SMITH BRAIN TRUST – For many people, video games became a boon to help pass the time at home during the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic. But for others, grinding games helped develop a new hobby: stock trading.
Albert Pete Kyle
Albert S. (Pete) Kyle has been the Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business since 2006. He earned is B.S. degree in mathematics from Davidson College (summa cum laude, 1974), studied philosophy and economics at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar from Texas (Merton College, 1974-1976, and Nuffiled College, 1976-1977), and completed his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Chicago in 1981. He has been a professor at Princeton University (1981-1987), the University of California Berkeley (1987-1992), and Duke University (1992-2006).
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – The U.S. job market rebounded in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, suggesting that some of the tens of millions of jobs lost amid the coronavirus shutdowns are beginning to come back. But it’s too early for unbridled optimism, Maryland Smith’s Albert “Pete” Kyle tells CBS New York.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Amid news about the Covid-19 pandemic, recent volatility in financial markets and potentially devastating economic impacts, investors have been feeling pretty jittery these days.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Among the many worries brought by Covid-19 is this one: What will the pandemic mean for the future of the eurozone?
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – It’s a stat that didn’t get a lot of attention when it was released late last year. The U.S. population had expanded a mere 0.5% from the year before, its slimmest rate in a century, weighed by a steadily falling birth rate and a sharp decline in immigration.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 16th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty and staff.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – The typical economics refrain about trade wars is that there are no winners. But that’s not altogether true in the case of U.S.-China posturing.