The Center for Financial Policy (CFP) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business presents “Real Economy Portfolio: The Market Risk Premium as a Source of Alpha” – a free, online discussion examining factors underlying a disconnect between the stock market and the economy – at 8 p.m. EST Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.

Part of the CFP-hosted UBS Quant Insight Series 2021, the discussion involves Bank of America Professor of Finance and CFP Director Russell Wermers and Gerald Garvey, head of Asia-Pacific Research and co-head of Global Research Blackrock Systematic Active Equity.

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