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
Foreclosure Wave Ahead?

Among the newest worries to the economy in this coronavirus pandemic? A rise in mortgage delinquencies.

May 21, 2020
What Worries Warren Buffett?

He once urged investors to, 'Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful.' Here's how Buffett is investing now.

May 12, 2020
COVID-19 and African Economies

COVID-19, with its staggering economic fallout, is 'the greatest global crisis of the century,' Lemma Senbet explains, in a discussion with IMF and World Bank policy experts.

May 08, 2020
A Method for Assessing Stock-Picking Wisdom

What stocks do the smartest fund managers love, and are they worth knowing? Investors Chronicle recently posed this question and revisited a Russell Wermers co-authored study for an answer.  

May 07, 2020
Asking Warren Buffett About Share Buybacks

Sometimes buybacks are 'stupid,' and sometimes they're 'the logical thing to do.' Buffett and our expert explain why. 

May 06, 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.

Mar 25, 2020
Is the ETF Boom Stoking Market Volatility?

Do ETFs contribute to market volatility? New research may hold the answer.

Mar 18, 2020
What’s Your Personal VaR?

Managing your own investment risk like a bank can provide a way to quantify your appetite for risk under a wide range of outcomes in a consistent and easily understood manner.

Mar 17, 2020
In the Eurozone, a Familiar Worry Over a New Disease

What will the pandemic mean for the future of the eurozone? It’s a new fear with familiar echoes.

Mar 12, 2020