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Alumnus and mentor collaborate to build pre-eminent center on financial markets and policy at Georgetown McDonough

More than a decade after providing seed capital to establish a financial markets and policy center at the McDonough School of Business, Michael G. (B’89) and Robin Psaros …

April 11, 2022

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When a SPAC goes bust, is the CFO to blame?

“But finance chiefs are taking notice of the downfall of SPACs, says Reena Aggarwal, Ph.D., director of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Center for…

April 7, 2022

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Hedge funds oppose SEC’s reform plans after GameStop debacle

“Speculators are not the only ones harmed when a bubble collapses. There is collateral damage to innocent bystanders including buy-and-hold retirement investors in index,…

January 16, 2022


Twitter CFO Lecture

Date: Monday, November 15, 2021Time: 11 to 11:45a.m. EST Ned Segal, Chief Financial Officer of Twitter gave a lecture in Professor Reena Aggarwal’s Business Financial…

November 12, 2021

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Tesla Joins an Exclusive Club

James Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University, notes that the limited number of available shares in the days after the merger was announced meant that it wasn’t…

October 26, 2021

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What does the Federal Reserve board of governors do, besides voting on interest rates?

"Reena Aggarwal said the vice chair for supervision oversees banks and is responsible for 'what happens during a crisis time and what restrictions are put on dividend payments or…

October 15, 2021

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iFit Delays Its Debut As Wobbly Stocks Send A Chill Through The IPO Market

Reena Aggarwal "was quick to point out that this year’s IPO spike isn’t some isolated phenomenon. It’s inseparable from the broader surges in both valuations and deal…

October 10, 2021

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Is the Stock Market Open at 3 a.m.? This Startup Says It Should Be

"James Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University, predicted that 24 Exchange would face an uphill battle to attract trading activity outside of standard U.S. trading…

October 5, 2021

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U.S. ‘Pink Sheets’ In Shakeup As Securities Regulator Looks To Stamp Out Fraud

"'Companies are on notice to provide a certain level of transparency for their investors or they can’t be easily quoted. That’s a good thing,' said Georgetown University…

September 23, 2021

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Crypto investors wary as Coinbase fight heats up, regulators circle

"Regulators 'are coming aggressively after cryptocurrency businesses using enforcement cases and sending a signal that they are watching the sector very carefully,' Reena,…

September 19, 2021