UTM students share winning investment strategies at stock trading competition

25 Mar 2015 - 3:04pm
electronic stock board

What would you do with six weeks and $1 million? U of T Mississauga’s top commerce students shared their top tips at the recent closing ceremonies of the 2015 Undergraduate Finance Competition.

UTM professor explores impact of cellphone bill-shock warnings

25 Mar 2015 - 11:06am
wireless bill

Cellphone alerts that tell us when we’re about to exceed our usage limits can help save us money on overage fees. But when telecommunication companies introduce higher fixed fees to compensate for those lost revenues, we may not come out on top.

Those are among the key findings of a new study co-led by Matthew Osborne, an assistant professor of marketing and management at the University of Toronto Mississauga, who examined whether bill-shock warnings financially help or hurt consumers.

Take a walk with UTM Principal Deep Saini

24 Mar 2015 - 4:41am
Sneaker Squad UTM

Want a chance to chat with U of T Mississauga Principal Deep Saini? Pull on your sneakers and come out for a Sneaker Squad walk, where Professor Saini will be the featured guest on Monday, March 30.

UTM student wins Lieutenant Governor’s Award for environmental activism

19 Mar 2015 - 12:43pm
Muhammad Qureshi

A University of Toronto Mississauga student who is a passionate environmental advocate has been acknowledged with a Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award.

Winter months SAD for U.S. Treasury securities, study reveals

18 Mar 2015 - 9:28am
snowstorm and bus shelter

The best time to invest in U.S. Treasury securities may be spring, thanks to seasonal variations in investor risk tolerance linked to depression, new research says.

A team of finance researchers found that the monthly return on those securities showed an average swing of 80 basis points between October – when returns peaked – and April, when they bottomed out.