Peter M.J. Gross was an online content specialist for CFA Institute, where he managed blogs for the CFA Institute Annual Conference, European Investment Conference, and Middle East Investment Conference. Previously, he worked at Hampton Roads Publishing Company and at MFS Investment Management. Mr. Gross' articles have been published by Enterprising Investor, City A.M., Seeking Alpha, and The Hook, and his work has been highlighted by Real Clear Markets. He holds a BA degree from Connecticut College.
“Superior investing has to come from correct idiosyncratic decisions,” says Howards Marks, CFA.
Economist and political scientist Olof Granstrom encounters many common misconceptions about the state of the world.
Mary Jane McQuillen believes ESG concerns are central to, not separate from, the investment decision-making process.
Richard H. Clarida discussed what he calls "an evolution in Fed communication."
Recession risks are "very, very high," says Anne Walsh, CFA.
“You don’t have a lot to work with when the next discussion around the table is negative interest rates,” says Danielle DiMartino Booth.
Bad incentives lead to bad results, Daniel Brocklebank, CFA, observed at the 72nd CFA Institute Annual Conference.
“One thing that the brain is very, very good at is self-deception,” says Daniel J. Levitin.
Behavioral finance expert Daniel Crosby says there are four types of behavioral biases.
“People tend to think rules don’t change, but in financials, they’ve clearly evolved,” says Thomas J. Lee, CFA.