As portfolio managers, being able to show our investors — with data-driven evidence — that we know exactly what we are good at and the steps we are taking to improve goes a long way.
The most important portfolio manager skill metric is often overlooked.
Outperformance and alpha are not exactly the same thing. So, how do we explain the difference?
How are artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, and big data transforming manager selection and due diligence processes? Michael Oliver Weinberg, CFA, shares his take in an interview with Antonella Puca, CFA, CIPM.
There are three intangibles that all good portfolio managers have, says Jacques Lussier, CFA, but factor-based benchmarks are still the best way to distinguish the effective managers from the lucky ones.
Tom Brakke, CFA, says that due diligence in manager selection has become far too much of a standardized documentation process for advisers.
Manager selection still does matter. To help readers navigate the manager selection process and stay current on the latest in both theory and practice, Mark Harrison, CFA, has compiled a range of informative materials from CFA Institute publications.
It is well past time to recognize the importance of mutual fund research, and to bring it into the modern era for better investor outcomes.
Most wealth managers’ organizational charts have very little padding. Consequently, it’s important to make good hiring decisions the first time around and to avoid the hire-fire-hire cycle, but some firms lack a methodical approach to hiring.
We asked CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief readers for their opinions on unconstrained bond funds.
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