Practical analysis for investment professionals
21 June 2012

Eugene Fama: Perspectives on Financial Research (Podcast)

Posted In: Philosophy

Eugene F. Fama argues that the central consequences of the financial crisis are increased moral hazard, ineffective new regulations, and greater risk taking as investors search for yield.

He also presents his responses to criticisms of the efficient markets hypothesis, from behavioral biases to momentum, and discusses skill and luck in active investment management and the identification of the best managers.



This presentation was recorded at the 65th CFA Institute Annual Conference.


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Jennifer Curry

Jennifer Curry formerly served as managing editor of the Enterprising Investor. Previously, she was the social media manager at the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA). Prior to her work at NYSSA, Curry worked as the senior project editor for a nonfiction imprint at Barnes & Noble Publishing and as an assistant editor at the H.W. Wilson Company. She is the editor of several volumes in the Reference Shelf series, and her writing has appeared in Smithsonian, IndustryWeek, Barnes & Noble Review, and other publications. Curry holds a BS in journalism and a BA in anthropology from the University of Kansas, and an MA in anthropology from Hunter College, City University of New York.

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