Thomas Coe

Thomas Coe is an Associate Professor of Finance at Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut, where he has been teaching since 1999. He is Chair of the Finance Department and has held leadership positions in multiple service activities for the Department, the School of Business and the University. He held a Sam Walton Fellowship from Students in Free Enterprise while teaching at Xavier University of Louisiana. In addition, Dr. Coe was named a Nissan/HBCU Faculty Fellow and held faculty internships with the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Coe previously taught at the graduate and the undergraduate level at Xavier University of Louisiana, Loyola University-New Orleans and Tulane University.

In addition, Dr. Coe had been involved in several community projects, including the United Way, and had served as treasurer of the St. Vincent de Paul Society for the New Orleans Archdiocese. He was involved in the development of the Legacy Project, a support center for the homeless in New Orleans. In 2003-2004, he served as a Vice President of the Eastern Finance Association. He currently serves as President of the Academy of Financial Services and was Executive Vice President – Program for their 2014 Annual Meeting.

Thomas' family resides in Madisonville, Louisiana.

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Will Bad Beef Taint Brazil's Meat Master?

Accusations and probes into tainted and unhealthy beef and poultry-processing plants in Brazil and the shipments from that country to Asian, European, and other Latin American countries is a growing concern. The charges of poor production operations, unsanitary conditions, and bribery could jeopardize the IPO of the leading Brazilian processor, JBS SA, and make any investment in the company unappetizing.

Training Day

Manufacturing jobs exist, with openings in the field forecast to grow. A large percentage of these jobs will go unfilled if workers aren’t trained in the skills needed to support and make manufacturing productive. Several communities and businesses are providing and supporting training centers that offer the necessary skills.

Purple Drank, Corporate Bank

Promethazine codeine syrup is a prescription drug, but like many other pain relievers, it is abused and misused. Its popularity and references in music may be part of the problem. The high it brings isn't cheap.

Changes On Tap for Japan's Beer Tax

The proposed uniform tax rate across beer classes in Japan is intended to simplify the labeling of beers and promote beer exports. Craft beers in Japan, which make up a slim share of the market, may see increased popularity in their beer recipes as a result of tax revisions. Kanpai (Cheers)!

Saudi Arabia's Oil Wealth Is About to Get a Reality Check

Although there is no debate that there are tremendous reserves of oil in Saudi Arabia, a simple estimate of $2 trillion for the value of Saudi Aramco may prove to be to overly optimistic. The proposed offering of a 5 percent stake of Aramco has created an opportunity to value the country’s oil reserves.