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Currency Events

Since its introduction in 2008, bitcoin has enjoyed a rapid and tumultuous rise. Is the digital currency built to last?

Why Less Is More

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

Seven strategies for managing the unique challenges of large technology acquisitions.

Crowd Investing:
An Emerging
Financial Force

New platforms linking investors and entrepreneurs could have a dramatic effect on the banking industry and on economic growth.

The Redefined No of the CFO

For today’s financial leader, decisions are based on strategy, not spreadsheets.

7 Surprising Disruptions

Are you ready for what’s coming in your industry this year? For more insights, read the full collection of perspectives from Strategy&.

Best Business Books 2014: Economics

All Things Being Unequal

s+b Trend Watch: The Profit Conundrum

Revenues go up, but so do costs — and even with overhead cuts, company leaders don’t see the expected benefits of scale.

Deals That Transform Companies

How to shift your business model with M&A integration.

Four Profit-Boosting Strategies for Wealth Managers

How to help close the gap between assets under management and revenues.

The Trouble with Sunspots

A personality-driven history of economic forecasting by business historian Walter Friedman points up the limitations of the prediction business, then and now.

How to Better Prepare for a Global Meltdown

The associate professor of finance at the Kellogg School of Management discusses the life cycle of a financial crisis. For more related insights, read “Efraim Benmelech on Financial Contagion."

Efraim Benmelech on Financial Contagion

The economist explains how financial crises spread like a disease and what companies can do to immunize themselves.
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