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What is Activist Investing?

What is Activist Investing?

Carl Icahn, unhappy with the $13.65 buyout target proposed by Michael Dell and his partnering private…

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Ryan Holiday: A Man For All Seasons

Andrew Marcovitch
Business Editor
Most of us will agree that the information we learn in our classes is just a tiny portion of the value we get from coming to McGill. I happen to be studying finance, but there’s no denying that if I wanted to, I could learn…

09 Dec 9:12 PM 8 Read More...

The Gender Yield: A Business Case for Gender Equity

Over the last decade, the debate about gender equality has progressively shifted from a human rights perspective to focusing on the societal and economic value of promoting gender equity and diversity. This shift has led to the publication of various surveys on the gender gap by the World Bank, the…

25 Nov 12:26 PM 19 Read More...

Understanding Investment Banking

Big money. Long hours. Young age.
If you hear these words in a conversation, it likely concerns investment banking. Countless people from various faculties strive to begin their career in investment banking, with the primary intention of earning enormous sums of money at a young age and leading a glorious…

12 Nov 1:31 PM 15 Read More...

Change From Within

Perhaps you are familiar with the black and white photograph of a nine-year-old Vietnamese girl running down a road nude with a group of villagers in obvious distress. She painfully grimaces at the photographer as a dark cloud of smoke envelops the sky behind her. The sight of…

11 Nov 12:42 PM 31 Read More...

Going Your Own Way

In a recent study from Western University, post-secondary students in Canada were asked to list and rank their primary motivations and goals for attending university at both the beginning and end of their academic careers. It should come as no surprise, especially to those of us who have struggled…

17 Oct 1:02 PM 22 Read More...