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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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Tommy Milburn Welcomes You to the Master of Finance Blog

Tommy Milburn Welcomes You to the Master of Finance Blog

Welcome to the Tulane MFIN Blog! My name is Tommy Milburn and I am currently a Master of Finance candidate at Tulane University. I hail from Warwick, New York. Some may say that Louisiana is a bit of a ways to travel for school, but I’ve always had a little […]

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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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Empowering Students through Information – Reuters Training Session

Empowering Students through Information – Reuters Training Session

There is age old wisdom in understanding one key concept: Knowledge is power. Newman of the nineties sitcom “Seinfeld” understood that he could leverage the flow of information to solicit responses from people. This is what happens in the financial world every day. There are millions of articles written and […]

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Generating Alpha in a Beta World

Generating Alpha in a Beta World

by Xi (Jessie) Chen and Shengting (Sandy) Luo Four hours before this photo was taken, we walked into the classroom for our last class at Tulane with excitement. We were buy-side analysts of the Darwin Fenner Students Managed Fund and fund managers who made investment decisions together. Darwin Fenner Student […]

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