Paul McCaffrey is the editor of Enterprising Investor 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.
In August's leading posts, Larry Cao, CFA, receives a blockchain update, Julie Hammond, CFA, considers the state of fixed income, and Clare Flynn Levy shares tips for succeeding as a portfolio manager.
Why do professional investors talk about behavioral finance more than they apply its insights? How do single stocks influence factor returns? The leading Enterprising Investor posts from last month address these questions and more.
Is loss aversion overstated? What fueled Portugal's recent economic recovery? These were among the topics covered in the leading Enterprising Investor posts from June.
Does the CFA charter add value? Why does everyone hate finance and what can be done about it? The leading Enterprising Investor posts from May address these questions and more.
"Finance is being demonized, and it's being demonized because people don't understand it," Mihir A. Desai says. "If we want to stop demonization, we have to make it accessible."
An analysis of portfolio concentration and a primer on cryptocurrencies are among the leading posts from Enterprising Investor last month.
The introduction of the Skill Ratio by Daniel Blais, CFA; Brodie Gay's examination of how inflation is underreported; and an exploration by Ziad Abou Gergi, CFA, of the manager-selection process, are among the top posts from March.
Sloane Ortel and Thomas Brigandi's examination of the seven asset owner organizations shaping the market and a review of Richard Bookstaber's The End of Theory by Robert N. Farago, ASIP, are among the leading Enterprising Investor posts from February.
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