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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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Book Review: Advanced Equity Derivatives

Advanced Equity Derivatives: Volatility and Correlation

Sébastien Bossu reviews important concepts and recent developments in option pricing and modeling, including the latest generation of equity derivatives: volatility and correlation derivatives. Readers should have some familiarity with basic equity derivatives pricing and advanced mathematics because this book references the Black–Scholes model and other formulas for exotics. Read more

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Drivers of Value

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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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Equity Investments

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Future States

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Effective Salary Negotiation

The endgame of salary negotiation is a fair arrangement with your employer where the terms of your employment — the work you will do, the goals you will accomplish, the metrics that define success, and the way you will be compensated — set you up for long-term achievement. So how do you get 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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Weekend Reads for Investors: Family Businesses, Pensions, and the Gekko Effect

Weekend Reads for Investors: Family Businesses, Pensions, and the Gekko Effect

Most studies of the impact of family ownership indicate that, on balance, family control is a good thing for stockholders. Family-controlled firms typically maintain a long-term perspective and strong balance sheets, and boast corporate cultures that have won the admiration of Warren Buffett. Credit Suisse has added to the body of research on family-controlled firms with the recent release of The Family Business Model, a global study which sought to better understand why family-run businesses outperform. Read more

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