The K@W Network:
A hedge fund wants to buy the bookstore chain for $683 million, including debt. Will the deal work? Experts from Wharton and elsewhere share their insights.
In his latest research, Wharton’s Michael Schwert uses a novel data set to examine the pricing of bank loans relative to capital market debt.
Drug manufacturers who face large settlements from the opioid crisis could follow the Insys example and file for bankruptcy protection, experts say.
Despite great strides in financial technologies, billions of people globally remain financially excluded and underserved, write Amit Sharma and William Mayville. Can meaningful financial inclusion be achieved without sacrificing safety,[…]
High-deductible employer health plans are cheaper for businesses and may also be cheaper for employees. But are they too much of a gamble?
Having more than one fuel efficiency standard in the U.S. puts automakers in a bad position in terms of planning investments and adopting new technologies. Is there a middle ground[…]
Impact investing in conflict-affected regions delivers greater returns when women are empowered, say experts.
Penn Medicine’s new Campaign for Professionalism is designed to curb workplace incivility through a clear code of conduct and an open channel of communication for employees.
A growing number of regional exchanges around the world have started to offer liquid futures and options contracts for commodities, decentralizing risk and reducing the importance of contracts originating in[…]
Johnson & Johnson has partnered with Apple to research whether the tech company’s smartwatch can be used to help with early detection of atrial fibrillation, a dangerous heart condition.