Practical analysis for investment professionals

Canadian ETFs: Capturing Investors’ Mind Space

Where are exchange-traded funds (ETFs) headed in Canada and around the world? Peter Haynes, CFA, weighs in.

Should RIAs Change Their Business Model?

Recent market bullishness could be masking unfavorable longer-term trends for registered investment advisers (RIAs).

Weekend Reads for Investors: Slight Hangover Edition

Jason Voss, CFA, shares stories about artificial intelligence (AI) hype, the mathematics of causation, and a real Transformer, among other topics.

Effective ESG Investing: An Interview with Andrew Parry

"Integrating ESG certainly does not harm and, in fact, is additive to value generation," says Andrew Parry of Hermes Investment Management.

The Kelly Criterion: You Don’t Know the Half of It

Much of what you think you know about the Kelly criterion is wrong, writes Alon Bochman, CFA.

Book Review: Keeping Your Dividend Edge

In Keeping Your Dividend Edge, Todd Wenning, CFA, describes the new market environment that necessitates a revised approach for selecting and monitoring dividend-paying stocks.

In Practice Summary: Reassessing the Drivers of Commodity Futures Returns

What is the effect on portfolio returns when the commodity futures market as a whole is in backwardation or contango during recessions and during unexpected inflation?

Cryptocurrencies: What Is Blockchain?

What is blockchain technology? How does it work? And how does it generate economic value?

Daniel Kahneman: Four Keys to Better Decision Making

"Regret is probably the greatest enemy of good decision making in personal finance," Daniel Kahneman says.

Eight Charts: India Ascendant

India’s economy will experience the ordinary progress of a century over the next decade.



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