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Greg Bouchard is the editor of The DealRoom.

Anthony Davis just signed the biggest NBA contract of all time with the New Orleans Pelicans, worth $145m over five years. That's a big leap over other big contracts in recent years, like LeBron James's $110m deal with the Miami Heat...
data security report

View and download graphs in Shide Share Data security threats are becoming a larger and larger concern for businesses and their advisers, especially in the M&A and deal making space, but there's a lack of clarity on how...

Ever since the National Football League first proposed that performers pay to play the Super Bowl halftime show, music and football fans alike have been curious about what's happening behind closed doors in the lead up to one of the world's...

The issue of grueling working hours in high-pressure investment banking jobs has been a major point of conversation this past year. Many people in the industry have been asking whether this work culture is unreasonable, and whether something needs to change....

Firmex recently released a study with Mergermarket on the state of North American mid-market M&A. As Forbes noted in a response piece, it showed that deal flow is down but there's plenty of reason to be optimistic for the future in...

Depending on where you get your news, the 2016 presidential election is already a shoe in for one candidate or another. If you read the New York Times, Hilary Clinton has it in the bag, has been destined to do this...

You probably already knew that Wall Street got its name by being built next to wall. That's some History 101 stuff right there. This quiz goes much deeper, and divides the real finance history gurus from the rest of the pack....
branson

Sometimes when people have near limitless money and power, they end up turning a little crazy. Take the infamous Howard Hughes, who built an aerospace empire but couldn't stand leaving his home, or William Randolph Hearst, who dumped all his money...

  What do Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay have in common? They were all asked to pay to headline the Superbowl XLIX halftime show. This was met with outrage from artists and fans alike, who saw it as an attempt to exploit musicians...
CEO Facepalm moments

Sometimes powerful and accomplished people do really, really stupid things. Things so stupid, you have no choice but to bury your face deep in your palm and hope it's all a dream. These are facepalm moments, and for years, some of...