Category Archives: Investment Topics

How Unconscious Bias in Our Brain Counteracts Diversity

Mental shortcuts are useful for handling information overload, but consciously structuring your decision process can make bad or ineffective outcomes less likely. Read More

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George Friedman Guides Investors through Geopolitics

George Friedman, founder and chairman of Geopolitical Futures, is acknowledged as one of the world’s most able guides of both political science and geopolitics. Read More

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The Next Stage for Robo-Advisers

Randy Cass, CFA, thinks that the legacy of robo advisors will mean dramatic changes for the investment industry’s future. Read More

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Antti Ilmanen Describes a Harsh Winter for Expected Returns

AQR’s Antti Ilmanen sees three distinct investing scenarios in the future: Slow pain, fast pain, or 2008 all over again. What are investors to do? Read More

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Brexit Britain: Heading for a Variant of the Norwegian Model?

No country has ever left the European Union, and investment professionals are wondering whether the Brexit outcome will resemble a Norway model, a Swiss model, or something else entirely. Read More

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Five Themes Shaping the Future for Financial Professionals

Virginie Maisonneuve, CFA, sees an explosive combination of forces at work on the investment industry, and has ideas for addressing them. Read More

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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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Tomas Sedlacek at the Intersection of Economic Choices and Moral Values

Tomas Sedlacek discusses economics with a view that stands between practicality and politics, at the boundary between quantitative and qualitative. Read More

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Raised Expectations, Lowered Rates of Return

Antti Ilmanen, a principal at AQR Capital Management, says everything is expensive because interest rates are at all-time lows. Read More

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Gleanings from Brexit: Recommended Links

A deeper understanding of the tensions that have driven ongoing clashes will be essential for investment professionals looking to adapt their approach to the global economy. Read More

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