Xiaomin Guo

Xiaomin Guo

Associate Professor of Instruction
Campus: St. Petersburg
Room: LPH 443
Phone: 727-873-4264

Xiaomin Guo is an associate professor of instruction in the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance in St. Petersburg. A former professional percussionist who has played the dulcimer, snare drum and more in concert performances in Shanghai, also explores economics, finance and statistics in her courses at USF.

Her research has been published in the Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, the International Journal of Economics and Finance, and International Business Research, to name a few. While teaching at Pacific University in Oregon, she coached a team of students into the finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge. Guo currently manages the Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Center at USF.

She earned a PhD and a master's degree from the University of Delaware.


  • Guo, X. (2018). On the risk measures of real estate assets. Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, 8(1), 27-34.
  • Guo, X. (2016). Modelling discretionary: The development of automated financial service industry. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 8(12), 44-49.
  • Guo, X., Zhong, L. & Dong, H. (2015). Rho has no role: Correlation coefficient instability and no-asymptotic simulation volatility. Universal Journal of Accounting and Finance, 3(1), 9-15.
  • Guo, X. (2015). Should investors trust equity analysts?. International Journal of Business Analytics, 2(2), 45-61.
  • Dong, H. & Guo, X. (2014). The interaction between market sentiments in the U.S. financial market and global equity market. International Business Research, 8(1), 1-13.

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  • Guo, X. (2014). Optimal manager compensation: A multi-generation dynamic decision model. International Journal of Decision Science, 5(2),
  • Guo, X. (2014). Expensive goods, inexpensive equities: An explanation of IPO hot time and market condition perspective. Journal of International Business and Economics, 2(3), 43-55.