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Jerrold Fine’s debut novel, “Make Me Even and I’ll Never Gamble Again,” packs the power of a Babe Ruth home run.
Like other crises before it, the 2008 financial meltdown has sparked a period of soul-searching: What did experts and regulators miss?
The U.S. fracking industry could implode when investors begin to demand “real returns” -- triggering wider damage, according to a new book.
There was plenty of blame to go around to those responsible for the Great Recession. So, how did ethics education at business schools factor in?
At a recent conference, Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel and Yale’s Robert Shiller debated whether a bear market is long overdue, or if stocks are reasonably priced and there is more upside[…]
The trigger for another downturn could come from anywhere, according to Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett. The question is: Will it be a correction or a crisis?
Most analysts say occasional financial crises are inevitable. So where are the biggest risks now? A panel of experts, including some who were in the historic meetings at the New[…]
The failure of credit rating agencies to identify the risks of mortgage-backed securities led to huge losses in the Great Recession. The industry needs to change the way it thinks[…]
Central bank policies since the financial crisis have been far too accommodating and are setting the stage for another big fall before long, according to a new book.
Misperceptions about the key drivers and impacts of the housing crisis persist -- and clarifying those will ensure the same mistakes aren't repeated, Wharton experts say.
Reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, strong oversight and improved affordable housing supply are critical needs, say experts.