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June 2, 2020

On Monday, June 1, 2020, Tesla’s stock price rose $63.10 to close at $898.10.  Given that Tesla has 185.37 million shares outstanding, this jump in price represented an increase in

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May 27, 2020

Try to remember the kind of September when life was slow and oh so mellowWith the Covid crisis upon us, life last September seemed slow and oh so mellow.  But

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May 18, 2020

In a previous post, I described a new index introduced by the Cornell Capital Group called the CCG Quarantine Index.  The index tracks the performance of the stocks that are

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May 13, 2020

Back in the days of the first tech boom from 1996 through 2000, a new phenomenon arose.  Companies were going public with no history of earnings, in fact, many went

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May 7, 2020

In a previous post, I described the Cornell Capital Group Quarantine Index.  The index tracks the performance of the stocks that are likely to benefit from the fact that millions

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Featured Publication


Bradford Cornell and Aswath Damodaran In the last decade, companies have come under pressure to be socially conscious and environmentally responsible, with the pressure coming sometimes from politicians, regulators and interest groups, and sometimes from investors. The argument that corporate managers should replace their singular focus on shareholders with a broader vision, where they also serve other stakeholders, including customers, employees and society, has found a receptive audience with corporate CEOs and institutional investors. The pitch that companies should focus on “doing good” is sweetened with the promise that it will also be good for their bottom line and for shareholders. Valuing ESG : Doing Good or Sounding Good? (33 downloads)

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