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DeFi-ing the Rules: Five Opportunities and Five Risks of Decentralized Finance

Campbell Harvey explains why DeFi has such transformative potential.

Crypto Tokens and Crypto Coins: What Drives Performance?

The correlation between volume and price of crypto coins and tokens is negligible no matter how it's measured.

Women and Investing: Six Questions Answered

How have women changed their investing habits since the pandemic went global?

Down the Rabbit Hole: A Cryptocurrency Primer

Bitcoin and cryptos are not suitable for all investors, but the world of digital assets may be more than a passing fad.

Blockchain and DeFI: Drivers of Change in Asset Management

“We’re still in the very early days of DeFi,” Mona El Isa says. “But this time is much more exciting. We’re seeing real usage and traction."

Top Five Articles from August: Growth vs. Value, Blockchain, Tax-Loss Harvesting

In August's leading posts, Larry Cao, CFA, receives a blockchain update, Julie Hammond, CFA, considers the state of fixed income, and Clare Flynn Levy shares tips for succeeding as a portfolio manager.

Blockchain: A Progress Report

Critics of blockchain technology claim that it is too slow for financial transactions and that its consensus mechanism uses too much energy. In this interview, Carl Wegner of the blockchain technology developer R3 paints a more encouraging picture.

The Media Challenge for Cryptoasset Investors

At the core of the cryptocurrency craze is the fear of missing out (FOMO).

Cryptocurrencies: What Is Blockchain?

What is blockchain technology? How does it work? And how does it generate economic value?