Denver H. Travis Ph.D., CFA

Assistant Professor
Office: 237 Mandeville Hall
Phone: (610) 660-1670
Email: denver.travis@sju.edu


Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Education

CFA Charterholder (2009)

Ph.D. University of Kentucky (2006)

M.S. University of Kentucky (2003)

B.S. University of Kentucky (2001)

Courses Taught

FIN 610: Security Analysis

FIN 301: Investments

FIN 200: Introduction to Finance

Publications

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

“Bond ETF Arbitrage Strategies and Daily Cash Flow” with Jon A. Fulkerson and Susan D. Jordan, The Journal of Fixed Income (forthcoming)

“Are Bond ETF Investors Smart?” with Jon A. Fulkerson and Susan D. Jordan, The Journal of Fixed Income, Volume 24, Number 4, Spring 2015, Pages 60 – 83. (Abstracted in CFA Digest, Volume 45, Number 11, November 2015)

“The Waning of Information Risk in the U.S. Treasury Inflation-Protected Bond Market,” International Journal of the Academic Business World, Volume 8, Issue 1, Spring 2014, Pages 51 – 56.

“The Capital Structure Decision Applied to Grading,” Advances in Financial Education, Volume 11, 2013, Pages 62 – 69.

“A Note on Long Real Interest Rates and the Real Term Structure” with Joseph C. Smolira, Financial Decisions, Volume 25, Winter 2013, Number 2, Article 4.

“Applying Options in the Classroom: Selling Calls and Puts on Grades” with Joseph C. Smolira, Journal of Financial Education, Volume 37, Spring/Summer 2011, Number 1, Pages 43 – 54.

“LEAPS of Faith: A Trading Indicator Based on CBOE S&P 500 LEAPS Option Open Interest Information” with Rafiqul Bhuyan and Patricia A. Cheshier,  The Journal of Investing, Volume 19, Summer 2010, Number 2, Pages 85 – 94 (Abstracted in CFA Digest, Volume 40, August 2010, Number 3, Pages 38 – 40.)

“Do Long Interest Rates Ever Fall?” with Bradford D. Jordan, Susan D. Jordan, and Joseph C. Smolira, Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting, Volume 3, 2008, Pages 21 – 36.  

OTHER PUBLICATIONS 

“2010 Sacramento Banking Industry Forecast Mid-Year Update: Banks Extending Loans, Just Not to New Borrowers” with Jonathan E. Lederer, Sacramento Business Review, 2010, Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 12 – 17.

“2010 Sacramento Banking Industry Forecast: Will the Capital Region’s Banks Have Enough Capital?” with Jonathan E. Lederer, Sacramento Business Review, 2010, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 24 – 37.

“2009 Energy Outlook Mid-Year Update: ‘Green Shoots’ for Green-Energy Firms?” with Jonathan E. Lederer, Sacramento Business Review, 2009, Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 10 – 12.

“2009 Energy Outlook: Greenbacks May Be the Most Valuable Commodity for Green Energy Firms” with Jonathan E. Lederer, Sacramento Business Review, 2009, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 26 – 37.

 

Research

Investments, Fixed Income Securities, Derivative Securities, Exchange-Traded Funds, Financial Modeling, Financial Education