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Oct 02, 2014
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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) can use existing powers to reverse the government's control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – without a gridlocked Congress, said Cliff Rossi, professor of the practice in finance at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and executive-in-residence at the school's Center for Financial Policy.

Oct 01, 2014
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In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with David Kass to talk about investing and how to figure out a strategy that works for you.

Sep 30, 2014
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Career setbacks hit U.S. women harder than men, but a new study from the Smith School provides clues for closing the gender pay gaps that persist in corporate America.

Sep 26, 2014
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Michael Faulkender, associate professor of finance in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, says companies will find ways around the Department of the Treasury's new measures to deter U.S. firms from relocating headquarters to countries with lower tax rates – the basis of a “corporate inversion.” Instead of focusing on this business strategy, he says, U.S. officials should target and lower the corporate tax rate.

Sep 23, 2014
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Students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business take dozens of courses in business, but there is usually ‘that one class’ that stands out as a game changer, making a profound and lasting impact. We asked our students and alumni via Facebook to tell us about their favorite courses at Smith.

Sep 22, 2014
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is proud to welcome 22 new PhD students this fall. There are 89 total students in Smith's doctoral program, which is ranked No. 11 in the world by Financial Times (2014).

Here are some fun facts about this year’s incoming PhD students:

Sep 09, 2014
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Albert “Pete” Kyle discusses high-frequency trading and Lewis’ new book.

Sep 09, 2014
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Cliff Rossi talks about reforms for the mortgage industry.

Sep 04, 2014
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Students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business were finalists in the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) National Case Competition, sponsored by KPMG and held at their national convention in Orlando, Fl., August 2-5, 2014. This is the fourth year in a row that UMD has been a finalist – coming in second place the previous two years.

Sep 02, 2014
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is happy to welcome 12 new full-time faculty members to start the fall semester of 2014.

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