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An MBA during global upheaval – COVID-19 vs 2008

How one Cambridge MBA’s experience in 2008 reveals lessons for MBAs of today: for Marina Maslowski Marsat (MBA 2008), embarking on the Cambridge MBA just as the global financial crisis broke in 2008 was a new challenge she hadn't anticipated.…

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How to achieve financial calm

Five insights on how to reduce money-related stress from Executive MBA alumnus Ken Okoroafor (EMBA 2014). Ken Okoroafor, an alumnus (EMBA 2014) of the Executive MBA programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, is co-founder with his wife Mary of The…

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Fenni Kang shortlisted for Women in Banking and Finance award

Executive MBA (EMBA) alumna Fenni Kang recognised in shortlist for WIBF Tech Star Award 2020. Desk Strategy Quantitative Analyst Fenni Kang (EMBA 2018) has been shortlisted for the 2020 WIBF Tech Star Award. The WIBF Tech Star Award celebrates outstanding…

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Fenni Kang (EMBA 2018).

Can robots beat the market?

by Dr Mehrshad Motahari, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Mehrshad Motahari The growing trend of replacing active investment managers with computer algorithms (The Economist, 2019) has led to a surge in…

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Discontinuous transformation

Leisurely pace of change not quick enough for many businesses in COVID-19 era. "Discontinuous" transformation rather than a leisurely pace of change will be needed at many businesses in the COVID-19 (coronavirus) era, Dr Kishore Sengupta of Cambridge Judge Business…

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Trust in finance

Trust among US finance professionals has declined far more sharply than in the general population, finds study that has implications for coronavirus bailout plans. The level of trust among US finance professionals has declined far more sharply than among the general population over the past four decades, finds…

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Beta activism

Third-stage corporate governance is taking centre stage over climate change, says Jon Lukomnik, a recent Pembroke Visiting Professor at Cambridge Judge Business School. Jon Lukomnik, the Managing Director of Sinclair Capital LLC and former Executive Director of the Investor Responsibility…

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Why “Chinese virus” is wrong

It’s scientifically incorrect to call COVID-19 the ‘Chinese Virus’ – so why do politicians do it? Read Dr Simon Taylor's latest blog. By Dr Simon Taylor, Faculty (Professor level) in Management Practice (Finance) Dr Simon Taylor I was asked a…

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Stock market volatility

Market volatility to COVID-19 crisis second only to 1987 stock market crash over past 120 years. Stock market volatility during the COVID-19 crisis has been second only to the October 1987 stock market crash over the past 120 years, Professor…

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Market integrity

Study on insider trading is relevant to coronavirus bailouts. The last big economic bailout in the United States was the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Plan (TARP) enacted during the financial crisis in 2008. That package is now dwarfed by…

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