The Rise in Four-figure Car Loan Payments Could Mean a Recession Is Coming
In the fourth quarter of last year, the number of Americans paying $1,000 a month or more for a vehicle hit a record high of 15.7%.
Making It Everyone’s Business
In May, National Student Clearinghouse reported that 662,000 fewer students enrolled in undergraduate programs in spring 2022 than a year earlier, a decline of 4.7%. But first-time, first-year enrollment increased by 4.2% in the same period. Why the overall decline yet increase in first-year enrollment?
Gas Prices Are Going Down, While Food Prices Soar, Why?
We’re getting some relief at the gas pump, but having to dig deeper in our pockets to pay for groceries. The price of eggs is up about 40 percent since this time last year. We’re paying 20 percent more for milk, bread and a staple in many Americans’ diet - chicken.
The Way Forward
From the earliest weeks of the pandemic, Maryland Smith’s Nicole Coomber was noticing a worrying trend. Upwardly mobile professionals across her social media networks were opting to step back from their careers, overwhelmed by the new demands of their work lives and home lives.
Overconfident Investors Are Creating Momentum. Here’s How To Capitalize On It.
Every investor is chasing the answer to one question: When should I buy stocks and when should I sell them? It’s the elusive formula for timing the market. Now new research from Maryland Smith’s Albert S. “Pete” Kyle shows how markets gain momentum and how investors can make better decisions based on it. “Investors want to buy the stock that’s going to go up, and they want to sell the stock that’s going to go down,” says Kyle, the Charles E. Smith Professor of Finance.
2019 Summer Reading List
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – 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. The 2019 edition covers history, politics, leadership and even strategies for staying focused in a volatile, fast-paced world. Deep Work By Cal Newport
Maryland Smith’s Kyle Wins Top Economics Award
Albert “Pete” Kyle, the Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been named 2018 recipient of the prestigious CME Group-MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications for his landmark contributions to the theory of economics and market structure.
Finance Professor Albert Kyle Wins Award for Research
Research co-authored by Albert S. “Pete” Kyle, the Charles E. Smith Chair Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, won a Special Distinction Award as part of the 2018 Harry M.
Trump’s Tax Reform Plan Under the Microscope
SMITH BRAIN TRUST — How will President Donald Trump's proposed tax plan affect your household? Today in Smith Brain Trust, Albert "Pete" Kyle, Charles E.