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Navigating a China Dip

Visiting Hong Kong for the first time in two decades, Mark Harrison, CFA, sees evidence of breakneck economic transformation everywhere. But what happens when the music stops?

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning: A Primer

We are witnessing the beginning of the artificial intelligence (AI) era. So what do investment managers need to know about AI, deep learning, and machine learning? Larry Cao, CFA, weighs in.

Robo Advice: Are ETFs the Solution?

Much of the financial management industry has concluded that exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the future of robo advice, says Dan Tammas-Hastings, CFA. That is naive.

In Practice Summary: Optimizing Exposure to Precious Metals through a Fund

What is the best way to hold more traditional stores of value, such as gold? Mark Harrison, CFA, and Keyur Patel explore the question in the latest edition of the In Practice series.

2018 Outlook for US Wealth Management: “The Year of the Client”

April Rudin, founder and president of The Rudin Group, spoke about the disconnect between clients and firms; the "new" client experience; and why she believes 2018 will be the “Year of the Client," in an interview with Lauren Foster.

Power of Attorney: What Every Financial Adviser Should Know

The most important financial document your clients can sign is a power of attorney (POA). Katya Sverdlov, CFA, JD, explains.

Machine Learning: Changing the Game for Women in 2018

Female-focused machine learning, powered by new hardware and software, will be a key trend for 2018 and beyond, says Barbara Stewart, CFA.

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.

Best of 2017: Financial Analysts Journal, CFA Digest, and In Practice

What can we learn from downloads of CFA Institute publications in 2017? Mark Harrison, CFA, sifts through the most popular CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal articles as well as CFA Digest and In Practice summaries to uncover a few themes.



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