Finance Professor & Author
Jeremy Siegel is the Russell E. Palmer Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Columbia University in 1967, received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1971, and spent one year as a National Science Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University. Prof. Siegel taught for four years at the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago before joining the Wharton faculty in 1976. Read More >
Are Stocks Still Right for the Long Run?
The notion that falling stocks are penance for an economy built on indebtedness is overblown. There is nothing intrinsic in the world economy that has lost its productivity. In this speech, Prof. Jeremy Siegel, a renowned professor of finance at the Wharton School and a regular commentator for major financial publications, diagnoses the causes of the current crisis and encourages investors to take heart. Called the “Wizard of Wharton” and one of the world’s keenest financial minds, Siegel has an unshakable belief that brighter days are ahead for Wall Street. He shares his incredible insights on today’s latest financial news and what is ahead for not only Wall Street, but for investors and business.
As the global marketplace blossoms into a reality, investors need to understand its perils and pitfalls. Is Asia becoming an economic powerhouse, or merely a paper tiger? How do quickly growing countries trap investors into poor returns? Jeremy Siegel gives an overview of what lies ahead for international investors as the borderless economy begins to emerge.
Given the current market, doubt in the soundness of the stock market has crept in among investors. Jeremy Siegel takes a critical look at current and future earnings of the S&P 500 Index and reviews historical returns and what investors should expect from their investments today.
How should we value stocks in today's market? What level of PE can current companies justify? Jeremy Siegel examines warranted price-to-earnings ratios by looking back at the original Nifty-Fifty.