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ESG and the Commons: From Tragedy to Governance?

Sustainable investing will become the rule and no longer the exception. But this transition comes amid a disquieting change in how we must view capital, production, and their attendant effects.

Global Financial Health Check-Up: What’s the Prognosis?

How healthy are the bank and non-bank sectors across the globe? How does their current status compare with the days preceding the global financial crisis?

Fabozzi: Finance Must Modernize or Face Irrelevancy

Frank J. Fabozzi, CFA, spoke with Paul Kovarsky, CFA, about the state of academic finance and financial theory.

Investing for Retirement: Beware the Unicorn IPO Stampede

Many of today's unicorns have strong growth prospects, but they often have uncertain paths to profitability. 

10 Open Questions for All Professional Investors

The investment profession has some pretty intense open questions.

Ashby Monk on Alternative Data’s Potential

"Alternative data is far more important to our community than artificial intelligence,” Ashby Monk, PhD, says.

Hiring and Firing Portfolio Managers: Process and Outcomes

Evaluating good investment performance is not just tabulating outcomes, says Robert G. Hagstrom, CFA.

The Intangible Valuation Renaissance: Five Methods

Intangible assets are increasingly critical to corporate value, and new valuation methods need to be deployed to accurately calculate their worth.

Analyzing Mr. Market’s Sense of Priority

How do we decipher what Mr. Market's priorities are?

Analyst Forecasts: Lessons in Futility

It is common knowledge that all forecasts are wrong, but many investors still think forecasting one-year stock returns is a useful exercise, Joachim Klement, CFA, writes.



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