Here’s Proof Airbnb Is Shaking Up the Global Hospitality Industry

March 7th, 2015 in 2015, Georgios Zervas, Newsmakers, School of Management, 0 comments
Georgios Zervas, School of Management

Airbnb hasn’t been around for a full six years but it’s already shaken the global hospitality industry, forcing longstanding incumbents to adapt  or suffer…

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Bitcoin Scandals Increase Skepticism About Currency’s Trustworthiness

February 11th, 2015 in 2015, Bitcoin, Mark Williams, Newsmakers, School of Management, 0 comments
Mark Williams, School of Management

Even as mainstream awareness about bitcoin and its possibilities has grown over the past year, the digital currency’s volatility has become a cause of worry for investors…

Expert quote:

“Bitcoin is built with clay feet. It isn’t built with a focus on trust.”

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Snark-Nado: What Happened With JP Morgan’s Epic Twitter Fail

November 18th, 2013 in 2013, Newsmakers, School of Management, Susan Fournier, 0 comments

Susan Fournier
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JPMorgan Chase (JPM) was an underwriter on Twitter’s(TWTR) recent, bang-up initial public offering…

Expert quote:

“The reality of social media intended to support brand building is that consumers get to decide what they share and what they say. We all know the tradeoff: In using social media to garner social resonance and engagement, management cedes control of the brand.”

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JPMorgan Settlement Looms Over Weak Bank Earnings

October 22nd, 2013 in 2013, Mark Williams, Newsmakers, School of Management, 0 comments
Mark Williams, School of Management

JPMorgan’s (JPM) prospective $13 billion settlement with the Department of Justice over the bank’s origination of mortgages prior to the collapse of the housing market clouds a banking sector that is struggling to grow in a weak economic recovery…

Expert quote:

“This is going to have a rippling effect through the banking industry.”

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The Deal: Rules and Derivatives Moves Helped Do In Summers

September 16th, 2013 in 2013, Centers & Institutes in the News, Cornelius Hurley, Newsmakers, School of Law, 0 comments
Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy

Critics of Lawrence Summers raised lots of issues with his candidacy to lead the Federal Reserve…

Expert quote:

“The enemy of Larry Summers was Larry Summers. While he had the progressive passionately against him over deregulation during the Clinton administration, he didn’t have a lot of fans on the right either.”

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Is the Facebook IPO Worth the Risk?

May 2nd, 2012 in 2012, N. Venkat Venkatraman, Newsmakers, School of Management, 0 comments
N. Venkat Venkatraman, School of Management

As Facebook gets set to go public later this month, some are beginning to question whether the social networking giant is worth the investment…

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