Top Five Articles from June: Intuition, Private Equity, and ESG
If you would like to separate yourself from the crowd of highly motivated and highly intelligent candidates, try adding this to your arsenal of skills: intuition.
The recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing of Energy Future Holdings Corporation casts an unflattering light on the rarefied sphere of private equity investment. We take the opportunity to review recent research on the place of private equity in a diversified investor’s portfolio.
This book is recommended for anyone interested in the contemporary role of bonds in investment portfolios. The author explores the history of debt from ancient to modern times and discusses the growth of derivatives, developments in risk management, inflation in the modern era, the political backdrop of today’s debt standoffs, and why “bonds are not forever.”
There is a growing regard for intuition as many successful investors, including George Soros, attribute their success to it. Here is why intuition is important.
There is increasing interest in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, but how can investors apply ESG considerations to their decision-making process?
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