Poole in the News

Jul 26, 2017

Fewer Traingle Entrepreurs Plan to Boost Hiring, Capital Spending

Entrepreneurs are slightly less enthusiastic about the state of business heading into the third quarter of 2017, according to the latest Quarterly Outlook of Triangle Entrepreneurs.

Jul 21, 2017

Poole College Alumnus Opens Two Roosters Ice Cream Shop

Ice cream, anyone? Folks in Poole College’s Department of Accounting can find a familiar face – Jared Plummer – at the newly opened Two Roosters Ice Cream shop at North Raleigh’s Graystone Village shopping center. He and his wife Kelsey […]

Jul 21, 2017

Transformative Changes in World Energy Production and Trade

“Major changes in oil production have transformed the U.S. from a major importer to a major producer and sometime exporter of oil,” writes Thomas Grennes, Poole College professor of economics in Roubini’s EconoMonitor. “The market power of OPEC and its […]

Jul 21, 2017

Prof. Richard Warr Comments about Drop in Connecticut Pension Fund Returns

Richard Warr, professor of finance and head of the Department of Business Management at the NC State University Poole College of Management, comments on a drop in returns on Connecticut’s state teachers pension fund. The state’s $17 billion fund returned […]

Jul 17, 2017

Finance Professor Richard Warr Comments on State Pension Funding Investment Changes

Shifting money out of stocks lowers the fund’s risk because stocks are more volatile than cash and bonds.

Jul 7, 2017

Risk Management Weak: Mark Beasley Comments on Latest ERM Report

“The increase in risks, and the operational surprises, are tied to the dynamic global business environment,” says Mark Beasley in this news story about the latest report by ERM and AICPA.

Jun 30, 2017

NCSU study: Biz execs face ‘ever-increasing array of risks’ What are their top concerns? What are calls to action?

Just in time for harried business executives trying to deal with the latest global ransomware crisis, North Carolina State’s Poole College of Management is out with a new study focusing on risk management. Its conclusion: “An ever-increasing array” of challenges […]

Jun 27, 2017

The Jones Act: A Case Study in Protectionism …

In his Carpe Diem blog post about the Jones Act, which requires the use of American ships on all domestic voyages, Mark J. Perry cites a Mercatus Center study by Thomas Grennes, Poole College professor emeritus of economics. Perry is […]

Jun 27, 2017

It’s In Our Blood: Sheats Talks Importance of Entrepreneurship

WRAL Techwriter’s Rick Smith expands on his initial story regarding Lewis Sheats’ expanded role in entrepreneurship at NC State University, saying that the changes are not just bureaucratic shifts. “This should help create better awareness on and off campus and strengthen […]

Jun 23, 2017

Economist Tom Grennis Comments on the Jones Act

Tom Grennes, economics professor emeritus, is cited in this story about the Jones Act, passed nearly a century ago as a form of protectionism for the United States shipping industry and seafaring unions. The Jones Act requires that vessels carrying goods […]