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The US Economy: Eight More Years of Expansion?

Where is the US economy headed?

Recent news coverage about an inverted yield curve, potential trade wars, and troubles in emerging markets have created some unease. Moreover, the current US economic recovery is now 111 months old, according to the… READ MORE ›

Ethics in Practice: Employment Disputes. Case for Week of 24 September

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

Liquid Alternatives: Alternative Enough?

How do liquid alternatives perform from a risk-and-return perspective in the context of an equity portfolio?

Accelerated Share Repurchases (ASRs): Managing EPS?

Accelerated share repurchases (ASRs) account for a growing proportion of share buybacks. So what are they and how are they used? Ahmet C. Kurt, PhD, explains.

Ethics in Practice: Trading in Mutual Funds. Case and Analysis–Week of 17 September

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

10 Rules for Marketing Alternative Funds

Unforced errors in their advertising can undermine the credibility alternative asset managers work so hard to build. These 10 guidelines can help prevent such mistakes.

The Changing Use of Structured Data: Examples from around the World

A new paper takes a deep dive into how structured data contained in regulatory filings in the form of XBRL is being consumed by investors and analysts.

Who Cares (About ESG) Wins: Asset Owners Step Up

If there were any doubt as to ESG's efficacy in portfolio management, recent efforts by some of the world's largest asset owners may finally put the question to rest.

Ethics in Practice: Issuer-Paid Research. Case and Analysis–Week of 10 September

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.