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Geraldine Sundstrom: Navigating the “Recession Moment”

“There is only one thing that keeps us up at night and could topple the economy into a big recession," says PIMCO's Geraldine Sundstrom. "That is a trade war."

Roger G. Ibbotson: The Price of Popularity

Roger G. Ibbotson thinks investors should maximize their returns with a strategy that hinges on popularity.

Adam Tooze: Where Are We Post-Global Financial Crisis?

“What we learned from 2008 was that it’s not the size of the losses per se, but rather where the losses sit in the financial system,” says Adam Tooze.

Investment Management Fees: Beware the Cobra Effect

Bad incentives lead to bad results, Daniel Brocklebank, CFA, observed at the 72nd CFA Institute Annual Conference.

11 Resume Tips: The Perfect Financial Services CV

Does your curriculum vitae (CV) pass the six-second test?

Seven Trends in Investment Management: Ronald N. Kahn

Investment management is evolving into three distinct branches, says Ronald N. Kahn: indexing, smart beta/factor investing, and pure alpha.

Daniel J. Levitin: Multi-Tasking Doesn’t Work

“One thing that the brain is very, very good at is self-deception,” says Daniel J. Levitin.

Paul Smith, CFA: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Paul Smith, CFA, returned to his hometown of London to deliver his fifth and final annual address as president and CEO of CFA Institute.

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.

Top Five Articles from June: Kahneman, India, the Kelly Criterion Reevaluated

Is loss aversion overstated? What fueled Portugal's recent economic recovery? These were among the topics covered in the leading Enterprising Investor posts from June.



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