Practical analysis for investment professionals
Hiring and Firing Portfolio Managers: Process and Outcomes

Evaluating good investment performance is not just tabulating outcomes, says Robert G. Hagstrom, CFA.

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Investment Management: FAQs and Answers

When it comes to big data and artificial intelligence (AI) in the investment management industry, some people anticipate a rosy future with various new sources of alpha. Others worry about the jobs that might be lost to machines through process automation.

Building Investor Resilience in a Downturn

Building resilience in a downturn requires all investors to assess the quality of the recessionary environment and to understand the risks they bear and their capacity to bear them.

ESG Investing: Too Good to Be True?

The notion that companies that care about the environment, look after their employees, and exhibit good governance outperform is likely a mirage, says Nicolas Rabener.

The Intangible Valuation Renaissance: Five Methods

Intangible assets are increasingly critical to corporate value, and new valuation methods need to be deployed to accurately calculate their worth.

Best Does Not Mean Optimal

You are not acting in the client’s best interest if you build them a portfolio that they won't stick with over the long run.

Robert J. Shiller on Bubbles, Reflexivity, and Narrative Economics

Robert J. Shiller has shown remarkable prescience over the years. And with talk of inverted yield curves, overvalued stock markets, and imminent recession, the present struck us as an opportune time to see what was on his mind.

Analyzing Mr. Market’s Sense of Priority

How do we decipher what Mr. Market's priorities are?

Adapting to Disruption: The Investment Industry’s New Normal

The challenges confronting finance today are really opportunities to bring positive change to the industry, according to a panel of experts at the 2018 CFA Institute European Investment Conference.

Top 10 Posts from 2018: Chart Crimes, Political Divides, AI, and the Skill Ratio

What Enterprising Investor articles most resonated with readers this year? The results offer an illuminating look into the forces that shaped finance in 2018.



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