Stocks Weren’t Made For a Complex World: A Response to Andy Kessler

By Chris Barton, Editor-in-Chief There exists on the internet a short opinion piece called “Stocks Weren’t Made for Social Climbing.” It was written by someone named Andy Kessler, a feisty hedge-fund manager who felt the need to issue a decree, establishing once and for all that socially responsible investing is stupid. I happen to disagree […]

Faculty Column: Does anyone know how to pick stocks?

By Professor Lena Booth As a finance professor, students and friends often ask me if I have any stock tips. My typical response is “If I do, I would be out there making big bucks, sipping Margaritas on the beach, and not work another day”.  Well, without illegally using privileged insider information, does anyone really […]