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Sarbanes Oxley: Reason for Drop in Public Companies

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

It has been estimated that annual compliance costs related to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) is approximately (more…)

Social Responsible Investing

Friday, February 9th, 2018

I understand people’s wishes to do this.  However, (more…)

Fiduciary or just plain suitable?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

The investment management industry is bracing for a new rule, which will change (more…)

Passive Investment Strategies

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

… are winning.  Last year investors pulled more than (more…)

Alternative Mutual Funds: Be Careful

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Alternative funds which attempt to limit volatility use hedge-fund like tactics (and charge a higher fee for it all else being equal), including (more…)

Adjusted EBIT What?

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

More and more companies are promoting, for lack of a better word, non-GAAP accounting metrics such as (more…)

Down IPO Rounds

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

They are happening…where the IPO is priced under (more…)

Here we go again: IPOs

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Private equity firms are pushing for IPOs of some of their (more…)

Social Security: Privatize of Not?

Friday, September 4th, 2015

With the recent nail-biting volatility of the stock market, some are invariably thinking about (more…)

Farm Land: Attracting Investors

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The slump in commodity prices (grain, soybeans, etc.) has adversely (more…)