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Risk Management


Global Financial Health Check-Up: What’s the Prognosis?

How healthy are the bank and non-bank sectors across the globe? How does their current status compare with the days preceding the global financial crisis?

The Role of the State in Corporate Governance

Recent corporate governance scandals have a surprising culprit lurking behind them.

Nuclear Risk and the Financial Markets

The financial community should work to reduce nuclear risks the same way it does those of climate change.

Geopolitical Risk in Portfolio Management

What role should geopolitical risk discussions play in portfolio decisions?

Paul Volcker on Conflicts, Ethics, and the US Banking Industry

Paul Volcker considers the state of banking today in an interview with Exile on Wall Street author Mike Mayo, CFA.

Howard Marks, CFA: Getting the Odds on Your Side

What are two of the most important things an investor needs to do to succeed? Howard Marks, CFA, offered his perspective.

Ensemble Active Management (EAM): Taming Toxic Tails

What is Ensemble Active Management (EAM) and how can it help active managers outperform their benchmarks after fees?

Andrew W. Lo: To Survive Adaptive Markets, Look to Biology

Andrew W. Lo explained how insights from biology can address the shortcomings of the efficient market hypothesis (EMH).

Cybersecurity: The Barbarians Are at the Gate

What can firms do to protect themselves and their clients from potential data breaches? Cybersecurity expert E.J. Yerzak weighs in.

Investing in a Geopolitical Age

"Be mindful that the rumor of globalization’s demise is greatly exaggerated," says Taimur Hyat, PhD, of PGIM.