Smith Brain Trust

What Investors Can Learn as Luckin Loses Its Buzz

Successful entrepreneurs are good storytellers. Sometimes, their stories are more fiction than non-fiction.

Friday, April 3, 2020
Looking Under the Hood of Tesla’s Valuation

How do you make sense of Tesla? It’s a Wall Street darling, but with fairly puzzling fundamentals. Here's what our 'Bubbles and Crashes' experts had to say.

Thursday, April 2, 2020
The Marketing Messages Brands Must Adopt Now

With brands flooding our email inboxes with their statements about the coronavirus pandemic, it didn’t take long for consumer messaging fatigue to settle in. Here's what marketers need to say, and do, now.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
The End of the Shopping Mall?

What will happen to the shopping mall when the coronavirus crisis eases, when the stay-at-home orders are lifted and non-essential businesses are able to welcome customers back?

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Build Personal Resilience During Covid-19

Your guide to better self-management, useful whether working from home, seeking a job, or managing any changes that can come with ordinary life.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
How To Be Amazing In Your Zoom Job Interview

Prepare for your virtual job interview just as you would an in-person interview. Then follow these important steps.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Coronavirus Recession

For the U.S. economy, these are dark days. Social distancing steps aimed at stemming a pandemic's spread have people and businesses closing their doors. Uncertainties and worries are high. Here is our expert's outlook.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Tax Advice for the Pandemic Era

Your tax donations, your home office, your added childcare costs. Here's the tax advice our expert is giving to his clients.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Featured Videos

Disney+ and Apple TV+ are here, and the hotly anticipated – and attractively priced – streaming services are stirring some questions in the increasingly crowded on-demand entertainment industry.

Faculty, staff and students came with notepads to learn how to properly address their Chinese colleagues on Oct. 11, 2019, at Maryland Smith.