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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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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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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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Adapting to Disruptions in Asset Management

The asset management industry is “facing disruption from every point on the compass,” says Anne Richards of Aberdeen Asset Management. But there is an opportunity for the sector to mitigate these difficulties. Read More

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Is Iran the Next Frontier in Investing?

Iran is on its way to coming investable in the very near future — and much sooner than many would expect, says Charles Robertson. Read More

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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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Navigating An Experimental Economic Environment

Our generation of investors must navigate an anemic global economy that was inconceivable only a few years ago, unmoved by zero interest rates and bursts of experimental monetary policy. Mark Harrison, CFA, has identified key presentations to help professionals chart a path forward. Read More

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Economic Activism: Europe’s Struggles with Monetary and Fiscal Policy

When monetary policy is activist and fiscal policy is gridlocked, overturning decades of precedent, how can investment professionals adapt? Read More

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