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Helena Morrissey on Diversity Driving Company Performance

Helena Morrissey says a diversity of perspective can improve company performance, but it must be developed internally, not imposed externally. Read More

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Paul Woolley on the Fallibility of Efficient Markets Theory

Paul Woolley of the London School of Economics will share his thoughts on the fallibility of efficient markets theory at the Sixth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference. Read More

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Registration Now Open for the Sixth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference

Registration is now open for the Sixth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference, which will be held in London on 14–15 November 2013. Read More

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Roundup: Fifth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference

Social media highlights from the flagship event in Europe for CFA Institute, convened 18–19 October 2012 in Prague, Czech Republic. Read More

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Don’t Sell Economic Stability to Buy Economic Growth, Warns Tomáš Sedláček

Tomáš Sedláček, chief macroeconomic strategist at CSOB Bank, believes that our problem is not lack of growth but too much of it. He stated, “It is like owning a car that explodes when it stops.” Read More

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How to Find Elusive Happiness at Work

Alexander Kjerulf, chief happiness officer at Woohoo Inc., argues that happiness at work is not only good for employees but also good for profitability. He believes happiness is created by focusing on results, recognition, and relationships. Read More

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Joachim Klement: How Personal Experience Can Determine Risk Preferences

Joachim Klement, chief investment officer at Wellershoff & Partners Ltd., believes individual experiences affect risk preferences and argues that investors need to recognise and account for this in portfolio management. Read More

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Pankaj Ghemawat: Globalisation or Globaloney?

Professor Ghemawat of IESE Business School argues that most people overestimate the impact of globalisation, which he calls “globaloney”. Read More

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Jan Straatman: You’re Building with the Wrong Blocks!

Jan Straatman, global CIO of Lombard Odier, believes that risk management at the portfolio level has been negligent, and a different approach with a new sense of urgency is needed to build more effective solutions. Read More

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Robert Merton: A New Approach for Macrofinancial Risks

Nobel laureate Robert C. Merton challenged traditional models used by investors to measure sovereign and financial system credit risk and instead proposes an alternative framework. Read More

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