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Sandra Thompson Passing

It is with deep sadness that we share with you the passing of Sandra Thompson.  Sandra has been a lecturer in Business Education in the Richards College of Business since 2007 and has directed the Business Education Program for several years.  Please join us in keeping her family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. 

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Richards College Business Sense

Written by current and former Faculty, Staff, Current Students, Alumni and Corporate Partners
In this issue of Business Sense, Southwire Director of Internal Audits Ralph Sloan presents an innovative concept to supplement traditional financial instruments.  Very interesting, indeed! 

How to Shake Up the Financial System - What we really need is a completely new kind of financial instrument.
Banks have been around since before the Roman Empire.  It started very simply; they accepted deposits and used those funds to make loans and profited from the spread.  Although there are now seemingly limitless types of investment instruments and limitless forms of debt, as well as central banks, world banks, pension funds, exchanges, regulators and many other institutions that make up the "global financial system," the basic pinciple remains unchanged.  Read More. . .

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