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Finance Professor: Activist Investors Take Advantage of Labor Market

Finance Professor: Activist Investors Take Advantage of Labor Market

April 22, 2014

Steve Isberg, associate professor in the Merrick School of Business, tells Buzzfeed that the recent merger deal between Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse shows how activist investors can take advantage of a weak labor market.

UB Students Featured in Baltimore Sun as 'Financial Olympians'

UB Students Featured in Baltimore Sun as 'Financial Olympians'

March 18, 2014

The Baltimore Sun featured a group of University of Baltimore students who are competing in an international contest for financial analysts.

Business Professor: Men's Clothier Deal Likely to Lead to Job Cuts

Business Professor: Men's Clothier Deal Likely to Lead to Job Cuts

March 12, 2014

In analyzing the just-anounced merger of clothing giants Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, Steve Isberg, associate professor of finance in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, says that Bank's operations in Maryland may be reduced.

Student Team from Merrick School of Business Wins Financial Investment Research Challenge

Student Team from Merrick School of Business Wins Financial Investment Research Challenge

February 27, 2014

A group of students from the Merrick School of Business successfully competed in the first round of the CFA Institute Investment Research Challenge, besting their fellow students from several universities across Maryland and in Washington, D.C., in a contest to create the most effective equity research report and presentation about an actual publicly-traded company. The group now travels to Denver, Colo., for the next round on March 18-19.

Experts Panel: 'Private Equity - Opportunities and Challenges,' March 6

Experts Panel: 'Private Equity - Opportunities and Challenges,' March 6

February 25, 2014

"Private Equity - Opportunities and Challenges," a panel discussion with industry experts, will be hosted by the University of Baltimore Investment Society on March 6.

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