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Joachim Klement, CFA

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Biography

Joachim Klement, CFA, is a trustee of the CFA Institute Research Foundation and offers regular commentary at Klement on Investing. Previously, he was CIO at Wellershoff & Partners Ltd., and before that, head of the UBS Wealth Management Strategic Research team and head of equity strategy for UBS Wealth Management. Klement studied mathematics and physics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, and Madrid, Spain, and graduated with a master’s degree in mathematics. In addition, he holds a master’s degree in economics and finance.

Author's Posts
The Cult of Statistical Significance

Is it statistically significant? Yes. Does it matter? Probably not.

Forecasting the Post-Coronavirus World

Joachim Klement, CFA, is confident of one post-pandemic forecast: Fewer things will change than we expect.

Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted

There may be no formal approach to stakeholder value maximization, but we all practice it in our daily lives.

On Paper Clips and Shareholder Value

Imagine an artificial intelligence (AI) built to produce as many paper clips as possible.

Finance, Bubbles, Negative Rates: The What Ifs . . . ?

What if "normal" real interest rates are not coming back?

How to Beat the 2020 Year-End Forecasts

Where will stock markets and interest rates be at year-end 2020?

What Is an Asset Class?

The economy has only a handful of truly fundamental drivers that influence different asset classes.

The Bezzle and the Central Banks

In today's bull market, the bezzle, or "inventory of undiscovered embezzlements," isn't stocked with Ponzi schemes and the like. Rather it is built on the notion that risky assets have become practically risk-free.

Status Anxiety Or: How Our Neighbors Make Us Worse Investors

The best way to keep up with the Joneses is to ignore them. Joachim Klement, CFA, explains.



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