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Financial Advice and Bank Profits

By |2019-07-31T09:29:34-04:00July 29th, 2019|Basilico and Johnsen, Academic Research Insight, Corporate Governance|

Financial Advice and Bank Profits Daniel Hoechle, Stefan Ruenzi,Nic Schaub, Markus Schmid Review of Financial Studies, November 2018 Versions of this paper can be found here and here. Want to read our summaries of academic finance papers? [...]

Fund Management: The Poor Beat the Rich

By |2019-04-29T09:00:40-04:00April 29th, 2019|Basilico and Johnsen, Academic Research Insight, Corporate Governance|

Family Descent as a Signal of Managerial Quality: Evidence from Mutual Funds Oleg Chuprinin and Denis Sosyura Review of Financial Studies, 2018 A version of this paper can be found here Want to read our summaries of academic [...]

Is Financial Advice Conflicted…Or is it Simply Misguided?

By |2018-11-29T13:21:57-04:00November 29th, 2018|Research Insights, Guest Posts, Corporate Governance|

The Misguided Beliefs of Financial Advisers Juhani T. Linnainmaa, Brian Melzer and Alessandro Previtero Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-9 A version of this paper can be found here Want to read our summaries [...]

Do Bank Affiliated Funds Underperform Unaffiliated Funds?

By |2018-10-30T11:36:13-04:00October 29th, 2018|Basilico and Johnsen, Academic Research Insight, Corporate Governance|

Asset Management within Commercial Banking Groups: International Evidence Miguel Ferreira, Pedro Matos and Pedro Pires The Journal of Finance, Fall 2018 A version of this paper can be found here Want to read our summaries of [...]

Podcast: Corporate Bankruptcy with Kate Waldock (Wes)

By |2018-06-26T12:06:17-04:00June 26th, 2018|Podcasts and Video, Corporate Governance|

Here is a link to our podcast on Behind the Markets In this episode of Behind the Markets Jeremy and Wes talk to Kate Waldock, Assistant Professor of Finance at Georgetown University and Jeff Korzenik, [...]

Stock Buybacks are Bad? What About the Alternative — Investment

By |2018-03-19T12:53:29-04:00March 20th, 2018|Research Insights, Corporate Governance|

Recently there has been a fairly active discussion within the financial media on the topic of stock buybacks, or share repurchases. This is probably due to the recent tax reform, which has caused many to [...]

How are ETFs Affecting the Stock Market: Is There a Dark Side to ETFs?

By |2017-08-18T17:03:43-04:00April 12th, 2017|Research Insights, ETF Investing, Corporate Governance|

The Dark Side of ETFs? Sounds interesting, and in my humble opinion, an image of Darth Vader on page 1 would be a great addition to the paper. The paper, "Is there a dark side to exchange [...]

Shooting Yourself in the Foot with Socially Responsible Investing

By |2017-08-18T16:57:00-04:00January 31st, 2017|Guest Posts, Corporate Governance, $dsi|

Socially responsible investing (SRI). Environmental, Social, and Governance investing (ESG). Impact investing...and so on... These socially responsible investing concepts can be roughly described as portfolio strategies that allocate investment dollars based on ethical, social, sustainability, or [...]

Thinking About Corporate Governance In Family-Owned Firms

By |2017-08-18T16:55:03-04:00January 6th, 2016|Corporate Governance|

Families are a basic and universal institution of human society that provide a network of relationships, safety and support, allowing the transmission of values and education across generations. Blood is truly thicker than water. These [...]

Does Screening out Garbage Enhance Performance?

By |2017-08-18T17:06:07-04:00May 12th, 2012|Research Insights, Corporate Governance|

Jack and I are working on a new research paper that addresses a very simple question: Can investors improve their screening process by eliminating frauds, manipulators, and financially distressed firms? Answering this question appears easy, [...]