Solutions to Increase Diversity in Investment Management | Posted on Apr 27, 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 event sponsored by the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis.

What Would President Lincoln do in the 21st Century? | Posted on Apr 22, 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 allow every American citizen the chance to “climb the economic ladder” post-emancipation.

ESG Paves the Way for a Sustainable Future | Posted on Apr 21, 2021

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, global assets under management in the ESG category increased by a surprising 96 percent.

Creating a Constellation of Successful Women in Finance | Posted on 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 of a Gabelli School Virtual Centennial Speaker Series event sponsored by the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis.

Closing the Gender Gap in Investment Management | Posted on 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.

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs): Wall Street’s Latest Trend | Posted on Apr 12, 2021

lthough 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.

Heads or Tails: How Human Behavior Influences Risky Economic Decisions | Posted on Mar 18, 2021

In a recent Gabelli School Centennial Virtual Speaker Series presentation sponsored by the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis, the Museum of American Finance, and the CFA Society, Szpiro investigated how rationality and human behavior shape individual economic decisions.

Online Gaming, Art, and Collectibles: Unique Opportunities to Diversify an Investment Portfolio | Posted on Mar 05, 2021

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 Kevin Mirabile, D.P.S., sees the potential returns.

Professors Weigh In on the ‘Comedy and Tragedy’ of GameStop Wall Street Saga | Posted on Feb 08, 2021

On Jan. 27, the world woke up to discover that a social media site, a video game store, and a somewhat arcane Wall Street trading technique had collided so spectacularly, the result was possibly the single largest involuntary transfer of wealth in the history of free markets.

Centennial Speaker Series: Kevin R. Mirabile on Exotic Alternative Investments | Posted on Feb 04, 2021

Join us for a discussion with Kevin R. Mirabile, author of Exotic Alternative Investments: Standalone Characteristics, Unique Risks and Portfolio Effects (Anthem Press, 2021).

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