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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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Dec 02, 2015

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is a co-host for ‘a conversation’ with Council on Foreign Relations Co-Chairman Robert Rubin at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the Gildenhorn Theatre at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center....

Nov 24, 2015

​The Robert H. Smith School of Business is partnering with the Office of Financial Research on a  challenge for research teams to link four disparate financial datasets.

Nov 10, 2015

Janet Yellen, the Fed chairwoman, has said that raising interest rates before the end of the year is "a...

Nov 05, 2015

Two massive drug companies, New York-based Pfizer and Dublin-based Allergan (maker of Botox), are discussing a merger that could...

Oct 30, 2015

Professor of Finance Russ Wermers at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business recently gave the keynote speech for the for the fourth annual Luxembourg Asset Management Summit.

Oct 29, 2015

When the stock market plunged in the first minutes of August 25, did well-intended financial regulations contribute to the...

Oct 22, 2015

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up, host Jeff Salkin visits the Smith School to discuss market volatility with Kristen Fanarakis, assistant director of the Center for Financial Policy.

Oct 21, 2015

Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ stock dive “is a gross overreaction in the market caused by charges thus far that are unsubstantiated and...

Oct 08, 2015

Europe’s biggest investment bank is bracing for a near-$7 billion third-quarter loss, and the fallout is taking shape. Deutsche...

Sep 22, 2015


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