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New assistant professor Weiling Liu wants to know why insurance and banking markets expand and contract. The answer could help consumers protect their own financial stability.

A new study co-authored by Yakov Bart, an associate professor of marketing at Northeastern, finds that first-time investors are failing to diversify their assets, and thus putting themselves at greater financial risk. These investors may be better off, he says, picking stocks at random instead.

Julia McCarthy, DMSB’20, who co-founded Disrupt – The FinTech Initiative, is hoping that the student group will serve as a collaborative space for students to investigate and pursue startup ideas in the emerging field of financial technology.

Here’s what two Northeastern students found.

Molly Beck, DMSB’09, is the founder of Messy, a podcast creation and directory site startup, and author of REACH OUT, a social media and community-building guidebook. Beck reflects on her experiences at D’Amore-Mckim including co-ops, clubs, and finding her voice on her first blog, which led to her future book deal.

Jeffery Born, David Myers, and Will Clark, DMSB’17, recently released a study that examines the potential impact of President Trump’s tweets on company stock and public standing.

In the following post, D’Amore-McKim School of Business Professor Jeffery Born answers questions about his recent research that examines the impact that tweets from President Donald Trump have on a Semi-Strong Form (SSF) Efficient Market.

Professor Jeffery Born answers questions about his recent research that examines the impact that tweets from President Donald Trump have on a Semi-Strong Form (SSF) Efficient Market.

The popular social media platform Snap Inc., parent company of Snapchat, recently went public, selling 200 million shares resulting in a $3.4 billion net gain. Since going public, stock in the company has fallen, leading some to question its long-term viability. D’Amore-McKim assistant professor Kuncheng Zheng weighs in on the change and Snapchat’s future.