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How will the coronavirus epidemic affect global markets? How should investment managers respond to the fast-shifting landscape? These and other related questions are explored in depth by Enterprising Investor contributors.

For more coronavirus-related content, visit the Coronavirus and Market Volatility hub at CFA Institute.

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Animal Pandemics: An Overlooked Risk?

When an animal pandemic hits, the results for investors are not pretty.

“Your Network Is Your Net Worth”: Seven Tips to Propel Your Career

Your social capital grows as the people you help today advance their careers and step into more senior roles tomorrow.

Strategic Asset Allocation or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Dispersion

The old adage that allocation determines 90% of performance is rapidly becoming outdated.

Fixed-Income Allocations: Where To?

How should investors shift their fixed-income portfolios amid the US economic recovery?

Michael Lewis on the US Pandemic Response: Misaligned Incentives

Why did the United States fail in its pandemic response?

Buybacks and Dividends: Sizing the Upswing

Dividends and buybacks are poised for a comeback this year.

Joachim Klement, CFA: Three Geo-Economics Trends to Watch

The rise of China, climate change, and cyberthreats will shape the 2020s, Joachim Klement, CFA, predicts.

Building Optimized Portfolios with JPMorgan’s 2021 Forecasts

Even as equity markets set all-time highs and bond yields near generational lows, it is still possible to build resilient portfolios with reasonable return expectations.

How to Manage Inflation Risk: The Local Inflation Factor

Amid increasing inflation fears, how can investors measure and protect against the inflation risk in their portfolios?