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Investing in a Geopolitical Age

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

Weekend Reads for Investors: Happy New Year Edition

Jason Voss, CFA, shares his curated list of Weekend Reads for Investors. Featured stories explore the fake news epidemic, peer into one of the world's most successful and secretive hedge funds, and estimate the daily operating costs of the Death Star.

Twilight of the Central Bank Era? The Rise of Populism

Think about the markets since the financial crisis. What has defined the era? Two words: monetary policy. Central banks — more than economic growth or any other factor — are what have moved the markets. But that may be changing.

Britain’s Brexit: A Variant of the Norwegian Model?

No country has ever left the European Union, and investment professionals are wondering whether the Brexit outcome will resemble a Norway model, a Swiss model, or something else entirely.

Peter Zeihan: The Geopolitics of a Fragmenting World

Geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan sees a world undergoing rapid and disruptive geopolitical change. He focused in on some of the key forces driving that change and the emerging conflicts they are spurring in the question-and-answer session that followed his presentation at the 69th CFA Institute Annual Conference.

Weekend Reads: The “Sharing Economy,” Peak Divorce Season, and a Brexit Update

The latest Weekend Reads selections explore the shortfalls of the sharing economy, the future of cities, the Brexit butcher's bill, how a 29-year-old drifter conned his way into Princeton, and much more.

Weekend Reads: Attaining “Flow,” Being Wrong, and “Why Sports Die”

“The economy and understanding economics and the way business is done has lifted billions of people out of poverty. If you want to impact the world, finance is a great place to do it," said Rebecca Terner Lechtner, in an entry from the latest Weekend Reads from Lauren Foster.

A Hard Lesson from Brexit: Managing Currency Risk

The protection of global purchasing power in the wake of Brexit underscores the need to replace the use of a single reference currency with the introduction of a suitable currency basket, says Giuseppe Ballocchi, CFA.

The C-Suite Speaks: Brexit Implications

"The UK can handle change," says Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, in the aftermath of Brexit. However, "uncertainty over the pace, breadth and scale of these changes could weigh on our economic prospects for some time."

Winners of Brexit: Will London Be Supplanted by Other Finance Hubs?

Will London's status as a financial capital be threatened by the United Kingdom's recent Brexit vote? If so, which global financial centers stand to gain the most from the City's loss? We polled readers of CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief to find out.



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