Scranton Students Place Second at Philadelphia Investment Competition

04/06/10

     A team of five students from The University of Scranton placed second at the Investment Research Challenge competition sponsored the CFA Society of Philadelphia. The competition, held in March, challenged teams from top business schools to write an equity research report on a publicly traded company and present it to a distinguished panel of experts. A team from The University of Pennsylvania placed first. The other teams making up the five finalists represented Millersville University, St. Joseph’s University and Villanova University. Members of The University of Scranton’s team are, standing from left, Blaise Schultheis of Clarks Summit; Fred Fuchs of Whitehouse Station, N.J.; John Walker of Waverly; Tom Prokop of Lansdale; and Mike Dwier of Voorhees, N.J. Seated from left are Michael Mensah, Ph.D., dean of the Kania School of Management; and faculty advisors Xuewu Wang, Ph.D., assistant professor of finance; and Murli Rajan, Ph.D., associate professor of finance. 

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