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  • Be Your Own Activist Investor

    by Deniz Caglar, Vinay Couto, and Gary L. Neilson
    With these 10 principles for rethinking cost management, you can maximize value and avoid threats from Wall Street.
  • The Margin of Safety

    by David J. Lynch
    In his new book, Wall Street Journal veteran Greg Ip makes the counterintuitive argument that the preventive efforts that makes us safe can encourage dangerous risk taking.
  • Navigating the Crowdfunding Landscape

    by Matt Palmquist
    Online peer-based fundraising tools have the potential to disrupt traditional investing models, but entrepreneurs and investors must overcome existing cultural and government barriers.
  • The A to Z of Tech Clusters

    Brett Gilbert, associate professor at Rutgers Business School, discusses how clusters, or groups of companies that congregate in a region around a particular field, are evolving. For more related insights, read “How Tech Clusters Form.”
  • The New Geography of M&A

    by Vikas Sehgal, Joachim Reinboth, and Evan Hirsh
    Before industrial companies sell assets, they must understand the motivations of the full array of potential buyers, especially those emerging in the East.
  • The Capable Deal Maker

    by Akshat Dubey and Alastair Rimmer
    How private equity firms can unlock the M&A capabilities premium to win in a cutthroat market.
  • Deals That Win

    by J. Neely, John Jullens, and Joerg Krings
    Twelve years of data shows that mergers and acquisitions that apply or enhance capabilities produce superior returns.
  • A Case of Successful Failure

    by Daniel Gross
    This technology company almost died of financial hubris, but its behind-the-scenes resurrection proves there’s sometimes a fine line between winning and losing.
  • Currency Events

    by Michael Santoli
    Since its introduction in 2008, bitcoin has enjoyed a rapid and tumultuous rise. Is the digital currency built to last?
  • Why Less Is More

    by Deepali Srivastava
    In his new book, marketing guru Philip Kotler identifies debt-supported consumer spending as a flaw of capitalism — along with 13 other shortcomings.
  • Let’s Megadeal

    by Rob Fisher, Gregg Nahass, and J. Neely
    Seven strategies for managing the unique challenges of large technology acquisitions.
  • The Redefined No of the CFO

    by Deniz Caglar, Matt Mani, and Josh Peters
    For today’s financial leader, decisions are based on strategy, not spreadsheets.