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Spotlight on SPACs: More Risk Than Opportunity?

SPACs may be worth another look. A long, careful look.

On Investment Objectives and Risks, Clear Communication Is Key, Part 2

Standard deviation fails to characterize risk in a way that matters to most investors.

Progress in Economics

How has the consensus among economists on such issues as deficit spending and population growth shifted over the decades?

Book Review: Undiversified

The book is highly useful not only to women but also to other groups that are underrepresented in investment management.

Top 10 Posts from 2021: The Buffett Indicator, GameStop, Inflation!

What articles most resonated with readers in 2021? Aswath Damodaran on the COVID crucible, career tips from Eric Sim, CFA, and more.

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Vegetarian and Vegan Investing

Might financing vegetarian products be the game changer that moves our consumer habits in a more sustainable direction?

On Investment Objectives and Risks, Clear Communication Is Key, Part 1

Identifying investment objectives and achieving stakeholder buy-in is the critical first step in connecting these objectives to portfolio construction.

Modern Variants of Capitalism, Part 3: Digital Capitalism

Digital capitalism has transformed our lives into a new commodity: personal data.

Gender Diversity in the Board Room: The Firm Size Factor

Smaller is better when it comes to reaping the benefits of gender diversity in the corporate board room.

Inclusive Leadership: Seven Keys to a 21st-Century Skill

Developing an inclusive culture is the right thing to do ethically. It also makes good business sense.



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