The J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities (JPMCC) New Directions in Commodities Research international symposium brought together the business community and leading academic researchers. From August 13-15, over 80 top researchers and practitioners congregated in Denver from across the world to discuss the most pressing issues facing industries with commodities exposure. Read more
Twenty years ago, the Front Range Finance Seminar was a small regional seminar held annually at CU Boulder. Over the past three years, the event has been held at the CU Denver Business School. This year the event was attended by over 40 of the top research minds in finance from around the world.
Over 175 papers were submitted from top institutions, including the University of Chicago, Stanford, Northwestern, and Duke. Read more
In the MBA program at the CU Denver Business School, students have opportunities to hear from influential business leaders. As a leading executive at a multi-billion dollar company, Nest CFO Jim Buckley was recently invited to speak about his business career and offer advice.
An unexpected path to CFO
Buckley inadvertently took a windy road to get to where he is today. Read more
Top energy industry officials and researchers gathered at the EIA 2017 Workshop on Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages on September 19 in Washington, DC. As the statistical agency of the Department of Energy, the administration promotes sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy.
Four presenters were invited to speak to officials from the White House National Security Council, US Department of Energy, the Federal Reserve Board, BP of America, and other industry leaders. Read more
Despite the common goal of wanting to pursue a challenging academic experience, every student who enters the CU Denver Business School does so for different reasons. For some, it’s about making their mark in the business world as part of a Fortune 500 company. For others, it’s about using their skill set to give back. Jason Battista, an MBA alumnus, is a perfect example of the latter. Read more
When it comes to investing for newcomers, it may not be good to come out swinging. According to new research by assistant professor of finance,Yosef Bonaparte, young investors participating in markets for the first time tend to be less risk averse, overestimating their ability to beat the market. In his interview with MarketWatch, an online finance publication, Bonaparte explained how experience with bad, market related events erodes overconfidence over time, causing experienced investors to be more risk averse than their younger counterparts. Read more