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The Power of Nudges in Financial Advice

Beware the nudge: Many people do not realize this, but we often are swayed in our decision-making processes by our emotions, the methods by which products or services are marketed to us, and the context of our current situation or surroundings. Nudges strategically and effectively make use of biases and mental shortcuts to influence behaviour and decisions while preserving freedom of choice.

Option Traders and the 2020 Presidential Election

What can options tell us about expectations and positioning ahead of the 2020 US election?

Blockchain and XBRL: The Myth

Break the myth: The assumption that blockchain could replace XBRL in the production of financial information is incorrect. Blockchain is not a data standard. And XBRL is not a distributed ledger.

Roberto Campos Neto, CFA, on COVID-19, ESG, and an Inclusive Recovery

Central Bank of Brazil governor Roberto Campos Neto, CFA, discusses the monetary policy response to the COVID-19 crisis in an interview with Marg Franklin, CFA.

Marko Papic: Geopolitical Forecasting in Volatile Times

Marko Papic believes investors can prepare for geopolitical events and beat the market while they’re at it.

Who’s Afraid of Jerome Powell?

Jerome Powell, Andrew Bailey, and Christine Lagarde shouldn't keep us up at night.

Systemic Risk Council Calls for Renewed Debate on Reforms for Financial System Stability

Ahead of a webinar Wednesday, October 14, 2020, the Systemic Risk Council (SRC) today has issued a paper on further possible measures to underpin the resilience and stability of the financial system. The webinar is titled: READ MORE ›

India’s Broking Scandal and Its Aftermath Has Implications for Market Integrity and Efficiency

A brokerage scandal in India led to an immediate reform which did not go through a consultation process. The resulting rules have had a significant unintended impact on client experience, which has varied across brokerages.