A study suggests female CEOs and directors may follow more conservative strategies After the bank failures of 2008, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, quipped: “If Lehman Brothers had been Lehman Sisters, today’s economic crisis clearly would look quite different.”
MOMENTS are having a moment in advertising. Or at least a micromoment. As people flit from app to app online, they have little patience for any interruption, especially a banner ad or, heaven forbid, a 30-second commercial. Moments, whether they come during a 10-second Snapchat video or Twitter’s new collection of real-time news bites — called, fittingly enough, Moments — increasingly are all companies have to market against.
Here are 10 reasons why 2016 can be a great year to be a woman….financially speaking. 1) We women control $5 trillion in investable assets in the United States alone. That’s control, not jointly control, not have some influence over. Control.
The average hedge fund manager may have had a tough time keeping up with the stock market in recent years, but the hedge fund industry has grown to nearly $3 trillion and it keeps producing more billionaires and catapulting them onto the list of the nation’s richest people. Thirty-two members of the 2015 version of the Forbes 400 derived their fortunes primarily from running hedge funds, representing 8% of the richest Americans.
The conventional wisdom is that when it comes to investing, women take fewer risks than men. Julie Nelson, professor of economics at University of Massachusetts in Boston, says the conventional wisdom is wrong.
The moment a crisis breaks out, hedge-fund investors should pray they’re in a large fund, which has the capital and market influence to survive, right? Just the opposite, it appears.
The Asia head of private banking knows that, like in golf, a deft touch is critical to grow and protect wealth.
The growth rate of new businesses remains stalled, but the share of women-owned firms has climbed
Strong debuts have begun to ease fears about declining investor appetite for new issues. Investors checking stocks’ vitals got a reading from Fitbit Inc.’s public debut Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO — More than a year after striking out on their own, the founders of Aspect Ventures are preparing a formal introduction of a sizable fund.