Finance

Cannabis legalization: Six months later

Published: 16Apr2019

Desautels Faculty Lecturer Ken Lester joins Breakfast Television to explore how the legalization of marijuana has taken hold over the past six months and what the next chapter holds, including the...

Desautels students take home top prize at PRMIA

Published: 16Apr2019

Congratulations to the Desautels Capital Management Team comprised of BCom students Ludovic Van den Bergen, Emilie Granger, Ian Jiang, and Roy Chen Zhang who won first place and $10,000 in prize...

Still an uphill battle for women in finance

Published: 26Mar2019

Following the release of the American Economic Association’s survey results revealing the predominance of discrimination against women in the world of finance, Professor Francesca Carrieri affirms...

Tricks of the trade: Unmasking insider trading tactics

Published: 6Mar2019

A new paper co-authored by Professor Patrick Augustin spotlights some of the strategies that insider traders in the options market might use, as well as provides insight into where regulators might...

Reflecting on MIPC 2018

Published: 7Dec2018

Avantages reports on the 2018 McGill International Portfolio Challenge (MIPC), which saw 90 teams from around the world compete for a $25,000 grand prize....

Students to the rescue of a U.S. pension system in peril

Published: 30Nov2018

The U.S. pension plan shortfall has the makings of a perfect storm – so who is heeding the call to help remedy a seemingly insurmountable problem?...

Retirement planning is easier than you think

Published: 27Nov2018

Planning for retirement is a daunting undertaking for many – but it does not have to be....

Money management with Prof. Vadim di Pietro

Published: 21Nov2018

In collaboration with McGill University’s “Boost Your Health” lecture series, Professor Vadim di Pietro will offer expert tips to relieve financial stress – one of the greatest threats to personal...

Students respond with answers to looming U.S. pension crisis

Published: 13Nov2018

Professor Sebastien Betermier sits down with La Presse to discuss the second annual McGill International Portfolio Challenge (MIPC), which brought forward the fresh perspectives of 25 international...

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