Category Archives: Speakers

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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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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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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How Do You Define Yourself?

Frederic P. Lebel, CFA, discusses how CFA Institute approaches the objective of making its members feel proud and recognized for being charterholders. 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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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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What Can You Change For The Better?

The profession of investment management has developed through an iterative process that adapts approaches for new models, new mindsets, and new markets. Read More

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Registration Open: 2016 European Investment Conference

Registration is now open for the 2016 European Investment Conference, held in Amsterdam on 7–8 November. Read More

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