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What Can AI and Big Data Do for Finance?

Larry Cao, CFA, shares the major revelations from his AI Pioneers in Investment Management report.

Smart Beta vs. Alpha + Beta

Can we create a simple and clean equity portfolio by separating alpha from beta?

Ashby Monk on Alternative Data’s Potential

"Alternative data is far more important to our community than artificial intelligence,” Ashby Monk, PhD, says.

Continual Learning: Will AI Give Gray Hair a Pay Cut?

There simply is no substitute for experience in the investment business. Right? Well, perhaps not anymore.

Top 10 Posts from 2018: Chart Crimes, Political Divides, AI, and the Skill Ratio

What Enterprising Investor articles most resonated with readers this year? The results offer an illuminating look into the forces that shaped finance in 2018.

Discretionary Investing in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

No two investment managers are alike. There is no reason why two artificial intelligence (AI)-driven systems should be either, says Parijat Garg, CFA.

The Myth of Volatility Drag (Part 2)

Should we banish "volatility drag" from our vocabularies?

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.

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.

18 Chart Crimes and Misdemeanors

Truth is relative, falsehoods are seductive, and shortcuts are commonplace. Chart crimes are a clear manifestation of this, writes Sloane Ortel. 



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