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James Angel, a professor of finance at Georgetown University, is skeptical about Bitcoin. He noted the difficulty in determining its value, which makes its future uncertain, though the underlying technology and rival cryptocurrencies like...

An op-ed by Jim Angel, finance professor: “It is no surprise that yet another attempt to ‘repeal and replace’ or maybe just ‘repeal’ or maybe just ‘pass something so we can say we did something’ failed. None of the proposed bills came close to...

High-frequency traders want “a Goldilocks market with just the right amount of volatility,” said Jim Angel, a professor at Georgetown University in Washington. “They don’t want to see a flash crash kind of day, they want just enough of things...

Much like setting rates for public utilities, “everyone makes the case that someone else should bear the cost,” said James Angel, a Georgetown University finance professor who studies trading. “We have a very complex market structure and need a...

Duncan is trying to eliminate regulations that prevent the practice. Georgetown University professor James Angel reminds us getting rid of these regulations will have to be done locally. “Everything is regulated at the state level. And if you...

“The average person, they would say, ‘I want to pay less taxes.’ But that same person wants better roads, better airports, better air, better water. These are things that come at a cost,” said Thomas Cooke, a tax expert at Georgetown University...

“Professor Lee Pinkowitz, who taught our core finance class. I struggled a great deal with the concepts in finance, but Professor Pinkowitz was always very patient with me during his office hours and tutoring sessions. He was so invested. He...

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business tapped an insider for its open deanship. The school announced today (June 1) that Paul Almeida, deputy dean of executive education and innovation — a title made up specifically for Almeida —...

When I presented JK2 Westminster’s record of litigation to Matthew Cypher, a Georgetown University business professor who used to work for the real estate giant Invesco, he said it was highly unusual to put so much effort into pursuing former...

An op-ed by Allan Eberhart, professor of finance and the founding director of the Master of Science in Finance program: “If you’re one of the millions—yes, millions—of students graduating from a U.S. college or university this year, however,...

An op-ed by Jim Angel, associate professor of finance: “As the Republicans consider financial reform, they appear to be making the same mistake the Democrats did with the original Dodd-Frank legislation in 2010. Rather than work with the...

Students at Georgetown University were crowned with the title as being the best investment managers.

What are the dangers and opportunities of calling an "honest" product? We see the case of 'The Honest Company' with Jose Guerrero-Cusumano, associate professor of operations at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.

Apple faces stiff competition from Samsung but is in a strong enough position to weather a weaker quarter — as long as it delivers on the promise of the iPhone 8, said Thomas Cooke, a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of...

Either way, some argue that Apple’s cash hoard has far outstripped its needs. “If this a rainy-day fund, they’re saving for a millennial flood," said Lee Pinkowitz, a Georgetown University professor of finance.

“The reality is the global supply chain is very complex, as it should be — we want to have an efficient and productive global production system,” said James J. Angel, an associate professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business...

The biggest change that technology has brought to the table is the ability for companies to drill down deeper into people’s information than anybody ever expected, according to Edward Soule, a professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of...

Sandeep Dahiya, a Georgetown business school professor, called the levels of dissent "highly unusual" and predicted that some Wells Fargo directors could leave within a year due to their low support.

In lieu of bitcoin ETFs, should you consider other types of bitcoin investments?

Paul Almeida is Georgetown McDonough’s deputy dean of executive education and innovation, a role that was created for him last August because his broad responsibility is to do just that — innovate.

Investor David Einhorn is pressing General Motors Co. to create two classes of common stock that would separate its dividends from its operations, a novel proposal designed to invigorate a stock that has languished despite rising sales and...

Donald Trump's prediction in September that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates once Obama was out of office has come true, though it's not clear what he thinks about it.

Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, allow investors to put money into a lot of companies at once. Now the Securities and Exchange Commission is deciding whether to approve a new Bitcoin-back ETF, which could help legitimize the digital currency....

If you’re an active investor, then you should probably visit South Africa to conduct some thorough due diligence if you’re considering investing.

Federal law enforcement officials raided three central Illinois facilities of manufacturer Caterpillar on Thursday as part of an investigation the company said may be related to business with its Swiss subsidiary CSARL.

