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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, 2016

Does the stock market encourage corporate conformity? Yes, according to new research from the Smith School. Managers have an...

Mar 03, 2016

The debate over whether Great Britain should exit the E.U. — to "Brexit" or not to "Brexit"? — is rippling outward from...

Feb 25, 2016

Smith School professor Clifford Rossi had a front-row seat at the 2008 financial crisis, the subject of the film "...

Feb 01, 2016

U.S corporations are sitting on some $3 trillion in cash, which some commentators view as an economic mystery. Why aren't...

Jan 21, 2016

Several Republican presidential candidates have endorsed — or said they'd consider — putting America back on the gold...

Jan 21, 2016

The stock market has already fallen 9 percent in the new year, but worries about a full-blown economic crisis are alarmist, a Smith School expert argues.

Jan 20, 2016

Multinational American companies with significant operations in countries with low corporate taxes take on less debt than...

Jan 11, 2016

In Switzerland, some customers are watching their bank accounts shrink each month, even if they don't make any...

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...

Dec 16, 2015

The proposed DuPont-Dow merger would temporarily combine two of the world’s chemical behemoths, followed by a three-way split....

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