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Top 10 Posts from 2022: Fama and French, Damodaran, the Equity Risk Premium

In a wild year for markets and investing, what EI content most resonated with readers?

FTX: Crypto Is the Cure, Not the Cause

The FTX fiasco has more to do with fractional reserve banking than it does with crypto.

The Alchemist’s Paradox, Central Bank Sovereignty, and the Fate of Crypto

“It is difficult not to marvel at the imagination which was implicit in this gargantuan insanity. If there must be madness something may be said for having it on a heroic scale.” -- John Kenneth Galbraith

Tricks of the Private Equity Trade, Part 2: Leverage

The essence of maximizing the internal rate of return (IRR) lies in the total amount of leverage contracted to finance a transaction.

War and Ethics: What Are the Investment Community’s Responsibilities?

The investment community needs to develop common standards to apply when conflicts like the Russia–Ukraine War break out.

A Natural Capital Approach to Sustainable Investing: A Tribute to Pitta

The pitta bird is a rare sight in tropical forests, even to the trained eyes of birdwatchers. Yet there she was, perched on the window of my condo, in a busy metropolis.

Pensions, Crypto, and Trust: Digital Assets and Retirement Funds

Many pension funds are exploring allocations to cryptoassets. What does that mean for the future of trust in the financial services industry?

Book Review: The Revolution That Wasn’t

Spencer Jakab argues that Wall Street, not the everyday retail investor, won the meme stock revolution.

DC 2.0: Three Paths to More Equitable Retirement Programs

How can we create better retirement outcomes for employees and help our organizations achieve DEI-related goals?



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