Tagged: Mark Williams

Warren Buffett to invest $5 billion in Bank of America

Shares of Bank of America immediately jumped 13 percent after the announcement that Berkshire Hathaway, owned by Warren Buffett, will invest $5 billion in BofA. Cornelius Hurley, director of BU’s Center for Finance, Policy & Law and Mark Williams, master lecturer in finance at BU’s School of Management, are available to offer commentary, analysis and […]

Bank of America to sell Canadian, European credit card business

Bank of America has announced it plans to sell its Canadian credit card business to TD Bank Group, as well as its European credit card business. Boston University master lecturer Mark Williams is an expert on risk management and teaches finance at the BU School of Management. A former Federal Reserve Bank examiner, he’s the […]

Weekly roundup of quotes by BU experts: July 31 – August 5

Below is a sampling of quotes by Boston University experts for July 31 – August 5: Egypt proving to be a leader in digitally preserving culture (Investor’s Business Daily): “Since the advent of the Internet, the Egyptian government has been doing an admirable job in preserving the ancient archaeological heritage.” Farouk El-Baz, Director, Center for […]

Mark Williams on Fox Business: Reaction to Bernanke news conference

Contact Mark Williams, 617-358-2789, williams@bu.edu

Gold bubble will not last

Mark Williams is Executive-in-residence/Master Lecturer in Finance and Economics at Boston University’s School of Management. He is a risk management expert and a former Federal Reserve Bank examiner. He is also the author of “Uncontrolled Risk: The Lessons of Lehman Brothers and how Systemic Risk can still bring down the World Financial System.” He offers […]

Mark Williams: Impact of rising gas prices on businesses

Mark Williams, Master Lecturer and Executive-in-Residence at Boston University’s School of Management, discusses how rising oil and gas prices impact industries and businesses including travel, transportation, and gas stations themselves. This is the first installment of a continuing series on gas prices.

Mark Williams on Bloomberg TV: Fed transparency

  Contact Mark Williams, 617-358-2789, williams@bu.edu

Mark Williams on Fox Business News: The future of nuclear energy in the wake of Japan’s earthquake

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Experts available to discuss rising oil prices

The New York Times reports that the continuing political unrest in the Middle East, and Libya in particular, has seen a rise in oil prices. The following Boston Univesity experts are available to offer commentary, analysis and insight on the impact of rising oil prices to the U.S. economy and gas prices. Mark Williams, Executive-in […]

Experts available to discuss State of the Union address

The following Boston University professors are available to give expert commentary and analysis on President Obama’s State of the Union address. All are regular contributors to PoliticoArena. Tom Whalen, Associate professor, Social Sciences; Expert on Modern American politics and culture, American foreign policy, and the American presidency. Contact 617-353-4785, tjw64@bu.edu       Tom Fiedler, Dean […]