Hedge funds have been characterized as an investment vehicle exclusively for the wealthy. What makes these elusive funds so lucrative and can an average investor get in on them? [VIDEO]
Media Alert: Oct. 2, 2013
Attention: Financial, economic reporters and editors
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Financial and economic 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 federal government shutdown and debt ceiling debate.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Professor of Finance Russ Wermers has been appointed as Director of the Center for Financial Policy (CFP) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Twitter Inc.’s highly anticipated initial public offering could benefit from strong stock market performances by social media peers, including Facebook’s rebound from a disappointing IPO, said Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Kathleen Weiss Hanley is currently a Visiting Associate Professor of Finance and a Senior Academic Advisor to the Center for Financial Policy at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. From 2011 to 2013, she was the Deputy Chief Economist of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Deputy Director of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis where she oversaw the integration of economic analysis into Commission rulemaking and directed the Division’s research and risk assessment programs.
College Park, Md. – September 10, 2013 – The undergraduate business program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business jumped to No. 18 in the nation in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges,” published today. The Smith School placed 8th among public universities and again ranked highly in a number of business specialty categories. Smith’s Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management/Logistics programs are listed among the nation’s top 10, and a total of seven areas are listed among the nation’s top 25.
Professor Padhi’s research deals with financing of small, start-up, or distressed firms. His research on the impact of credit scoring of small business loan applications on low- and moderate-income areas is published in the Financial Review (with L. Woosley and S. Frame), which also won a best paper award at the 2003 Eastern Finance Association’s annual meeting. In his Ph.D.
At the helm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield for nearly six years, Chet Burrell finds himself poised at the forefront of health care reform in the U.S. The intersection of health care and business has never been more important, which is why you should join Burrell for this year’s first CEO@Smith presentation.
Hear first-hand from the mid-Atlantic region’s leading health benefit services provider, then get answers to your own questions during the later Q&A segment.
Dinner will be provided. Business attire is suggested.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has announced the appointment of Cliff Rossi as Professor of the Practice in finance.