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FINA 6387 - Managerial Analysis (Piqueira)

Selected Articles - Week 3

  1. Do economists all favour a carbon tax? (2011, Sep 19). The Economist.

  2.  A Juggernaut Stumbles.  (October 25, 2011 Tuesday ).The New York Times. Direct link to publishers website: (“How Netflix lost 800,000 members, and goodwill”, The New York Times, October 24, 2011). Both articles are the same.

  3. Business: The price is wrong; pricing strategies. (2002, May 25). The Economist, 363, 72-60.

  4. Signs of life; free exchange. (2014, Nov 15). The Economist, 413, 80-n/a. (article images)

  5. “Big tobacco takes its last drag as economic change looms”, Forbes, September 6, 2013. Note: Direct link to publisher's website

  6. “Death to the soda tax, long live the soda tax”, Forbes, November 8, 2014. Note: Direct link to publisher's website

  7. Guthrie, A. (2014, Oct 13). Survey shows mexicans drinking less soda after tax; majority of participants now relating sugary drinks to health problems. Wall Street Journal.

  8. Jargon, J. (2014, Oct 21). McDonald's vows fresh thinking; after steep drop in profit, burger chain eyes the customized-food bandwagon. Wall Street Journal.

  9. Sizzling. (2007). Economist, 384(8536), 74.

  10. A basket of sliders; the big mac index. (2014, Jul 26). The Economist, 412, 61.

Selected Articles - Week 4

  1. Record copper prices prompt switch to aluminum. (2011, Mar 17). Wall Street Journal.

  2. The price of making a plastic bottle. (2014, Nov 15). The Economist, 413, 93
  3. The price of making a plastic botttle CHART.  Note: direct link to publishers site.

  4. 'Peak oil' debunked, again; the world relearns that supply responds to necessity and price. (2014, Dec 05). Wall Street Journal.

  5. Sheikhs v shale; the new economics of oil. (2014, Dec 06). The Economist, 413, 17.

  6. Sizzling; the big mac index. (2007, Jul 07). The Economist, 384, 82.
  7. Sizzling: Food for thought about exchange-rate controversies CHART.

  8. A basket of sliders; the big mac index. (2014, Jul 26). The Economist, 412, 61.

  9. MacLucas, N., & Blackstone, B. (2015, Jan 16). Swiss move roils global markets --- central bank's surprise action wreaks havoc in currency trading, signals perilous times for policy makers. Wall Street Journal

  10. Revill, J. (2015, Jan 22). Watchmaker swatch announces price rises; group moves to counter the recent surge in value of the swiss franc. Wall Street Journal (Online)

  11. Record copper prices prompt switch to aluminum. (2011, Mar 17). Wall Street Journal (Online)

  12. 'Peak oil' debunked, again. (2014, Dec 05). Wall Street Journal