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Business, finance vp post not for faint hearted

    Related Profile of Roger D. Patterson WSU’s new administrative structure 08-16-10 WSU Today – Three VP positions eliminated: Reorganization aims at economies of scale About the Office of Business and Finance Service areas  under the Office of Business and Finance About University of North Carolina Chapel Hill PULLMAN – Ongoing budget cuts, mergers and staffing […]

Emotion and finances a risky combination

John Nofsinger in College of Business Financial Markets Laboratory     “When it comes to investing money, people don’t always make rational decisions,” said John Nofsinger, associate professor in the Department of Finance and Nihoul Faculty Fellow in Finance. His viewpoint – which flies in the face of traditional investing theory – is shared by […]

Nobel laureate known for money management

Nobel Laureate William F. Sharpe will present “Equilibrium Simulation”, the 2006 Gary P. Brinson Distinguished Lecture in Finance, at 3 p.m. Friday, April 21, in Todd 276. The event is free. “Dr. Sharpe is widely considered one of the ‘founding fathers’ of modern portfolio theory,” said Rick Sias, professor of finance and the Gary P. […]