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Out of the Ordinary: Learning to Generate Abnormal Returns

Out of the Ordinary: Learning to Generate Abnormal Returns

More risk means more reward. It’s what finance students are taught from the beginning of their studies. Reward is the return that an investment generates to adequately compensate an investor for bearing the risk of the investment (But you already knew that). More importantly, what is risk? Is risk measured […]

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Specializing in Banking and Financial Services

Specializing in Banking and Financial Services

The Master of Finance’s “Banking and Financial Services Specialization” is geared toward educating future finance professionals that will be working in corporate finance departments, banks and investment funds. This specialization is a six credit, yearlong learning opportunity that compliments the core curriculum. Mark Vives is a 2014 Master of Finance […]

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Classes for Easing the Transition to First Year Analyst

Classes for Easing the Transition to First Year Analyst

If you are seriously considering making the investment in a Tulane Master of Finance degree, then I think that it is fair to say that you are serious about being an entry level financial analyst. Whether in a corporate finance role or an investments role, the entry level finance jobs […]

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Specializing in Energy

Specializing in Energy

Energy is integrated into the very fabric of our modern lives. Seriously, check the tags on any of your clothes. I bet that there is some sort of synthetic fabric which is derived from crude oil (acrylic, rayon, polyester, etc.). Besides synthetic fabric, petroleum derived products power our houses and […]

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Tulane MFINs Enjoy the Holidays

Tulane MFINs Enjoy the Holidays

Fall semester has finished. Are you still worried about your grades? Starting to get homesick? Not for those international students who enjoy their holidays in the States. Here are some fun things that Tulane MFINs are up to over the Christmas and New Year break. Florida—Magic Kingdom With only a […]

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Meeting the Future Masters of Finance: Part II

Meeting the Future Masters of Finance: Part II

One of the key goals of the campus visit on November 8, 2103, was to give students an honest idea of what it’s like to be a member of the Tulane MFIN program. The Office of Graduate Admissions and the Administration agreed that the best way to achieve this goal […]

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Early Bird Gets the Worm

Early Bird Gets the Worm

Procrastination is not usually a skill listed on LinkedIn or a resume (nor should it be), but I would wager to say that it would probably be the most endorsed skill for many students. Many of us are busy with extracurricular activities, projects and life in general. As a result, […]

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Meeting the Future Masters of Finance: Part I

Meeting the Future Masters of Finance: Part I

This past Friday, November 8th, Graduate Admissions hosted a Master of Finance (MFIN) informational campus visit for prospective students. This event provided prospective students with the opportunity to get an honest picture of the Tulane MFIN program and to interact with Tulane faculty, staff, current students and alumni. This was […]

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Mighty Mississippi Drives Industry in New Orleans

Mighty Mississippi Drives Industry in New Orleans

Photo credit to Cheryl Gruber On Friday September 27, 2013, Tulane hosted its annual Tulane Business Forum which seeks to bring together leading business people in the south to put the development of industry in Louisiana, especially in New Orleans, into focus for a day. I had the chance to […]

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Freeman Days: A Weekend of Networking, Connections For a Lifetime

Freeman Days: A Weekend of Networking, Connections For a Lifetime

By Tommy Milburn, Master of Finance 2014 If you’ve ever sought a job, then somebody has probably told you, “it’s not what you know; rather, it’s who you know.” There is no doubt that the Freeman School of Business’s Master of Finance candidates (MFIN) are developing a deep understanding of […]

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