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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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Jun 11, 2015

Smith Undergrads’ ‘Woodstock for Capitalists’ Experience includes ‘Buffett v. Mayweather’

May 06, 2015

Smith School executive-in-residence Bill Longbrake says the Greece crisis can be viewed in the short term as a skunk at...

Apr 22, 2015

Say on Pay, which gives shareholders a nonbinding vote on executive compensation, leads companies to reduce excessive pay in certain...

Apr 16, 2015

Borrowers live or die by their FICO scores — numbers that offer a snapshot of how reliable they've been in paying back their...

Apr 15, 2015

More is better than less. “It’s not complicated,” AT&T explains in its popular television ads. Similar reasoning does not...

Mar 26, 2015

Working professionals with an interest in the Washington, D.C., region have a new source for bite-sized business insights, delivered weekly to their inboxes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Mar 25, 2015

Russ Wermers, professor of finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, will provide expertise, as an affiliate, to one of the largest economic consulting firms in North America.

Jan 15, 2015

The World Bank warns permanent stagflation faces euro-currency countries. Countering the threat, the European Central Bank (ECB) sets to unleash a round of quantitative easing (QE), which means creating money to buy financial assets, including government bonds...

Nov 05, 2014

Cliff Rossi Book Lays Out ‘Roll-Up the Sleeves Approach’ for Pros, Students

Oct 02, 2014

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) can use existing powers to reverse the government's control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – without a gridlocked Congress, said Cliff Rossi, professor of the practice in finance at the University of Maryland's Robert H...

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