Tunde Kovacs, assistant professor of finance in the College of Business Administration, analyzes why Facebook’s stock dropped since its IPO and discusses the challenges of valuing social media companies.
Last week, JPMorgan Chase announced that it had suffered significant trading losses, which are expected to top at least $3 billion. The announcement caused the company’s stock prices to plummet […]
Alan Schroeder, associate professor of journalism, shared his thoughts and experience observing the presidential election in France last week.
On Thursday, students, faculty, alumni and guests from the School of Law commemorated World Intellectual Property Day, celebrating visionary innovators, their contributions and the role of IP.
On Thursday, Northeastern’s Entrepreneurs Club hosted the Spring 2012 Husky Startup Challenge Demo Day, at which 18 student entrepreneurs pitched their innovative ideas, garnered support from the community and celebrated the entrepreneurial […]
Earlier this month, the American Civil Liberties Union released a new report revealing that law-enforcement agencies frequently use cell-phone tracking data provided by wireless carriers — often without a warrant. […]
A master’s degree in regulatory affairs gave Manish Patel a head start in the rapidly growing industry.
Last week, a U.S. staff sergeant stationed at a military outpost near Kandahar, Afghanistan, allegedly opened fire on Afghani civilians, killing 16 men, women and children in their villages. The Taliban vowed vengeance for the civilian deaths, and the incident prompted demands by many for an immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. We asked Kimberly Jones, a faculty associate in Northeastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, to analyze the possible implications of this developing situation.
At the national convention for professional architects in May, the School of Architecture will be featured in a video for its dedication to urban innovation and sustainability.
Earlier this week, a teenager was accused of killing three high school students after he opened fire at an Ohio high school. Eric Madfis, a doctoral candidate in Northeastern’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology and a research associate at the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, has been working with criminology expert and professor Jack Levin to complete his dissertation focused on school shootings. We asked Madfis to analyze this incident and how it relates to others in the past.
Super Bowl XLVI drew hundreds of millions of viewers in the U.S. and around the world, so it’s no surprise that advertisers doled out some $3.5 million per 30-second spot to showcase their goods and services. We asked marketing professor Scott Swain in the College of Business Administration to explain what makes a Super Bowl advertisement successful.
Following much anticipation, Facebook filed for an initial public offering (IPO) after U.S. markets closed on Wednesday. We asked David Sherman, professor of accounting in the College of Business Administration, to analyze Facebook’s IPO prospectus and explain what it reveals.