Stock trading volumes in the United States have soared over the last year and much of it seems to be driven by retail investors. In a new Cornell University study researchers show that advertising is one of the most noteworthy influences behind retail stock investing.
While companies incorporate in tax havens to reduce their tax burden and improve their bottom lines, a recent study finds investors are leery of the risks associated with tax havens.
What does the future of investing look like? While unemployment ballooned and the global economy collapsed in the months following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, an odd thing happened: Wall Street surged. The stock market rose to record levels, relatively new asset classes such as cryptocurrencies headed to the moon, and individual investors had hedge fund managers reeling.
There’s been a lot going on in the world of investing, and some of the change likely is here to stay. Investing and asset management experts at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business share their thoughts.
Many experts have praised health savings accounts – commonly known as HSAs – for providing a triple tax break. Money is deposited pretax, can grow tax-free and is not taxed when it is spent, as long you as the expenses are eligible. During the pandemic, they have become an important way to save for unexpected healthcare costs. But for those graduating from college and beginning a new career, health savings accounts also can be the first key to accumulating wealth, according to a new article by Greg Geisler, clinical professor of accounting in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
There are a few trends at work with the Reddit/Gamestop short squeeze, according to Daniel McKeever, assistant professor in the School of Management at Binghamton University, State University of New York. The first is the gamification of trading on app-based…
“Buy low and sell high” says the old adage about investing in the stock market. But a relatively new type of investment fund is luring unsophisticated investors into buying when values are at their highest, resulting in losses almost immediately, a new study has found.
Students whose families talked openly about money reported feeling less stress and higher optimism when it came to money management and their future finances.
UBS Quant Insight Series 2020, co-hosted by Maryland Smith, continues with a focus on climate change as a risk-management issue for investors.
Investors who put their money in hedge funds may find that the fees are much higher than expected, a new study suggests.
Keeping on a careful and steady path is the wisest approach to personal money management during the uncertainties of the COVID-19 crisis, says Associate Professor Yuval Bar-Or of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
As CEO of global asset management firm Research Affiliates, Katrina Sherrerd (Ph.D. ’87) is leading the influential financial services firm through a period of deep global uncertainty, as world financial markets continue to show great volatility amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Successful entrepreneurs are good storytellers. But sometimes the story is more fiction than nonfiction. Maryland Smith expert Brent Goldfarb explains the evolution and implications of Luckin Coffee’s fictionalized narrative.
Experts from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to speak about wide range of business and economics topics related to the coronavirus pandemic. This will be updated. Contact them directly or via Greg Muraski…
Thomas Shohfi, an assistant professor at the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, advises young investors through the RPI James Student Managed Investment Fund — and he has advice for how young investors can maintain composure…
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After another quarter of impressive returns, Darden Capital Management’s (DCM) assets under management have hit a new milestone, surpassing $20 million at the close of 2019. The assets are managed entirely by students at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and represent an important piece of the School’s endowment.
Easy access to air travel has not only flattened the world, it also has flattened the bias toward investing locally, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.
Research finds that when one company experiences a cybersecurity breach, other companies in the same field become less attractive to investors. However, companies that are open about their cybersecurity risk management fare better than peers that aren’t.