Finance

Investing: Why Gold Appears To Be Having a Moment

Here's why investors like the yellow metal and what famed investor Warren Buffett has said about it.

Nov 11, 2019
Why Capital One Arena Likes Its Chances

Capital One Arena is wagering that it can get you more interested in sports gambling. And, according to Maryland Smith’s Steven L. Heston, that’s a fairly safe bet.

Nov 07, 2019
The Non-Terrible IPOs of 2019

It’s been a big year for IPOs, but it hasn’t been a kind one. But for all the flops and failures, there have been some highlights. Here are three.

Oct 01, 2019
Banks Are Flirting With Bonds That Burned Them Before

Big U.S. banks have begun cozying up to the business of building and selling mortgage bonds, the very securities that helped plunge them into financial crisis a decade ago. Is it time to worry?

Sep 24, 2019
Should the World’s Central Banks Think Green?

In various corners of the world, central bankers increasingly are paying attention to weather events, carbon emissions and environmentally driven finance efforts.

Sep 11, 2019
Fixing the Vague, Complex Volcker Rule

Tweaks to the Volcker Rule will help fix a regulation that is too vague, complex and burdensome, Maryland Smith finance professor Clifford Rossi says.

Aug 21, 2019
Why It’s Not Enough That Africa Grows

Growth across sub-Saharan Africa is expected to outpace global growth this year and next, and the reasons why accentuate the importance of economic diversification, says Maryland Smith’s Lemma Senbet.

Aug 15, 2019
Equifax’s Big Little Fine

“It’s a lot of money,” says Maryland Smith’s Clifford Rossi, of the nearly $700 million that credit reporting giant Equifax has agreed to pay over its massive data breach. But far more needs to be done.

Jul 24, 2019
The Gold Standard Idea Will Not Die

Some 86 years since it was effectively abandoned, the gold standard still comes up from time to time. And each time, Maryland Smith’s David Kass finds himself shaking his head.

Jul 22, 2019
A New Worry for Earnings Season?

Some analysts this earnings season are focusing less on earnings per share and are fixating on something else: Profit margins.

 

Jul 16, 2019

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