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Finance

 

Deals That Win

Twelve years of data shows that mergers and acquisitions that apply or enhance capabilities produce superior returns.

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.
 

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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