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ESG Q&A: Principles for Climate-Conscious Investment

Climate change is an issue that will have an immense impact on our lives and the financial world in the coming years. Engagement between issuers and investors on the issue is increasing as investors begin to plan for investing in a world with a lower carbon footprint.

Weekend Reads: Western Mongolia Edition

Back from Mongolia after an extraordinary journey with a family of Kazakh eagle hunters, Lauren Foster shares some of the images she captured and lessons she learned along the 150-kilometer trek.

Ethics in Practice: Different Service for Different Clients? Case for Week of 12 March: Analysis Posted!

Some clients may demand to be treated differently. But where is the line between that being all right and crossing ethical boundaries?

Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMS): Good for Retirees?

Some researchers maintain that home equity conversion mortgages (HECMs) can improve retirees' income and financial well-being.

Institutional Investor Survey Highlights Increasing Engagement

Institutional investors continue to recognize the importance of their stewardship activities working to improve companies' ESG, pay, and fiduciary practices through corporate engagement and proxy voting.

Red States, Blue States: Two Economies, One Nation

Red and blue states vary so much in their economic trajectories that they may as well be two distinct countries, writes Joachim Klement, CFA.

Why Isn’t There Any Inflation?

Published estimates suggest inflation has been nonexistent despite extended, near-zero interest rates and a near doubling of the M2 private money supply since the recession.

Portfolio Managers, Artificial Intelligence Is Coming for Your Jobs

Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming to the investment world. Given AI's superior computing power and lack of behavioral biases, some in the investment industry and academic circles believe it will come to dominate the sector.

Ethics in Practice: Is It OK to Just Quietly Fix Error in Model? Case for Week of 5 March

Practicing your ethical decision-making skills will help you be better equipped to handle dilemmas that arise in your world, especially ones that pop up unexpectedly.

Risk Is a Moving Target

To mark International Women's Day, Barbara Stewart, CFA, shares insights from her latest research study on women and risk.