Practical analysis for investment professionals

Mark K. Bhasin, CFA

18 Posts

Biography

Mark K. Bhasin, CFA, is senior vice president of Basis Investment Group, LLC, New York City, and adjunct associate professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Author's Posts
Book Review: Better than Alpha

This book provides the insights and tools investors need to improve their investing outcomes.

Book Review: Expectations Investing

This revised and updated edition offers an insightful framework for identifying gaps between price and value.

Book Review: The Caesars Palace Coup

Max Frumes and Sujeet Indap provide a fascinating inside account of the distressed debt markets, including the strategies, the colorful personalities, and the complex relationships.

Book Review: The Technological Revolution in Financial Services

The book provides a roadmap on how the financial industry will evolve in response to three structural forces.

Book Review: The Joys of Compounding

The Joys of Compounding offers new opportunities to learn and re-learn critical lessons that will make us better investors and individuals.

Book Review: Bond Pricing and Yield Curve Modeling

Riccardo Rebonato combines theory with current empirical evidence to build a robust understanding of what drives the government bond market.

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.

Book Review: Behavioral Risk Management

The author proposes debiasing techniques that can improve the practice of operational risk management by countering behavioral biases.

Book Review: Financial Crisis, Contagion, and Containment

In a sweeping survey of the financial crises that shook East Asia and other developing countries, the author explores the compatibility of emerging market economies with inherently volatile global financial markets.

Book Review: The Nature of Value

Incorporating concepts from evolution and ecology, this lucid and thought-provoking book presents the economy as an evolutionary system on the premise that an understanding of how evolution works in the biological realm provides insight into this process. It will help allocators improve their allocation decisions and will help all investors attain a more robust understanding of the dynamics that create and sustain value.