Say what you will about investment banking as a benefit to and/or plague on the finance sector, economy, New York City, and the universe in general. Now there’s science to back the idea that, yes, investment banking is actually, medically ‘bad’ for one’s health. How bad? Try “insomnia, alcoholism, heart palpitations, eating disorders and an explosive temper” or at the very least “a stress-related physical or emotional ailment within several years on the job.” Science!
The family of Antonio Calvo, the Princeton professor whose April 12 suicide was preceded by a controversial suspension, has issued a statement about the university’s silence surrounding the circumstances of Dr. Calvo’s departure from Princeton. The statement further undermines university president Shirley Tilghman’s stance that no details about his situation can be disclosed, Read More
Ah, the quarterly earnings conference call! A chance for corporate executives to carefully dance around the status of their companies, gently parry inquiries by curious analysts and otherwise act opaque about their business. Well, management be warned: A pair of academics has deciphered clues to help investors figure out when CEOs are fibbing.
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