Author Archives: Susan Hoover

Susan Hoover is the digital editor, Enterprising Investor blog, CFA Institute. Previously, she worked for McCallum & Kudravetz, PC, and the U.S. Department of the Navy in real estate and labor law. Hoover earned the CFA Institute Investment Foundations™ Certificate and holds a BA degree from Lehigh University and a JD degree from the Washington College of Law, American University.

Muhammad Yunus on Merging Charity with a Business Engine

Muhammad Yunus says that empowering entrepreneurs can create social businesses to eliminate poverty. Read More

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Overcoming the Economic God Complex

How can economic forecasters improve when they have little incentive to do any better? Behavioral economist Tim Harford thinks financial professionals need help overcoming a God complex. Read More

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4 Lessons from Iceland for Surviving a Financial Crisis

Halla Tomasdottir cofounded Audur Capital in the year before Iceland’s massive financial crisis. She credits the survival of her firm to four key values. Read More

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The Irrational Mind and Saving for the Future — How can Advisers Help?

Professor Dan Ariely believes the financial profession has an opportunity to reinvent itself, addressing cognitive biases in a way that can be beneficial for advisers and their clients. Read More

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Lord Adair Turner Cites Technology as a Driver of Inequality

The shift towards a high-tech, high-touch economy could strain real asset prices and threaten financial stability, according to Lord Adair Turner. Read More

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