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European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Overview, Analysis, and Timeline of Major Events

Jason Voss, CFA, content director at CFA Institute, recently updated his overview and analysis of the European sovereign debt crisis which includes a comprehensive timeline of key events. Read More

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Watch Live Broadcasts from the Fifth Annual European Investment Conference Online

Select presentations from the CFA Institute Fifth Annual European Investment Conference will be broadcast live online and can be viewed as they happen, with archived footage available after the event. Read More

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Nkosana Moyo on Investment in Africa

Nkosana Moyo, executive chairman at the Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS), argues that development funds should be spent on improvements “to make an investor indifferent.” Moyo will be speaking at the Fifth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference. Read More

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Pankaj Ghemawat Questions Globalization Effects

Pankaj Ghemawat, Anselmo Rubiralta Professor of Global Strategy at IESE Business School, finds people susceptible to “globaloney,” an overestimation of the world’s interdependence. Professor Ghemawat will be speaking at the Fifth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference. Read More

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Robert C. Merton Defends Quantitative Risk Analysis

Nobel Laureate Robert C. Merton, who will be speaking at the Fifth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference in Prague, sees a need for quantitative risk analysis in the future of finance. Read More

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Anatole Kaletsky Discusses the Economic Crisis in Europe

Economist Anatole Kaletsky thinks Europe has been paralyzed by “profound misunderstandings of economics and finance.” Kaletsky will be speaking at the Fifth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference. Read More

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Tomáš Sedláček on Using Economics to Minimize Debt

Economist and author Tomáš Sedláček, who will be speaking at the Fifth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference, feels that the goal of economic policy should be to minimize debt. Read More

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Fifth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference: Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the Fifth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference, which will be held in Prague on 18–19 October 2012. Read More

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Video: Key Takeaways from the Fourth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference

With the eurozone crisis casting ever-longer shadows, Nitin Mehta, CFA, Managing Director, CFA Institute, EMEA, reflects on the major themes and timeliness of the conference in Paris. Read More

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“Miracle of Africa” Stands in Sharp Contrast to Europe and U.S.

The continent is benefitting from favorable demographics and an upward secular trend in commodity prices, says Clifford D. Mpare, the Executive Chairman and CEO of Frontline Capital Advisors Limited. Read More

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