Finance

UMD-Smith School of Business Experts Available to Discuss Implications of $26 Billion Foreclosure Abuse Settlement

Finance professors Cliff Rossi, Albert "Pete" Kyle and Ethan Cohen-Cole are available to the media to discuss the broad range of implications surrounding the federal government’s $26 billion settlement with five major lenders that allegedly committed foreclosure abuses against homebuyers.

The agreement settles yearlong federal and state probes against Ally Financial Inc., Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., and Wells Fargo & Co.

UMD Business Expert Available to Analyze Facebook IPO

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance for the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, is available to discuss how the anticipated Facebook IPO will affect the company and discuss the factors that would make Facebook or any IPO a good investment vehicle.

The IPO filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission would be followed by Facebook’s initial public offering in about three months.

UMD Business Experts Available to Comment on Insourcing Jobs; Federal Reserve Call for Action on Housing

Media Alert: Jan. 18, 2012
Attention: Financial and Economic Reporters/Editors

UMD Business Experts Available to Comment on Insourcing Jobs; Federal Reserve Call for Action on Housing

College Park, MD - Finance and management faculty experts at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business weigh in on developments from recent proposals by the Federal Reserve and Obama Administration to boost the national economy. The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.

Mergers and Acquisitions Contest Draws top MBA Programs; UVA Triumphs

College Park, Md. – Oct. 24, 2011 – A college football weekend likely comes to mind when a mid-autumn competition is associated with beer and the likes of UCLA, Texas A&M and the University of Virginia.

Teams from these schools and others recently concluded a pressure-packed competition. But it involved neither athletics nor tailgating fans. Instead, MBA students matched their skills as the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business staged its 5th annualMergers and Acquisitions Competition.

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