The Stock Market Is Not the Economy

To look at the major indices on the New York Stock Exchange, you might think – depending on the day – that the economy is doing OK. It's not.

Jul 30, 2020
Why Gold Prices Have Been on the Rise

The price of gold is up more than 30% year-over-year. Our expert examines what it means for investors.

Jul 28, 2020
Financial Risks This Hurricane Season

Hurricane intensity and frequency this year is likely to have significant impact on mortgage default risk. That means implications for the housing market, investors in credit risk and homeowners.

Jul 13, 2020
2020’s Midyear Stocks To Watch

David Kass’ stock picks tend to outperform the market. Here is his latest list of stocks to watch.

Jul 01, 2020
What Young People Should Know About Money

It’s different when you graduate in a pandemic era. Some things haven’t changed, however, like the personal finance advice that young professionals should follow.

Jun 30, 2020
The Downside of the Credit Score Protection Bills

When faced with an economic downturn, policymakers look to adopt measures to ensure that consumers can gain access to vital credit. But sometimes the measures have unintended consequences.

Jun 23, 2020
How the COVID-19 economic feedback loop amplified the crisis

The coronavirus is different than ones that came before. But the macroeconomic policy tools to respond to it are the same: fiscal policy and monetary policy. Here's a look at both.

Jun 12, 2020
From Physics, a Smarter Way To Trade Stocks?

New research uses methods of physics to develop a dynamic model to measure financial market liquidity and make better investment decisions.

Jun 10, 2020
Unemployment Drops, But There Are Storm Clouds Ahead

The U.S. job market rebounded in May, from the month prior. But it’s too early for unbridled optimism. Here's why.

Jun 08, 2020
Summer Reading List 2020

It's the 17th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders – your summer reading guide as recommended by Maryland Smith's faculty experts.

May 27, 2020