MBA Mondays at Darwin’s

Arbitrage Pricing Theory – MBA Mondays with Darwin

February 7, 2011

Arbitrage Pricing Theory will be this week’s MBA Monday topic (see full list of MBA Monday posts).   Probably the most common use of the term “arbitrage” is when associated with Merger Arbitrage.  There are other types of arbitrage as well, with entire companies and disciplines dedicated to exploiting arbitrage opportunities. The most common use of […]

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Efficient-Market Hypothesis – Are You a Believer?

January 24, 2011

Efficient Market Hypothesis will be this week’s MBA Monday topic (check out that category for everything from Present Value of Money to Tax Shields).  The premise of the Efficient Market is relatively straightforward, but like many economic theories, there are varying levels of degree you can take it too, complex studies and results abound, and […]

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Present Value of Money Explained – MBA Monday

January 17, 2011

The present value of money is explained with real-life examples in this week’s session of Darwin’s MBA Mondays (click for all topics).  If you don’t routinely perform present value versus future value comparisons, the relevance and importance may not be at the top of your list of things to focus on when making decisions.  However, […]

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Value of Tax Shield Explained – MBA Mondays

January 10, 2011

The Value of Tax Shield strategies by corporations will be the subject of this week’s MBA Mondays with Darwin.   Have you ever found it odd that in the same day, you’ll hear the pundits on CNBC saying that IBM or Exxon are sitting on hoards of cash, but then you see that they’re still issuing […]

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Elasticity of Demand – MBA Mondays with Darwin

January 3, 2011

Elasticity of Demand is more than just nerdy economics jargon.  There are some real-life applications and examples of price elasticity of demand that are worth learning about so you can be a better informed consumer, and in some cases, business owner.  So, we’ll cover this concept in this week’s edition of MBA Mondays where I […]

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Vertical Integration Explained: MBA Monday at Darwin’s Money

December 27, 2010

For the first in an ongoing series of business-related posts I intend on doing on Mondays, I thought I’d explain what vertical integration is (as well as horizontal integration), why you hear it so often, and what the relevance is in business.  I hope you enjoy the MBA Monday concept as I intend to deliver […]

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