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Making sense of dollars: Understanding market efficiency

Finances can be confusing; even something as simple as saving money can give people trouble. When it comes to the stock market and investing, things can get even more unclear. Dr. Susan J. Crain, professor of finance at Missouri State University, spent a semester-long sabbatical researching the transparency of stocks, derivatives and financial statements to […]

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Students receive Pepsi-Cola scholarship

Six undergraduate students at Missouri State University recently received recognition for their commitment to the university’s public affairs mission. Each student was awarded a Pepsi-Cola Public Affairs Scholarship in the amount of $1,250. The students were selected based on their involvement in public affairs activities and voluntary service both on and off campus.

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Honors organization wins big at regional competition

Earlier last month, members of Missouri State University’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi received high honors at the Missouri Valley Regional Best Practices Competition in Omaha, Nebraska. Beta Alphi Psi (BAP) is an international honors organization for finance students and professionals. The organization has over 300 chapters on various college and university campuses and hosts […]

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Examining standards for social responsibility

Have you seen products that claim to be “eco-friendly” or have “50 percent more recycled material?” How about businesses that claim to be socially responsible? Most importantly, how do you know if you can trust these claims? Dr. Carol J. Miller, distinguished professor of business law in the finance and general business department at Missouri State University, has a unique interest in answering this question.

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Beta Alpha Psi students win at national competition

Members of Missouri State University’s Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), an international honors organization for students of accounting, finance, and computer information systems, won first place in the best practices competition at a national meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earlier this month. College of Business students Brandon Smith, Elizabeth Sivill, Clint Caselman, Zachary Buxton and Tanner Courtney […]

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