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McKinsey on Finance, Number 52

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How to catch those fleeting investment opportunities

– Companies are often too slow or too rigid to invest in new projects while they have an advantage. Here’s how they can be more agile.

Better forecasting for large capital projects

– Project proposals often overestimate benefits and underestimate costs. Here’s why—and what you can do about it.

Joint ventures on the rise

– New survey results find executives are largely positive about their past experience with joint ventures and expect such partnerships to grow.

Are you getting all you can from your board of directors?

– Veteran director David Beatty finds many boards wanting—and considers how to improve them.

Bringing a healthy dose of pragmatism to strategy

– Two experienced senior finance executives discuss their changing roles.

What’s behind this year’s buoyant market

– Here’s how a tepid economy and rising interest rates support a strong stock market.

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