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Chinese Government Bonds: The Elephant in the Room

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

The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming!

The robots are coming. But they’re not as smart or technologically advanced as we think, says Kate Darling.

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.

Artificial Intelligence-Driven Investing: High Alpha behind the Buzz

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be among the latest buzzwords in finance, but applying it to investment decision making will disrupt the industry and benefit those investors who harness its power, says Dan Philps, CFA.

Paul Smith, CFA: Purpose, Professionalism, and the Rise of Trust

"At its best, capitalism with purpose creates value that is broadly apparent and commonly appreciated," says CFA Institute president and CEO Paul Smith, CFA. "We need to press for more of that today."

Daughters: The Rising Wealth Influencers

Advisers need to focus on how to communicate with women, all kinds of women — especially the daughters of our current clients.

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.

Manager Selection and Due Diligence in Autonomous Learning Investment Strategies (ALIS)

How are artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, and big data transforming manager selection and due diligence processes? Michael Oliver Weinberg, CFA, shares his take in an interview with Antonella Puca, CFA, CIPM.

ETFs and Smart Beta: From Invisible Hand to Invisible Octopus

Dave Nadig of ETF.com talks to Paul Kovarsky, CFA, about exchange-traded funds (ETFs), smart beta, their evolution, and the criticism they have evoked.

Three Investing Lessons from My Mom

Plan for the unexpected. Get comfortable with losing. Enjoy the journey. Dougal Williams, CFA, shares some valuable investing advice from an unlikely source.



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