Smith School finance David Kass follows the money in gauging the U.S. presidential outcome. He says bettors give Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton the edge heading into her second debate with Republican nominee Donald Trump. “PredictWise, a prediction market aggregator, shows that people with money on the line are betting that Clinton will win with a probability of 80 percent,” Kass says.
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently interviewed Smith Sophomore Perveen Gulati ’19 to discuss how she is “pioneering her path” during her Smith journey. She is earning a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Information Systems.
There's a sort of perfect storm that's battering initial public offerings this year, with cheap debt, market volatility, alternative capital providers and a more "millennial" entrepreneur all dampening the market for stock debuts.
U.S. companies completed just 68 IPOs this year, as of mid-September, compared to 135 by the same point in 2015 and well behind 2014’s pace and total of 263
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently interviewed Smith Freshman Katheryn Jennings-Baker '20 to discuss how she is “building her brand” during her Smith journey.
In the first presidential debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump accused Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen of “doing political things” by keeping interest rates low, writes finance professor Elinda Kiss. He said the Fed "is being more political than Secretary Clinton.” (Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton previously has stated that it is inappropriate for presidential candidates to