The oil price decline over the past six months -– “the equivalent of a large tax cut for consumers” –- is boosting the value of companies that produce consumer products, says Smith Professor David Kass. He says consumer stocks are helped when factoring in the U.S. economy’s recovery and the unemployment rate decline. He recently commented for U.S. News and World Report and listed five stocks worth looking at for 2015. Read more...
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with David Kass to talk about investing and how to figure out a strategy that works for you.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Finance experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to expand on their comments, below, covering tax policy and investing implications from the Burger King-Tim Hortons merger.
Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance David Kass has published detailed notes from the 2014 Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting.
For a fifth consecutive year, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance David Kass led students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting.
Finance students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business shared a virtual platform on May 5, 2014, with two of the most successful individuals in business.
The setting was Omaha, Neb., where Fox Business Network conducted an hourlong Warren Buffett interview to culminate its coverage of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting. Microsoft cofounder and Berkshire shareholder Bill Gates joined the conversation in the studio, while about 35 Smith undergraduates participated remotely from a University of Maryland classroom.
Watch the Fox Business Network from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, May 5, as students representing the Robert H. Smith School of Business participate in a live interview with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.
More than 40 Smith finance majors will appear, remotely, from a Van Munching classroom. One of the students will pose a question to Buffett during an interview that wraps up the network’s coverage of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting in Omaha.
Hot Topic Alert: March 14, 2014
Attention: Finance reporters and editors
Responding to the reported U.S. attorney's office criminal probe into General Motors’ timing and handling of an ignition switch recall, David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business says: