Finance

Students in the Investment Banking Industry Scholars program intern and are employed by some of the most successful financial companies, giving them a leg up on soft skills and stepping stone to their career.

In his latest research paper about futures contracts, Professor of Finance Hendrik Bessembinder tackles what he calls the 'roll yield myth.'

Associate Professor of Finance Thomas Bates researches the rationale behind the rise in the value of corporate financial holdings.

Research by Hendrik Bessembinder, finance professor and Francis J. and Mary B. Labriola Endowed Chair in Competitive Business, found that returns from long-term stock investing are positively skewed, meaning that very large returns to a few stocks pull up the average, while most stocks post modest or negative returns.

An experimental model to find out whether a bond intervention program would stabilize markets and economies in Greece, Portugal, Ireland, Italy, and Spain shows business lessons for U.S. companies.