Frank Says Banks Need Time to Divest Under Obama Plan: Video

Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) — U.S. Representative Barney Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat and chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, talks with Bloomberg’s Peter Cook about President Barack Obama’s proposals to limit the size and trading activities of U.S. financial institutions as a way to reduce risk taking and prevent another financial crisis. The proposals will…

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9. Guest Lecture by David Swensen

Financial Markets (ECON 252) David Swensen, Yale’s Chief Investment Officer and manager of the University’s endowment, discusses the tactics and tools that Yale and other endowments use to create long-term, positive investment returns. He emphasizes the importance of asset allocation and diversification and the limited effects of market timing and security selection. Also, the extraordinary…

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