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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 31, 2016

Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett’s 86th birthday on Tuesday prompted a CNBC writer to explore Buffett’s interpretation...

Aug 24, 2016

Investors fed up with a market “rigged” in favor of high-frequency traders, who use sophisticated software and algorithms to trade...

Aug 23, 2016

Executives at pharmaceutical company Mylan have come under attack for giving themselves raises while boosting the price of a lifesaving...

Aug 04, 2016

Democrats and Republicans are calling to reinstate a version of the Glass-Steagall Act, which from 1933 to 1999 separated...

Jul 19, 2016

Told big bank failure would trigger a flood of bankruptcies and economic calamity, U.S. taxpayers collectively paid billions of...

Jul 14, 2016

Starting July 6, the clock tower outside Van Munching Hall transformed into a Pokémon Go landmark — great news for Smith School...

Jun 15, 2016

“Divorces are tough,” says Smith School economist Peter Morici. But Britain nonetheless should break from the “...

Jun 01, 2016

Since the global financial crisis, “active” fund managers — stock pickers looking to beat the market — have lost ground to their “...

May 02, 2016

Leading academics, bankers and regulators gathered at the Smith School for a conference honoring the Smith School’...

Mar 28, 2016

Central bankers in Japan and the Europe Union are at their wits' end in trying to figure how to generate demand and stave off...

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