Finance

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In a TED talk, Rutger Bregman mentioned a study conducted by researchers at Harvard, who found that financial stress affects people’s cognitive ability. The study found that people under financial stress performed about 14 IQ points lower than when under less stress. They committed more mistakes and presented slower responses. The effect on cognitive ability can be […]

Bloomberg Training Sessions with a Bloomberg Expert on February 12

We invite you to come out to Bloomberg Training sessions the week before reading week. There will be two training sessions by a Bloomberg expert on February 12. The details are as follows: Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Location: Leith Wheeler Investment Research Lab (CLC 222) 1:00pm – 1:50pm (PMF students) 2:30pm – 3:20pm (Sauder […]

New database: Mergent Fixed Income Securities Database (FISD)

We have some great news for our Finance faculty and students (and anyone else interested in Finance): David Lam Library has purchased 1 year of access to Mergent Fixed Income Securities Database (FISD). FISD will be available from January 5, 2018 to January, 2019, via the WRDS platform. Mergent FISD is a comprehensive database of […]

McGraw-Hill ebook library

The David Lam Library recently subscribed to three years of access to three modules from McGraw-Hill’s ebook library Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management (30 titles) Finance & Investing (134 titles) Leadership & Management (99 titles) Many of the books are useful as introductory texts. Users can read full-text content online, as content cannot be downloaded.  […]

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