Posts for Finance

Insight from Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers: Global Perspectives Speaker

By Jeffrey Coburn—On September 27, 2016, the Federal Reserve of Dallas, Texas, held its Global Perspectives Speaker Series, featuring Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers. I was interested in going to the event because I want to learn more about

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How to Succeed in the Cameron School of Business: An Insider’s Scoop

Whether a student is a first generation college student or comes from a long line of college graduates, college can be a new world of experiences and challenges for students.  Many times students aren’t aware of the skills, behaviors, and

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15 Days in Cuba: A Unique Study Abroad Experience

By Barbara Bordon –After the relaxing of the US embargo to Cuba in 2016, the island has received a considerable number of US travelers. The University of St. Thomas organized a study abroad trip to Cuba in August, and there

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Study Abroad: My Experience in Europe

By Tracy Nguyen—I always knew I wanted to study abroad during my graduate career. I applied and was accepted to be a part of the University of St. Thomas European study abroad and was extremely elated to find out that

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Finding the Perfect Career for Me

By Lan Nguyen —Many of us can remember playing the popular app, Tiny Towers. With more than 10 million downloads, its users would create their own buildings by adding a variety of floors (e.g. living spaces, restaurants, retail stores, etc.).

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Seek Personal Fulfillment First: Money Will Follow

By Cameron Coffey–Manuel Aguilar’s advice for success to job seekers and young professionals is to seek personal fulfillment first. Sometimes fresh graduates, business majors in particular, tend to value the starting salary of a given job opportunity more than other,

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ACG Competiton: CSB Finance Students are Victorious

Cameron School of Business (CSB) students from The University of St. Thomas participated for the first year in the 2016 ACG competition held in Houston, Texas. The team of finance students was lead and coached by Dr. Debby Su, Assistant

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Procrastination and Earning Announcements

By Dr. Debby (Chih-Huei) Su—Procrastination is prevalent in human nature. Psychologists have conducted tons of surveys, experiments and research, looking for causes and cures for procrastination. Commonly mentioned causes of procrastination include, but are not limited to, the following: lack

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Puerto Rico: Is it America’s Greece? (Part I)

By Dr. Pierre Canac—This is a two-part blog; the second part will appear next week. I usually write about international economics; however, this time I will let the reader decide whether this is what I am doing in this post.

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Behavioral Finance:Two Cases of Stock Price Manipulation

By Nguyen Nguyen–On November 6th, the financial world was flooded with news of the indictment of a man using Twitter to manipulate stock market prices. It rang the bells of behavioral finance: noise trading, overreaction, and psychological biases. It is

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