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How Painful Can Factor Investing Get?

The last 18 months have not been kind to factor investors, and multi-factor products — with an almost 20% decline — have provided little relief.

Status Anxiety Or: How Our Neighbors Make Us Worse Investors

The best way to keep up with the Joneses is to ignore them. Joachim Klement, CFA, explains.

Rising Risk: Accounting Shenanigans and Alternative Investments

The next crash may unearth accounting scandals to rival those of Enron and WorldCom, says Sebastien Canderle.

Book Review: Bond Pricing and Yield Curve Modeling

Riccardo Rebonato combines theory with current empirical evidence to build a robust understanding of what drives the government bond market.

Indexing: Out with Tradition?

How do traditional and non-traditional indexing compare in the US stock market?

Private Equity Access: Should We Beware?

Should retail investors have access to private equity investments? Preston McSwain shares his take.

How Are Gender Lens Funds Performing?

Research demonstrates that stronger women in leadership (WIL) metrics correlate with superior company performance.

Idiocy of the Masses or Masses of Idiots?

Why do investors keep investing in government bonds despite extremely low yields?

The Case Against Small Caps

While most of us may enjoy rooting for the Davids, we're probably better off betting on the Goliaths. Nicolas Rabener explains.

The Equality Equation: Three Reasons Why the Gender Investing Gap Is Closing

Women are narrowing the investment gap and will soon close it, according to Barbara Stewart, CFA, and Duncan Stewart, CFA.



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