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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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Mar 16, 2017

Gender diversity can improve a firm's performance, research shows, but consensus is fleeting as to why a lack diversity persists on corporate boards.

Mar 09, 2017

Could the activism inspired by International Women's Day, such as State Street Global Advisors' placing a statue of a young girl...

Mar 01, 2017

In conjunction with Women’s History Month, the Office of Diversity Initiatives at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has organized March 2017 as Smith Women’s Month – a month of empowerment, enlightenment and education around...

Dec 19, 2016

Wells Fargo’s recent “living will” stumble is just that, so look for the San Francisco-based company to submit a satisfactory...

Nov 29, 2016

Top government economists, plus academic experts and industry leaders recently gathered to discuss the outlook for financial markets and the economy under President-elect Donald Trump.

Nov 16, 2016

Over your lifetime, you'll earn quite a bit of money. But it might never feel like a lot, depending on how you spend, save and...

Nov 10, 2016

The question of who will be the 45th U.S. president has been answered with the upset victory of Republican Donald Trump. Now many...

Nov 03, 2016

Though polls show Hillary Clinton losing ground to Donald Trump, her advantage in the betting markets continues. Ireland-based...

Nov 01, 2016

Professors at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business placed No. 1 in the world for "faculty quality" in The Economist's 2016 full-time MBA rankings, marking the third consecutive year atop the category. Prior to the current run, the...

Sep 13, 2016

Smith School finance professor Clifford Rossi says fraud allegations against Wells Fargo represent a failure across...


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