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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Securities lending can be a lucrative activity for mutual funds, but many mutual fund investors are unaware of the inherent risks in securities lending due to a lack of transparency. In short, securities lending describes the process whereby the managers of mutual funds and ETFs lend out shares they own in their portfolios for a short period to parties like hedge funds in exchange for a fee (like banks lending our their depositors’ funds). Of course, the investors in the fund/ETF own the

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

On February 2, 2016 Creighton University hosted a Virtual Open House for students interested in the online Master of Investment Management and Financial Analysis program. The interactive presentation was moderated by Creighton Program Manager, Kyle Goodwin and MIMFA professor

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

It’s all in the name.

That is what students and faculty thought when the former Security Analysis and Portfolio Management program was renamed the Master of Investment Management and Financial Analysis (MIMFA) program.

What precipitated the name change? Students, says Randy Jorgensen, Ph.D., CFA, director of the MIMFA program. “They have been telling us for some time that there was confusion surrounding

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Creighton Ranked No. 1 in Midwest by U.S. News & World Report

For the 13th year in a row, Creighton University has earned the No. 1 ranking for Midwest Regional Universities in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges” edition.

“The entire community at Creighton University is honored and humbled to again earn this top regional ranking,” said Provost Edward O’Connor, Ph.D. “This truly is a reflection of the University’s commitment to its

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The scholarships are sponsored in partnership with the American College of Dentists.

Omaha, Neb., May 8, 2014 -- The Dr. Cecelia L. Dows Scholarship, through the American College of Dentists Foundation, affords dental professionals interested in gaining an advanced understanding of ethics and implementing innovations in the industry an opportunity to apply for one of the 10 $1000 scholarships for Creighton University’s 3-unit graduate-