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Overcoming the Economic God Complex

How can economic forecasters improve when they have little incentive to do any better? Behavioral economist Tim Harford thinks financial professionals need help overcoming a God complex. Read More

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4 Lessons from Iceland for Surviving a Financial Crisis

Halla Tomasdottir cofounded Audur Capital in the year before Iceland’s massive financial crisis. She credits the survival of her firm to four key values. Read More

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Private Wealth Report Shows Surprising Results for Europe’s Investors

A recent report shows that the crisis in Europe has created opportunities for private wealth clients and the financial professionals who manage their assets. Read More

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Video: Lord Adair Turner on the “Hangover of Debt” Weakening Global Economic Recovery

Lord Adair Turner discusses how recovering from the 2008 financial crisis has continued to challenge global economies. Read More

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Checking Assumptions and Challenging Mindsets: A Crucial Investment Strategy

If we truly aim to serve clients and our societies to the full, prudence guides us to check the assumptions and challenge the mindsets we instinctively rely on. Read More

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J.P. Morgan Strategist: World More Balanced Despite Policymaker Actions, Not Because of Them

The route to recovery in Europe is so long that there will be plenty of growth opportunities to be captured by investors along the way, says David Kelly, CFA. Read More

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Don’t Sell Economic Stability to Buy Economic Growth, Warns Tomáš Sedláček

Tomáš Sedláček, chief macroeconomic strategist at CSOB Bank, believes that our problem is not lack of growth but too much of it. He stated, “It is like owning a car that explodes when it stops.” Read More

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No Country Would Benefit from Abandoning the Euro, Declares Christian de Boissieu

In the case of Greece, the French government advisor believes spreads would “rocket” and the country would be subject to a vicious cycle of devaluation and dramatic inflation. Read More

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New Survey: CFA Institute Members in Europe Weigh In On Eurozone Crisis

A poll of members in Europe captures investment practitioners’ perspectives on the threats to the single currency Read More

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