Practical analysis for investment professionals
28 February 2018

Top Five Articles from February: Body Language, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence

1. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning: A Primer

We are witnessing the beginning of the artificial intelligence (AI) era. So what do investment managers need to know about AI, deep learning, and machine learning? Larry Cao, CFA, weighs in.

2. Let’s Get Physical: Body Language and Success

Why should financial advisers care about our body language? Barbara Stewart, CFA, curates some pointers from nonverbal communication expert Mark Bowden.

3. Data Science Will Transform the Investment Industry: Are You Prepared?

Here is a scenario: You are the portfolio manager of an active equity fund. You wake up one morning to the news that a labor strike is delaying flights at an airline in your portfolio. Umed Saidov, CFA, considers how advances in data science may help you respond to such events in the future.

4. The Seven Kinds of Asset Owner Institutions

There’s never been a better time to be an end investor. Thomas Brigandi and Sloane Ortel explore the seven kinds of asset owner organizations that are shaping the market.

5. Book Review: The End of Theory

The End of Theory by Richard Bookstaber is relevant to anyone working in the financial industry, writes Robert N. Farago, ASIP.

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About the Author(s)
Paul McCaffrey

Paul McCaffrey is an editor at CFA Institute. Previously, he served as an editor at the H.W. Wilson Company. His writing has appeared in Financial Planning and DailyFinance, among other publications. He holds a BA in English from Vassar College and an MA in journalism from the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism.

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