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May 19, 2016

Master of Finance students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business enhanced their knowledge of markets by translating a finance textbook from English to Chinese.

May 18, 2016
Community

Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the fourth annual “Spirit of Smith Senior Cruise,” hosted by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, May 7, 2016.

May 18, 2016
Community

The afternoon of Thursday, May 12, 2016, Van Munching Hall was buzzing with the sound of blenders as the Undergrad Program Board at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business provided approximately 200 students with milk shakes and smoothies as a finals study break dubbed “Smith Shakes.”

May 17, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Berkshire Hathaway’s small but much-discussed bite of Apple suggests a vote of confidence for a tech giant that had been sliding in the stock market. It also hints at how Warren Buffett’s holding company will do business after the 85-year-old "Oracle of Omaha" no longer is there, Smith School professor David Kass says. Revealed Monday in a regulatory filing, the roughly $1 billion investment of 9.8 million shares

May 17, 2016

A team of Icelandic researchers found a monster feeding on the country's banking system after the 2008 financial crisis, but tracking the creature to its multiple lairs became tricky when it slithered offshore. Smith School professor Margrét V. Bjarnadóttir, one of the sleuths on the case, says new clues have emerged in the Panama Papers, a massive leak that shows how the world’s rich and powerful use shell companies

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