Category Archives: Investment Topics

Changes on the Horizon for Equity Investing

Omar Selim uses self-learning quant models and big data to perform ESG analysis, and he explained to other investment professionals why they would soon need to do the same. Read More

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Innovating in Zeroes: Skype Co-Founder finds Lessons in Failure

“Success is going from failure to failure with the same enthusiasm,” says Jonas Kjellberg. Read More

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Doomsday Plans for High Yield Strategies

At the European Investment Conference, Jochen Felsenheimer of XAIA Investments explained that high yield was no place for long-only buy and hold investors. But is any investment safe from financial Armageddon? Read More

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Productive Conflicts: Advancing through Mindfulness

Using mindfulness to overcome biases and resolve conflicts can create new opportunities. Read More

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George Friedman’s Eyes Are on Germany

George Friedman will be watching how one last piece of the global financial crisis plays out very carefully. Read More

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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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