financial markets research center
Jan. 4, 2017—An international monetary expert and one of the most esteemed economic minds of the last century, J. Dewey Daane died Jan. 3 in Nashville at the age of 98.
Oct. 14, 2016—Thomas B. Walker Jr., a Vanderbilt alumnus, trustee emeritus, and generous supporter of the university's strategic growth, died Oct. 11 at his Dallas home from congestive heart failure.
May. 14, 2014—Two Nobel laureates were among the presenters at the Financial Markets Research Center’s annual conference at Vanderbilt University, which was held this year in honor of Hans Stoll of Vanderbilt.
Aug. 29, 2013—While high-frequency trading has been linked to several high-profile episodes, a new study conducted by Vanderbilt University finance professors Nicolas P.B. Bollen and Robert E. Whaley finds there has been no discernable uptick in average global market volatility correlated with the rise of high-frequency computer trading.
Feb. 11, 2013—In May 2012 Vanderbilt’s Financial Markets Research Center hosted its 25th annual spring conference. In honor of the anniversary, Professor Hans Stoll shared some thoughts with Vanderbilt Business about the FMRC’s past quarter century and where it goes from here.
Apr. 26, 2012—Are financial markets more volatile or more efficient today than 25 years ago?
Apr. 26, 2011—The passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is considered the most sweeping change to financial regulation since the Great Depression. It was created and signed into law in 2010 as a result of the recent recession, with the goal of bringing more accountability to Wall Street and big banks. On May 5-6, experts and leaders from the financial and banking industries will come to Vanderbilt University to discuss the challenges and regulatory changes surrounding implementing this massive financial regulation.
Nov. 3, 2010—New research by Vanderbilt finance professors Robert Whaley and Jacob Sagi has led to the creation of a recently launched group of Nasdaq indexes.