Finance

Alumnus Aaron Myers (BS Finance ’04) attended because he is a big supporter of Arizona State University and he loves sports.

Clinical Associate Professor of Finance Geoffrey Smith and his co-author applied a rigorous test to 15 well-known market irregularities. Surprisingly, they found that five held water, bucking established economic theory.

Professor of Finance Hank Bessembinder evaluated lifetime returns to every U.S. common stock traded on the New York and American stock exchanges and the Nasdaq since 1926 to discover that only a small minority of companies provide all of the index’s excess return over cash each year.

New research by Geoffrey Smith, clinical associate professor of finance, proves there’s no such thing as the 'holiday effect,' which was thought to produce higher returns on the day before Christmas, New Year’s, and the other 10 stock market holidays.

The MS-FIN program provides greater opportunities for international students to find employment in the U.S. for up to 36 months beyond graduation.