Finance

Finance

Derivatives

Derivatives

I understand that I expose myself as both a nerd and a pre B-school “non-finance” person when I say this, but up until just a few weeks ago, my knowledge of derivatives came mostly from listening to This American Life’s Planet Money episodes about the recent economic downturn. Then came […]

by × January 31, 2011 × 0 comments

Experience, Finance

Last day of class!

It is a great December day in New Orleans; it’s a mild 60 degrees, the sun is shining, the sky is blue and…it is our last day of class. Of course the last day of class mean that exams are right around the corner, but so is a nice long […]

by × December 2, 2010 × 0 comments

Energy, Finance

An interview with INFO 6020 Professor, Dr. Xiaoyue Jiang

An interview with INFO 6020 Professor, Dr. Xiaoyue Jiang

Q1: Why do you feel that it is important to have a Quantitative Modeling course included in the MBA core curriculum? It has been the general consensus among Freeman faculty that quantitative modeling skills are fundamental to the MBA curriculum for all specializations. Today’s business practice is very much data-driven. […]

by × October 26, 2010 × 0 comments

Finance

Mad Money at Tulane

Mad Money at Tulane

Yesterday, millions of people were exposed to Tulane and the Freeman School on CNBC thanks to Jim Cramer’s “Mad Money.” The stock-picking show made a stop on our campus as a part of Mad Money’s Back to School Tour. A few weeks ago, the show emailed students asking for a […]

by × October 20, 2010 × 0 comments

Experience, Finance

The following guest post is from incoming Graduate Business Council President Ian Jones who is w

The following guest post is from incoming Graduate Business Council President Ian Jones who is w

The following guest post is from incoming Graduate Business Council President Ian Jones who is wrapping up an internship with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in New York City. —— There are few places that can match the energy and beauty of New York City. I have been […]

by × July 27, 2010 × 0 comments

Entrepreneurship, Finance

KeyBank Business Case Competition

KeyBank Business Case Competition

One of the best opportunities you have as an MBA student is to take part in extremely engaging extracurricular activities. Whether doing consulting for startups, building marketing plans to rebrand local businesses there is probably something going on that will interest you. Then there are the case competitions. I was […]

by × March 2, 2010 × 0 comments

Energy, Finance

I have had this picture for a while and hadn’t posted it. This is the graduate final exam f

I have had this picture for a while and hadn’t posted it. This is the graduate final exam f

I have had this picture for a while and hadn’t posted it. This is the graduate final exam for the Fall semester of Burkenroad Reports. If you look in the upper left hand corner of the picture, you can see Wil Donaldson. hmm…Burkenroad Reports. Burkenroad Reports is one of the […]

by × April 17, 2009 × 0 comments

Finance, People

Hello All, My name is Shane Price and I am a second year MBA/MGM

Hello All, My name is Shane Price and I am a second year MBA/MGM

Hello All, My name is Shane Price and I am a second year MBA/MGM (Master of Global Management) dual masters student at the Freeman School. Many years ago, i graduated with a Computer Systems Engineering degree from Boston University (go Sox, Pats, Celts, Bruins, Revolution!!!). For the three years before […]

by × November 2, 2008 × 0 comments