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Russ WermersMaryland Smith’s Russ Wermers Named to SEC Advisory Committee

Maryland Smith finance professor Russ Wermers was selected by the Securities and Exchange Commission to serve on its new Asset Management Advisory Committee, formed to offer advice and recommendations to the SEC on how regulations and industry trends impact investors. 

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Aug 16, 2017

General ElectricRevelation this week of Berkshire Hathaway dumping its $315 million stake in General Electric is stoking doubt...

Jul 07, 2017

Is the growing gig economy skewing the national labor market participation rate? Quite likely it is, says the Smith School's...

Jun 14, 2017

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the 14th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders for 2017, as recommended by faculty members.

Jun 02, 2017

At a time when robots and other forms of automation appear poised to edge out wide swaths of the global workforce, several...

May 26, 2017

When federal budgets are released from the White House Office of Management and Budget, there are typically a few holes...

May 17, 2017

The risk landscape for banks has changed since last year. For starters, Congress and the Trump Administration have started...

May 10, 2017

Health insurance – not the U.S. tax code – is "crippling our business around the world," Warren Buffett said during...

May 10, 2017

Leave it to a period of calm to inject nervousness into the market, as it did this week when the CBOE's Volatility Index, or VIX as it is...

May 04, 2017

President Donald Trump’s proposed plan to reform the tax code, as revealed in a one-page outline last week, would benefit...

Apr 28, 2017

How will President Trump's proposed tax plan affect your household? And how will it change the way...

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