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Jan 12, 2016
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Undergraduates at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business: Here are seven ways to get ready for the spring semester!

Jan 11, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

In Switzerland, some customers are watching their bank accounts shrink each month, even if they don't make any withdrawals. In Denmark, when you repay your loan you don't add interest to the payment, you subtract interest. The banks are literally paying people to borrow money. This is the strange new world of negative interest rates. It's a byproduct, according to Smith School professor Haluk Unal

Jan 07, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

The Smith School's world-class faculty are routinely quoted in leading business and other media, while Smith's innovative programs and research projects also receive attention.

Jan 07, 2016

Global markets have fallen into a crisis that reminds George Soros of 2008, the billionaire investor said today at an economic forum in Sri Lanka. His opinions carry weight, but not everyone agrees with the alarmist tone. "It isn't clear to me that this is another 2008 crisis,” says Kristen Fanarakis at the Center for Financial Policy. Read more...

Jan 07, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Cyber attacks on companies worldwide increased by 48 percent from 2013 to 2014 as roughly 42.8 million data security breaches cost firms hundreds to potentially millions of dollars (according to this recent study). With cybercrime against organizations flourishing, researchers and senior executives from business and government agencies will engage in a daylong Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective on Jan. 13, 2016, in Van Munching Hall at the University of Maryland.

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