Category Archives: Risk Management

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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The Middle Office Strikes Back

Spectacular advances in computer-processing power, visualization methodologies, and other innovative techniques are now eroding boundaries among risk, performance, and investment decision-making professionals. Read More

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Fresh Perspectives for European Investors: Currency, Asset Allocation, and Risk Management

Selections from CFA Institute Conference Proceedings for investment professionals ready to challenge their investment processes, practices, and mindsets. Read More

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The Fallibility of Efficient Markets Theory

Paul Woolley, a senior fellow at the London School of Economic and Political Science, neatly made the case that it’s long past time for professional investors to set aside the Efficient Market Hypothesis as the basis of most asset management strategies. Read More

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Yves Mersch: Europe’s Banking Union Can Tackle the “Doom Loop”

Yves Mersch, executive board member of the European Central Bank, says a banking union is central to a functional Eurozone — threats from southern European banks are unlikely. 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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