Dr. Michael T. Tucker
Professor of Finance
o: Dolan School of Business Rm 2112
SEC's 'OK' on social media taken as validation
Michael Tucker, a finance professor at Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business, says that while the SEC's announcement opens another outlet to inform investors, it is only a "big deal" if companies actually use it. "Not everyone accesses social media," Tucker said. "It is a closed environment. What makes it moot is that there will be plenty of people out there willing to pass along anything divulged on social media to the general public."
Published in Hartford Business Journal on 4/29/13
Experts: Murphy's loan deal not unusual
"I don't see anything here," said finance professor Michael Tucker of Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business. Tucker was one of a handful of individuals with banking and mortgage expertise who weighed in on the ethics charges McMahon's campaign lodged Friday against Murphy with the Office of Congressional Ethics.
Published in Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate on 9/12/12
Experts weigh in on campaign allegation
According to the McMahon campaign, the dots are that Murphy once did legal work for the bank. The bank's political action committee once gave a contribution to his campaign. And the bank got a $400 million bail out from the federal government. However, Michael Tucker, a professor of finance at the Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University, says there really aren't any dots to connect. "I don't see any 'smoking gun,' I don't see any 'gun' what-so-ever," Tucker said.
Appeared on News 8, WTNH on 9/12/12
Libor, the federal funds rate and the US prime rate: A primer
"These rates may seem obscure, but they have an actual impact," says Michael Tucker, a professor of finance at Fairfield University. Not just on you, but also your employer, your city and local businesses.
Published in CreditCards.com on 9/5/12
Congressional "self dealing" on Wall Street under attack
As for Congress, Plotkin said it might not be insider trading, but "it's wrong." That's how Fairfield University Finance Professor Michael Tucker sees it, too. "They're using access to make money... It's self dealing," Tucker said. While it might not meet the legal definition of insider trading, Tucker said some of the deals are inside activities, such as when a members of Congress gets a preview of an agency decision on a permit or license.
Published in Connecticut Post, Norwalk Citizen, Washington Investment.net, Wall Street Stock Share.com on 11/21/11