Finance

Mark Williams on His New Book: Exploring the Lessons of Lehman Brothers

  The Lessons of Lehman Brothers and How Systemic Risk Can Still Bring Down the World Financial System This spring, a new book by Mark T. Williams hit shelves, titled Uncontrolled Risk: The Lessons of Lehman Brothers and How Systemic Risk... More

Video: Mark Williams on the Billion Dollar “Fat Finger” Error

Video: Mark Williams on the Billion Dollar “Fat Finger” Error

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Boston University Undergraduate Team Rivals Top MBAs in New England CFA Research Challenge

Competing against MBAs from MIT, Harvard, BC, Babson and More Upon the heels of last year’s victory, Boston University School of Management’s undergraduate team made it to the finals in the Fourth Annual Investment Research Challenge sponsored by The Boston Security... More

Investors Need to Know Truth About Risk, Zvi Bodie Writes in Investment News

With co-author Richard Fullmer, Bodie responds to SEC's new education Web site   World-renowned investment scholar Zvi Bodie, the Norman and Adele Barron Professor of Management at Boston University, has published an article in Investment News reiterating his long-held theory that investors... More

Zvi Bodie on Video in Singapore: Lecture on Life-Cycle Investment Products

  On Tuesday, December 8, 2009, world-renowned retirement-investment expert Zvi Bodie, the Norman and Adele Barron Professor of Management at Boston University, gave a public lecture at the National University of Singapore. Watch the video of his talk, The Next Generation of... More

Mark Williams Talks to Bloomberg about Washington’s Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

In this video, Bloomberg's Lori Rothman and Mark Crumpton interview Mark T. Williams about his new book, Uncontrolled Risk: The Lessons of Lehman Brothers and How Systemic Risk Can Still Bring Down the World Financial System, and its relevance to recent hearings... More

Globe & Mail asks M. Williams about SocGen’s risk management–and $7.2 billion loss

For their article on rouge trader Jerome Kerviel and the scandal he unleashed at French bank Société Générale, Canada’s Globe & Mail seeks insight on risk management from Mark Williams, executive-in-residence at Boston University School of Management’s Finance &... More

M. Williams writes for Forbes about subprime mortgage morass

  Boston University School of Management’s Mark Williams, executive-in-residence in finance and economics and MBA Program alumnus (GSM '93), writes about the country’s subprime mortgage crisis for the Commentary section of Forbes magazine.  He argues: Subprime Market Debacle There are clear lessons to be... More

Media across nation turn to M. Williams for insight on Bear Stearns, the Fed, & Lehman

At stake is "erosion of confidence in the financial system," Williams claims   For their coverage today of Bear Stearns’s buyout, the Fed’s response to it, and the wider market implications of both, Bloomberg, CNNMoney.com, and Dow Jones Newswires' Marketwatch seek extensive... More

Mark Williams writes for American Banker on subprime market meltdown

  American Banker magazine publishes the following commentary from Mark Williams, Boston University School of Management executive-in-residence in finance and economics, and MBA Program alumnus (GSM '93). Viewpoint: Risk Control Winners and Losers As the subprime market meltdown reverberates throughout the financial system, record... More