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Breaking out of short-term investing to build greater value – with Al Rappaport

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Breaking out of short-term investing to build greater value – with Al Rappaport

Investors seem to be more focused on the short term than ever.

You can credit hedge funds and institutional investors having to report performance on a monthly basis. CNBC’s 24/7 coverage of financial news doesn’t help, either.book by Alfred Rappaport

However we got here, many analysts are calling for a return to longer term frameworks for investing — for investors and managers that run the companies they invest in.

Finance professor, Al Rappaport has been analyzing shareholder value since his first paper on the subject in 1965.

His new book, Saving Capitalism from Short Termism: How to Build Long-Term Value and Take Back Our Financial Future is a clarion call to break out of our current myopia and find a way to focus on long term value.

Rappaport joins us on Tradestreaming Radio today.

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About Alfred Rappaport

shareholder valueAl is a professor emeritus at the Kellogg School of Management where he taught for many years.  He’s the author of numerous other books and papers, many with a focus on maximizing shareholder value.

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