From Washington Post – “No one likes to read the fine print on an insurance policy, but it’s important to check in sometimes to see if you’re insurance set-up is right for you. It can be the thing that keeps you afloat in case there’s a devastating event in your life.” Read on for some common mistakes made by people at every age. when it comes to insuring their things.
From Financial Times Special Report on World Economy – “Economic growth has disappointed, failing to regain the vitality of the years before the crash. Emerging economies are far from the dynamic miracle they once seemed and rich countries are still grappling with problems exposed by the worst crisis for almost a century. A return to the days of buoyant global growth seems far over the horizon.”
October 9, 2014: Today’s inaugural podcast of Frank and Jamie Show is about investing in good stocks. This episode is sponsored by businessmango.org
From Knowledge@Wharton – “New research by Wharton finance professor Alex Edmans and two colleagues shows that higher levels of job satisfaction among employees can indeed produce higher returns for a firm’s shareholders. But there’s an important caveat: The effect is much more pronounced in countries that have flexible labor policies, where hiring and firing is easier, than in heavily regulated economies.”
FT Special Report (FT Trading Room) – “As more trading leaves traditional platforms, regulators are reviewing their strategies”
From Knowledge@Wharton – “In the book A New Era in Banking: The Landscape After the Battle, Angel Berges, Mauro F. Guillén, Juan Pedro Moreno and Emilio Ontiveros examine the opportunities and challenges for the banking industry following the financial crisis that began in 2007.”
From Knowledge@Wharton – “the ways businesses meet the needs of their stakeholders, and the types of needs served, have changed over time along with the development and adoption of new technologies. Together, these needs and enabling technologies create different business models, each with their own scalability, capital and operating efficiencies and, therefore, valuation.”
From CFO Magazine -“What are you doing to improve new product throughput and to get more high-impact new products to market in less time?”