Finance

Smith Experts Comment on Volcker Rule

Media Alert   Dec. 12, 2013
Attention: Financial and Economics Reporters, Editors

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Financial experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to expand on their comments, below, about implications of the Volcker Rule reportedly expected to be approved by regulators. A component of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, the rule is designed to prevent banks from making risky bets with their money. 

Martin Feldstein Addresses Smith Faculty and Students

What is ahead for the American economy? Martin Feldstein, president emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research and George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University, visited the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business last week to address this question. In his comments to faculty and students, Feldstein stressed that today’s slow growth rate would continue into 2014 but that the long-term prospects for the U.S. are bright, so long as the large and growing national debt is curtailed.

M&A Competition Underway

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes the following schools who are participating in the 7th Annual Mergers & Acquisitions Competition, Nov. 7-8, 2013:

Participating Schools:

  • Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business

  • The University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

  • The George Washington University School of Business

  • The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

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