Finance

Survive Thanksgiving Travel, With Tips From the Experts

Maryland Smith faculty share their best travel hacks, from traveling early to the best ways to tolerate traffic, to make your holidays easier.

Nov 15, 2018
What To Watch As Pharma Prices Take Center Stage

Pharmaceutical prices are poised to become a central issue for the next Congress, potentially forcing lawmakers to consider at least two factors that coincide with America’s higher-than-average drug prices.

Nov 14, 2018
What the Midterm Election Means for Stocks

The stock market was taking the election in stride, beginning a rally that could extend through next year. Maryland Smith's David Kass explains three reasons why.

Nov 07, 2018
Teaching Finance the Maryland Smith Way

Short-term thinking hurts companies. But finance students at Maryland Smith learn a different approach. They focus on value maximization, not profit maximization.

Nov 07, 2018
How Shareholder Primacy Wards Off Short-termism

Companies have built-in incentives to avoid short-termism. But they fall into the myopia trap when they confuse value creation with income maximization.

Nov 02, 2018
Here’s What’s Missing From the Shareholder Primacy Debate

Critics come down hard on shareholder primacy. But Maryland Smith professor Michael Faulkender says people err when they overlook risk/reward economics.

Nov 02, 2018
How Bezos Defies Tech's Biggest Myth

Industry giant Amazon started in a garage, like many of Silicon Valley's storied startups. But its founder, Jeff Bezos, did not drop out of college.

 

Oct 22, 2018
The Saving-Too-Little Myth

This isn’t another article about avocado toast, the delicious scapegoat to an entire generation’s money problems.

Oct 03, 2018
A Textbook Emerging Market Crisis? Not Exactly

The current emerging market crisis has been stirring uncertainty among investors, much like similar crises we've seen before. But Maryland Smith’s Pablo Slutzky explains why this one might be different.

Sep 19, 2018

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