The Smith School hosted a forum Tuesday on global market volatility, aimed at making sense of the recent tumult in international markets — notably in China, but also spilling over into other regions, including the United States. Finance faculty participants Russ Wermers, Haluk Unal, Albert "Pete" Kyle, Bill Longbrake, Phillip L. Swagel and Steve Heston. share their insights. Read more...
New research from Smith School associate finance professor Steve Heston finds seasonal predictability in stock returns. The research garnered recent media attention first profiled in a column in the New York Times, then an interview on CNBCs Closing Bell program.
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Research by Steve Heston
Seasonality in the economy is an old idea. It is expected that retail sales go up in November for Christmas, or that snow tires sell better in October than in May.