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Building Optimized Portfolios with JPMorgan’s 2021 Forecasts

Even as equity markets set all-time highs and bond yields near generational lows, it is still possible to build resilient portfolios with reasonable return expectations.

How to Manage Inflation Risk: The Local Inflation Factor

Amid increasing inflation fears, how can investors measure and protect against the inflation risk in their portfolios?

Capitalism Is Dead, Long Live Debtism

Should a loan that one neither intends nor is required to repay be considered debt or equity?

Aswath Damodaran on the COVID Crucible: A Play in Three Acts

"In most crises, young companies suffer at the expense of old companies, risk-on companies get hurt more than risk-off companies," Aswath Damodaran said. "This crisis seems to have flipped the script."

Myth-Busting: Low Rates Don’t Justify High Valuations

Lower interest rates may not, in fact, lead to higher P/E ratios.

Top 10 Posts from 2020: COVID-19, The Silent Depression, Damodaran

What Enterprising Investor articles most resonated with readers in 2020?

Gender Lens Funds: Ups and Downs for Women in the Workforce

The third quarter was an eventful one for gender lens investing as well as women in leadership (WIL) in the financial sector and elsewhere.

Larry Fink on the “Long-Termism of Humanity”

"This is the beauty of humanity: We adapt, we evolve, we move forward,” Larry Fink says.

ESG and Fixed-Income Indices Surge in 2020

Market indices have seen constant evolution in more than a century of history, but never more so than in the last year.

Post–COVID-19 Europe: Three Scenarios

Austerity, mutualization, monetization, or some combination thereof? What path will Europe take?