Mar. 28, 2019—Robert Whaley, Valere Blair Potter Professor of Finance at the Owen Graduate School of Management, is Vanderbilt’s winner of the 2019 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.
30th anniversary of Vanderbilt finance conference explores the rise—and risks—of exchange-traded products
May. 10, 2018—As index funds and other financial tools gain in popularity, finance scholars and industry professionals are starting to ask if they may include hidden risks for investors.
Jan. 23, 2015—Many investment companies earn revenue through securities lending without necessarily looping in the customers whose money is used to fund the investments, Vanderbilt researchers say.
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.
Oct. 18, 2013—Owen Graduate School of Management Professor Bob Whaley guarantees that an increasingly popular investment product that tracks the volatility of financial markets will lose money over the long term.
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.
Aug. 4, 2013—Fifteen years ago, Bob Whaley and his wife, Sondra, MBA’82, visited Ireland and fell in love with the people, food, countryside and culture. Over the years, they have returned numerous times to visit, but going back just wasn’t enough. So they decided to bring a bit of Ireland to Tennessee.
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.