Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business eNewsletter
Staring into the Abyss: The Current Economic Crisis
By Dr. John Watkins
It is difficult to imagine another depression. The specter of bank runs, bread lines, and mass unemployment belongs to another age. Yet, recent events warrant concern: the failure of Bear Sterns, Lehman Brothers, and Washington Mutual; the nationalization of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae; the bailout of AIG and the sale of Wachovia; the 700 billion-dollar proposal to bail out the financial sector; an eight-trillion dollar decline in stock values; the collapse in the real-estate market; General Motors on the verge of collapse.
What happened? Click here to read more.
The final results are in & Westminster WINS!
After a year-long, head-to-head battle against 20 schools, a select group of Westminster finance students have claimed the top spot in the D.A. Davidson Student Investment Competition for the 2007-08 academic year. The competition officially concluded on August 31, 2008. Click here to read more.
International Business and Micro-Finance Go Abroad