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Publication Name: Finance Clippings

Brief description: A Finance Professor's collection of articles, blog posts, and links from around the interwebs.

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Owner Name: Professor Richard Warr

Joined: November 15th, 2011

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Finance Clippings wrote a new blog post titled Do pro-diversity policies lead to greater corporate innovation?

That's the question that we (myself, Roger Mayer of NC State and Jing Zhao at Portland State) recently studied in a paper that's forthcoming in the finance journal: Financial Management. The answer is YES.   We found that firms that promote diversity have more new products, more patents and more influential patents. You can read the paper here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/fima.12205/full Here's the summary on the NC State news...
(135 days ago)

Finance Clippings wrote a new blog post titled Bitcoin is a fraud says JPM boss

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/sep/13/bitcoin-fraud-jp-morgan-cryptocurrency-drug-dealers The problem with Bitcoin, as I see it, is that it is a commodity and not a currency.   It's largely like gold, except that gold has some use outside of being a means of speculation. While I wouldn't be surprised if Bitcoin remains marginalized, what is more important is the role that blockchain technology will play in finance in the future.
(255 days ago)

Finance Clippings wrote a new blog post titled The stupidest thing you can do with your money.

In a recent episode, the Freakanomics podcast talks about why you should index.  It's a great show - check it out: http://freakonomics.com/podcast/stupidest-money/ Interestingly, Anthony Scaramucci is interviewed as being an advocate of active management (he's the guy who ended up being fired by Trump after 10 days).  Scaramucci's arguments for active management don't really make any sense - they are based on the idea that financial advisors and active management are the same...
(298 days ago)

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Professor Richard Warr is an Associate Professor of Finance at North Carolina State University. He teaches MBA investments and portfolio management and his academic research covers investments, risk management and capital structure.