Monthly Archives: May 2021

Career in finance

Career in finance In this article, Anna BARBERO (ESSEC Business School, Master in Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB), 2020-2021) discusses various aspects of a financial career. I had the opportunity to talk with Alexis Fontana (ESSEC Alumni and … Continue reading

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Credit Rating Agencies

Credit Rating Agencies What are Credit Rating Agencies? Credit Rating Agencies are private companies whose main activity is to evaluate the capacity of debt issuers to meet their financial commitments. The historical agencies (Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings) … Continue reading

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The Internal Rate of Return

The Internal Rate of Return What is the Internal Rate of Return? The Internal Rate of Return (IRR or “TRI” – “taux de rendement interne” in French) of a sequence of cash flows is the discount rate that makes the … Continue reading

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Corporate debt

Corporate debt In this article, Rodolphe Chollat-Namy (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2023) introduces you to corporate debt. Investors seek to determine how the different characteristics of a bond can influence its intrinsic value in order to know whether it is … Continue reading

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Bond risks

Bond risks In this article, Rodolphe Chollat-Namy (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2023) introduces you to bond risks. Holding bonds exposes you to fluctuations in its price, both up and down. Nevertheless, bonds offer the guarantee of a coupon regularly paid … Continue reading

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Bond valuation

Bond valuation In this article, Rodolphe Chollat-Namy (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2023) introduces you to bond valuation. Investors seek to determine how the different characteristics of a bond can influence its intrinsic value in order to know whether it is a … Continue reading

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WallStreetBets

WallStreetBets In this article, Shruti Chand (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2020-2022) elaborates on the concept of WallStreetBets. This read will help you get started with understanding WallStreetBets and understand its impact in the stock market. Meaning of WallStreet Bets On the social … Continue reading

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Consumer Confidence Index

Consumer Confidence Index In this article, Bijal Gandhi (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) elaborates on the concept of Consumer Confidence Index. This reading will help you understand the meaning, calculation, and importance of consumer confidence index. Introduction The … Continue reading

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Purchasing Managers’ Index

Purchasing Managers’ Index In this article, Bijal Gandhi (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) elaborates on the concept of Purchasing Managers’ Index This read will help you understand the formulation of PMI and it’s importance for each of the … Continue reading

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Credit Rating

Credit Rating In this article, Bijal Gandhi (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) elaborates on the concept of Credit Rating. This reading will help you understand the meaning, types, and importance of credit rating. Introduction Credit rating is the … Continue reading

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