Practical analysis for investment professionals

Weekend Reads from India: Fraud, “Skin in the Game,” Nassim Taleb

The framework of investing a dollar and then earning a succession of pennies is ubiquitous. But it has limitations. A recent bank scam in India illustrates this point, writes Shreenivas Kunte, CFA.

Intelligence Training: How to Gain Insight

Insight can be mysterious. But it doesn't have to be, says Nathan Jaye, CFA. It can be learned, taught, and mastered.

Book Review: Money, Meaning, and Mindsets

The authors challenge the investment profession to rethink the way it views both clients and employees.

Six Kinds of Career Allies: Building a Personal Board of Directors

Julia VanDeren explores some of the roles career allies can play in our professional lives.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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