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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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Sep 10, 2015

The Smith School hosted a forum Tuesday on global market volatility, aimed at making sense of the recent tumult in international...

Sep 02, 2015

After August marked the Dow’s worst month, September opened with U.S. stocks plummeting upon fresh data showing China manufacturing...

Aug 25, 2015

What is the likelihood that the Fed will raise interest rates in September? William Longbrake, Smith School...

Aug 25, 2015

What are the risks of not raising U.S. interest rates? Kristen Fanarakis, assistant director of the Center for...

Aug 25, 2015

Even before the stock market correction that began on Friday, Smith School professor Albert “Pete” Kyle argued against...

Aug 19, 2015

Think of China like Walmart and the country’s recent currency devaluation like a price-slashing sale. “Devaluing your currency is a...

Aug 14, 2015

High-frequency traders provide a useful service but rig the system when they extract tolls from investors, Smith School professor...

Jul 29, 2015

Is "quarterly capitalism" a problem for the American economy? Hillary Clinton hopes to make the alleged short-term focus of...

Jul 28, 2015

On its face, Bank of America delegating stress test oversight to its human resources chief is a "head scratcher," Smith School professor...

Jul 01, 2015

Bill Longbrake, executive-in-residence at the Smith School's Center for Financial Policy, lays out the big issues for...

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