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Who Are the Value and Growth Investors?

Authors: Betermier, S., Calvet, L. E. and Sodini, P. Publication: Journal of Finance Abstract:

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Published on : 05 Feb 2016

New programs try to make sense of all that data

From baseball to banking, the ability to mine data on performance, customer preferences and other trends is the new must-have for the corporate bottom line. But still too rare, say employers, is the analyst who combines technical expertise to delve into “big data” and communication skills to explain the findings in everyday language to colleagues and senior managers.

Published on : 05 Feb 2016

Julian Assange (Feb. 4, 2016)

"A UN panel will conclude Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is being "arbitrarily detained" in the UK, the Swedish foreign ministry has said." (BBC News)

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Published on : 04 Feb 2016

Marché du carbone : une transparence souhaitable

Christopher Barrington-Leigh, professeur en environnement à l’Université McGill, croit aussi que la bourse du carbone devrait être plus transparente. Il ajoute qu’au Québec, « le gouvernement n’a jamais vraiment eu à exposer clairement  le marché du carbone à l’industrie ou la population. » Gaïa Presse

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Published on : 04 Feb 2016

Women don't make first move while online dating

According to Jui Ramaprasad, assistant professor of information systems at McGill University, they still see that women don't make the "first move" online. Business Standard

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Published on : 04 Feb 2016

Transcript: One-fifth of largest companies now Chinese

This Is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am in Vancouver, delighted to sit down with Cornell’s Chris Marquis. The Globe and Mail

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Published on : 04 Feb 2016

BCom Students Take 1st Place at 2016 University of Auckland's Champions' Trophy

A Desautels BCom student case team composed of Rachel Burk, Maripaz Fernandez, Michael Fishman and Deven Sanon took 1st place at the 9th annual University of Auckland’s Champions Trophy held January 23 to 30, 2016.

Published on : 04 Feb 2016

What's a poor prime minister to do?

"Monetary policy is already pedal to the metal" with interest rates nearly at zero, says McGill University economist Christopher Ragan. CBC News

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Published on : 03 Feb 2016

The Cosmic Gift of Neutron Stars

You can find out more on the 3rd of February, when Victoria Kaspi of McGill University will give the Perimeter Institute Lecture on neutron stars. The lecture will be a live webcast. The Guardian

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Published on : 03 Feb 2016

Le monde merveilleux des fourmis, vu par un passionné

Passionné de fourmis, Dominic Ouellette est devenu champion pour les identifier, au point où l'Université McGill fait maintenant appel à ses services. Télé Québec

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Published on : 03 Feb 2016

New versions of Alertus software now available

If you've installed Alertus software on your laptop or computer, new versions are now available for Windows and Mac. Among other improvements, now you can see all recent alerts by right-clicking on the yellow Alertus icon in your System Tray/Menu Bar. From there, you can click to view the details of an Active Alert or any other recent alerts/messages (shown in red).

Published on : 03 Feb 2016

Juno Nominations for Schulich Alumni

The nominees for the 2016 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference in Toronto yesterday morning.  Schulich alumni and faculty who are up for awards including:   INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR  Legacy Live Jens Lindeman, BMus'88 (Independent)

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Published on : 03 Feb 2016

Hockey Canada can't ignore Ann-Sophie Bettez any longer

Ann-Sophie Bettez was named CWHL player of the month for January. She is second in the league in scoring right now, behind only Marie-Philip Poulin. Bettez has amassed 125 points in 86 games over the course of her CWHL career, has won three national championships with McGill University and yet, at 28 years old, hasn't represented her country at the senior level.

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Published on : 03 Feb 2016

5 Compelling Reasons You Should Eat More Insects (Especially Crickets)

The very thought of eating insects grosses people out. The image of a creepy, crawly, bug working its way down your windpipe doesn’t exactly conjure up feelings of the contentment we feel with other foods. But why not? How is it that a cow, pig, chicken, or fish seem more appetizing than other creatures? In other cultures who don’t have the “luxury” of consuming conventional sources of protein regularly, insects are a perfectly legitimate choice. In fact, 2 billion people worldwide eat insects regularly as a food source, and North America is JUST starting to catch on.

Published on : 03 Feb 2016