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December 9, 2016
The Santa Claus Rally: Explaining Wall Street’s Christmas Cheer

The Alert Investor, Dec. 2, 2016
A couple of other factors may also be at play. In an article last year in the Journal of Financial Planning, finance professors, including Kenneth Washer of Creighton University, suggested that holiday cheer could be pushing stocks up. “Investors may be more optimistic during the Christmas holiday season, and their optimism might cause them to be bullish on stocks,” they noted.
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What Investors Need to Know About the Trump Stock Market Rally

The Hill, Dec. 7, 2016
In Invest with the Fed, co-authors including Gerald Jensen of Creighton University, document the importance of the direction of interest rates on equity returns. From 1966 through 2013, the S&P 500 returned 15.2 percent when interest rates were falling and only 5.9 percent when rates were rising.
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Creighton Athletes Put Down the Playbooks to Promote Reading Books

KETV, Dec. 9, 2016
"I come from where most of these kids come from, north Omaha. And I didn't take reading seriously, and I just wanted them to understand how serious it is and how successful somebody can be," said Justin Patton, a Creighton University basketball player.
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Mixed Choir Uses Light as Unifying Symbol of the Season

Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 8, 2016
“In looking at ways to incorporate multiple faith traditions into our programming, I kept discovering that the images of light are central to all faiths at this time of year,” said A. Barron Breland, a Creighton University faculty member who also leads the River City Mixed Chorus.
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Census Shows ‘Brain Drain’ Continues in Nebraska

Columbus Telegram, Dec. 8, 2016
"The problem with that is these individuals are the seed corn for the economy," Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said, adding that Nebraska officials would prefer to keep residents with college degrees in the state while they have families, buy homes and help drive the economy with their purchases.
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Census Shows More People with Degrees Leaving Nebraska

KIOS, Dec. 8, 2016
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says the increase in people with degrees leaving the state is likely related to the economic recovery since 2009.
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Census Shows More People with Degrees Leaving Nebraska

KLIN, Dec. 8, 2016
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says the increase in people with degrees leaving the state is likely related to the economic recovery since 2009.
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ISIS' Roots in Greeley, And One Scholar's Influence on Today's Radical Islamists

Colorado Public Radio, Dec. 7, 2016
John Calvert, a Creighton University professor of Middle East history who studies Jihadist movements around the world, wrote a biography of Qutb, and during his research, he found letters Qutb wrote about his time in Greeley. By many accounts, that time helped shape Qutb's anti-Americanism.
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Dr. Donald R. Frey: 20 Million Reasons for Obamacare

Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 8, 2016
“Of course the legislation has had problems, just like many other aspects of American health care. But to assert that a program that has brought coverage to over 20 million Americans has been ‘an unmitigated disaster’ is simply ignoring reality,” writes Dr. Donald Frey, the Dr. Ronald L. Kleeberger professor of family medicine at Creighton.
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