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Aug 28, 2014
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Finance experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to expand on their comments, below, covering tax policy and investing implications from the Burger King-Tim Hortons merger.

Jul 31, 2014
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Media Alert:  July 31, 2014

Attention:  Economic, business or public policy reporters and editors

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Responding to U.S. employment figures, economic strategy experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, say cheaper, plentiful energy is fundamental to the apparent economic upswing.

Jul 10, 2014
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After a recent drop in Amazon’s stock price, financial analysts moved quickly to evaluate a potential buying opportunity using real-time data from Bloomberg Professional services. So did students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, who access the same tools with the same speed as Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street firms.

Jun 27, 2014
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Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance David Kass has published detailed notes from the 2014 Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting.

Jun 16, 2014
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Faculty experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to expand on comments, below, regarding Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announcing his company will open its patented technology to competitors and European Union regulators investigating whether such major firms as Apple and Starbucks are violating EU tax law.

Jun 04, 2014
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New tool can help investors identify companies most likely to pay dividends or repurchase stock

May 20, 2014
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Financial regulators and researchers explored new ideas on May 16, 2014, during a daylong conference co-hosted by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

May 14, 2014
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In April 2014, a group of eight Master of Finance and MBA students from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business participated in a one-week mission to Bangladesh with the World Bank.

May 12, 2014
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For a fifth consecutive year, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance David Kass led students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting.

May 05, 2014
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Finance students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business shared a virtual platform on May 5, 2014, with two of the most successful individuals in business.

The setting was Omaha, Neb., where Fox Business Network conducted an hourlong Warren Buffett interview to culminate its coverage of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting. Microsoft cofounder and Berkshire shareholder Bill Gates joined the conversation in the studio, while about 35 Smith undergraduates participated remotely from a University of Maryland...

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