Author Archives: Mark Harrison, CFA

Mark Harrison, CFA, was director of journal publications at CFA Institute, where he supported a suite of member publications, including the Financial Analysts Journal, In Practice summaries, and CFA Digest. He has more than 12 years of investment experience as a portfolio manager and securities analyst. Harrison is a graduate of the University of Oxford.

Bank for International Settlements’ Cecchetti Lays Out Case for Basel III, Calls for Greater Investor Vigilance

The economist defended provisions that tighten capital and liquidity requirements against criticisms from bankers that the rules are curbing lending and holding back economic recovery. Read More

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“We are Looking Straight into the Face of a Great Depression,” says Simon Johnson

The former IMF Chief Economist sees everywhere an unjustified deference towards the big banks and an aversion to doing anything that would be contrary to their interests. Read More

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