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Screams from a Burning Theater: Jeremy Gold on the Retirement Crisis

“Where are the screaming actuaries yelling in these burning theaters?” Jeremy Gold once asked. Gold passed away earlier this month, leading Heidi Raubenheimer, PhD, CFA, to recall his words and reflect on the state of the retirement crisis.

Weekend Reads: Upside Down Edition

Jason Voss, CFA, jumps right into Weekend Reads this week with selections on Adam Smith, machine learning, and protectionism, among other topics.

Top Five Articles from June: Kahneman, India, the Kelly Criterion Reevaluated

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.

Don’t Underestimate South Africa’s Wealth Market

"People should not underestimate the South African market or write it off due to recent disappointments," Marilize Lansdell tells April J. Rudin.

Portugal and the New Economy in Europe

Portugal's resurgence from the economic crisis over the past few years has been nothing short of extraordinary. We spoke with Ulugbek Suyumov, CFA, for his perspective on the country's outlook.

Top Five Articles from May: Chart Crimes, Investing Lessons from Mom, and the Invisible Octopus

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.

Top 10 Steven Eisman Quotes from Hong Kong

“I don’t see any financial crisis in the near future," Steven Eisman told delegates at the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference.

Chinese Government Bonds: The Elephant in the Room

China’s government fixed-income market constitutes a US $12-trillion opportunity, according to Emil Nguy.

Asia Rising: China and India in the Next Decade

China and India will be two of the three largest economies in the world by 2025. But Haiyan Wang says the countries have particular forces to harness and barriers to overcome to realize their full potential.



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