | Nov 15, 2013 |

Reasons to make an investment in the liberal arts

by Tom Stoelker reprinted from the university blog What does literature have to do with value investing? What about biology? Or philosophy? Well, according to author Robert Hagstrom, it has quite a bit to do with it, as does physics, …

Accounting
Accounting, Event Recaps, Students | Nov 12, 2013 |

Fordham team’s tax smarts render them Texas-bound

Five Fordham business students are headed to Deloitte University. That’s not a hot new MBA program you haven’t heard about. It’s the site of the finals for the Deloitte-sponsored FanTAXtic Case Competition, and it’s in Texas. Fordham’s team is headed …

Event Recaps
Event Recaps, Marketing | Nov 07, 2013 |

A trip to the market yields lessons in marketing

by Jason Chan (GSB ’17) Dr. Di Lorenzo’s Ground Floor class listened to Stew Leonard’s in-store animatronics while sampling the market’s freshly glazed cinnamon doughnuts. As the animated butter sticks sang, three tour guides described how Stew Leonard’s grew from …

Event Recaps
Event Recaps, Finance, Students | Oct 30, 2013 |

Four students attend Bloomberg/NYU real estate conference

The Gabelli School was represented at last week’s Bloomberg/NYU conference on New York City real estate by Andrew Burns (GSB ’15), John D’Alessandro (GSB ’17), Gleb Ditrikh (GSB ’16) and Meg Muha (GSB ’14). Our students joined professionals from all over …

Event Recaps
Event Recaps, Students | Oct 29, 2013 |

Elisha Simon wins fall video contest

Congratulations to Elisha Paul Simon (GSB ’17), winner of the Gabelli School’s fall video contest! Elisha has won lunch with Mario Gabelli (GSB ’65) as well as an off-campus pizza party at Pugsley’s for himself and 10 friends. Here is his …

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