Parker Center for Investment Research

See how we’re preparing students for the future in asset management, including stock pitches, student-managed funds, and case competitions.

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Small stock trades can predict big market changes

Using a metric developed by a research team led by Maureen O’Hara, professor at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, it was determined that fractional trading is predictive of future market liquidity and volatility.

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eCornell’s Evaluating Stocks Course Furthers Cornell’s Investing Offerings

How do you learn to pick a stock in a rigorous and disciplined fashion if you are no longer enrolled in school full-time?

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An Undergraduate’s Journey in Financial Analysis

Caitlyn Walsh ’24 (CALS) reflects upon her four years at Cornell University studying investment research.

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Student perspective: Fall at the Fund

Michael Jang, MBA ‘24 shares his experience in the Cayuga Fund, the student-led investment fund.

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Adaptation and Transparency Lead Discussions at ESG Investing Research Conference

Scholars and investors shared their perspectives on ESG finance at the second Environmental, Social, and Governance Investing Conference.

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Women Gain Investing Knowledge and Insights at the Undergraduate WIN Conference

Joanne Hu ’24 (CALS) shares her experience of the 7th Undergraduate Women in Investing Conference, held at the Westin New York at Times Square.

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Climate finance takes center stage at ESG Investing Research Conference

Researchers and practitioners examined efforts to fund the abatement of biodiversity loss at the Cornell ESG Investing Research Conference.

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Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Hosts ESG Investing Conference

The conference is timely given that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has two new proposed rules targeting ESG investing.

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Parker Center Alumni Spotlight – Fahim Razzaque MBA ’08

Razzaque serves as Managing Director of Research at Fidelity Investments, where he has worked since obtaining his MBA from Johnson in 2008.