Robert Gowen, CFA, is Head of Product Solutions at CFA Institute and oversees a team of Content Directors that contribute daily to the blog. Prior to joining CFA Institute, Mr. Gowen worked in the institutional investment industry for BB&T and Fidelity Investments. He earned a BA in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.
Donald MacKenzie gives a sociologist’s perspective on the capital markets and discusses how cultural differences within firms can create valuation discrepancies. Professor MacKenzie also discusses the role of sociology in risk management. Read more
Lombard Street Research Chief Economist Charles Dumas provides a provocative twist on the prevailing paradigm which holds that China is the growth engine of the future and the U.S. is poised for stagnation. Read more