The specter of voter fraud hangs over our electoral process and undermines the legitimacy of our elected leaders. Partisans on one side see fraudsters cavorting with the communists under their beds. Partisans on the other side claim that there is...

Investors cheering the rise in interest rates following Trump’s election should be careful what they wish for because higher interest rates often portend higher inflation and taxes. But there are ways for investors to protect themselves.

U.S. News & World Report listed Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business 7th in its annual ranking of online graduate business degrees. This is the first year that McDonough, which now offers a blended Master of Science in Finance (MSF), was...

During a press conference Sunday, Samsung said two separate battery defects caused both the original batch of Galaxy Note 7 phones and the replacement units to overheat.

Even if you’re an index investor, there may be some investment changes you’re considering under President Trump that you shouldn’t make and some changes you’re not considering that you should make.

Thomas B. Cooke, opinion contributor to THE HILL and Teaching Professor for Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business Master of Science in Finance program shares his thoughts on what’s to come for the 115th session of Congress.

My financial goal is to be average. That’s right, I desire to be mediocre, ordinary, middling, unexciting, and pedestrian. There’s another synonym for my financial goal, however, that I wouldn’t use: uninspired, because it’s anything but. The...

The decline in regional exchanges isn’t specific to Japan, and has been going on for many decades. Almost every major commercial city in the U.S. had at least one bourse, according to James J. Angel, an associate professor at Georgetown...

A week after the momentous presidential election, corporate CEOs are taking time to manage how they will respond. “They’re clearly not as vocal, and in many cases are laying low and waiting to see what really is generated through the republican-...

With American jobs tied to international trade, corporate finance professionals are waiting to see if Trump moves on those promises made during the presidential campaign. “If he wants to create jobs, drying up international trade is not the way...

A new regulatory proposal for automatic trading may make it easier to spot illegal trading activities, but has many companies worried. If  “…some staffer looks at the source code then quits the CFTC and works for an arch competitor…[the firm] now...

Two new SEC rules aimed to help small companies attract investors will be effective 150 days after publication in the Federal Register, but, “the real issues is, how do you make sure [investors] are given enough information to monitor their...

Some funds are more expensive to manage. If you get funds that do more asset balancing as the child ages, those are more expensive to run, and they’re going to have a higher fee,” says Dr. James J. Angel, Georgetown University’s personal finance...

As a two-year experiment meant to spur volume in small-cap stocks kicks off, traders raise concerns over mandated reporting they say could reveal propriety strategies. James Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University in Washington says...

Georgetown University has a team of graduate students participating in the Peeptrade University Challenge, managing competing portfolios with a start of $10k. Its team will focus on a hybrid approach that, “…will involve a split between value and...

The challenge is on! Peeptrade, a social platform for investors, launched a recent competition amongst 10 top business schools to determine who actually produces the best money managers. A panel of judges consisting of hedge fund managers, asset...

The 2008 market meltdown brought a lowered tolerance for risk and stricter compliance regulations and accounting controls to the finance industry, increasing the demand for highly-skilled and extremely ethical professionals. “There are some...

The Apple ruling to pay an estimated $14.5 billion in back taxes adds more pressure to the U.S. to overhaul its tax system. “Every global company that is exposed to EU taxes in individual nations now has to look back and ask whether any of their...

Alan Eberhart, professor of finance at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and director of the Master of Science in Finance program applauds John Oliver’s, “Last Week Tonight’s” show for making a boring topic engaging among so...

Allan Eberhart, Director of Georgetown’s MSF program, does not advise buying a ticket. But if you do, and happen to win, he has some sound advice for you.

By Dian Schaffhauser
02/04/16

A degree program at Georgetown University has evolved from being completely online to bringing together students virtually and in-person. Courses for the Master of Science in Finance at the McDonough...

Washington, D.C. – Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) has been named by BestColleges.com as the number one program for their annual The 25 Best Online Master’s Degrees in Finance list for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Washington, D.C. – Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has been ranked as the No. 1 undergraduate school for Investment Bankers and No. 3 for Finance Professionals by LinkedIn. Bolstered by the recent launch of the online Master...

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June 19, 2013 

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