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Weekend Reads for Investors: Slight Hangover Edition

Jason Voss, CFA, shares stories about artificial intelligence (AI) hype, the mathematics of causation, and a real Transformer, among other topics.

ETFs: The New Manifest Destiny?

The astronomical growth in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) raises many questions about the future of ETFs and the investing world more generally. For perspective on these issues, Paul Kovarsky, CFA, spoke with Inside ETFs chairman Matt Hougan.

Weekend Reads for Investors: From Hong Kong Edition

Jason Voss, CFA, curates articles about China's current account deficit, whether men are hardwired to take risks, lazy fund managers, and more.

Weekend Reads for Investors: Holiday Edition

Jason Voss, CFA, curates a holiday edition of Weekend Reads for Investors. Selections examine the inefficiency of bitcoin, the momentum effects of market indices, how marketers manipulate you, and more.

Emerging Market Mindsets: Don’t Forget the Rest of the World

While best practices and ethical principles endure regardless of locality, they can be challenging to implement in underdeveloped markets where the operational framework may be quite different.

14 Perspectives on Finance, Markets, and Economies: Enhance Your #FinTwit Feed

Consider these 14 perspectives for a more complete view of the investment landscape.

George Friedman: A US Recession Is Imminent, So Watch Germany

George Friedman will be watching how one last piece of the global financial crisis plays out very carefully. Peter M.J. Gross explains.

Investment Strategies amid Uncertainty

“What do you do in today’s market?” Three panelists addressed that question in a discussion at the CFA Institute Alpha and Gender Diversity Conference. Susan Hoover provides a synopsis.

Weekend Reads for Investors: Pyramid Edition

Among the Weekend Reads selections from Jason Voss, CFA, are stories about China and Russia linking their currencies, the missing pieces of artificial intelligence (AI), and pyramids.

The Active-Pricing Conundrum in European Funds

European active managers look suspiciously expensive in comparison to their passive counterparts and are reflexively trying to justify or modify their prices. Chris Chancellor, CFA, explores some of their innovative new pricing strategies.



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