Trading MBAs for Fun and Profit

I keep thinking this latest list of MBA graduates’ preferred employers is tradably contrarian data, whether at the company, sectoral, or trend level. Then again, maybe I’m just being cynical.


  1. Brent Buckner says:

    Tragically, having only the list of top employers (as percieved by MBA students) for a contrarian only provides short candidates, in which case:
    “The market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent.”–John Maynard Keynes
    A lot of those names have been near the top of such lists for a considerable time.

  2. Good point, Brent. We’d be better off with the bottom end of the list, or at least with the names of those companies that have fallen off the list.