Recent Posts from CFA Institute Enterprising Investor

What’s Your Competitive Advantage?

As investment professionals, we spend a lot of time honing our analytical skills and keeping up to date on the latest market developments. But the other role many of us play is that of a communicator, one who effectively explains to prospective clients why we will serve them well. This is a competitive business, so clients want to know what makes us different from the thousands of other investment firms out there. Read more

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Are Central Banks Losing Control?

With financial markets exhibiting some serious volatility in recent weeks, many are asking if central bankers are losing control. That’s an important question. But if they are losing control, doesn’t that imply that they have control to lose? Do central bankers actually direct the markets? Or are markets themselves the final arbiter of power? Read more

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Book Review: Brandes on Value

Brandes on Value: The Independent Investor

Well-known value investor Charles H. Brandes, CFA, presents excellent long-term insights into the field of value investing. Examining a broad array of topics that have evolved since his earlier book, Brandes’s basic advice on value investing remains the same: buy cheap with a margin of safety, avoid the herd, and think long term. Read more

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