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Three Ways to Drive Compliance Software Adoption at Finance Firms

How can compliance teams earn employee buy-in, encourage software adoption, and lower their firm’s risk?

Volmaggedon, Decarbonizing Everything: Financial Analysts Journal Editor’s Snapshot

Financial Analysts Journal managing editor Heidi Raubenheimer, PhD, CFA, provides a synopsis of the latest issue.

Viewing Technology Stocks through a Gender Lens

How are the FANGMAN and other tech stocks performing from a gender lens perspective?

A Framework to Drive ESG Financial Discipline

A focus on intangible value creation can bring more financial discipline to ESG investments.

Institutional Portfolio Benchmarks: Slow Rabbits?

When it comes to their benchmarking practices, US public pension funds need to find faster rabbits to chase.

Counting the Cost of Capital and Seeding Network-Based Accounting

Cost of capital is a tenuous concept. Charlie Munger amusingly calls it a “perfectly amazing mental malfunction.”

Permanent Capital: The Holy Grail of Private Markets

The goal of private equity is to be impervious to the vagaries of the economic cycle and to outside interference.

Michael Lewis on the US Pandemic Response: Misaligned Incentives

Why did the United States fail in its pandemic response?

James H. Freis, Jr., CFA: The Rise and Fall of Wirecard

A key lesson from the "Enron of Germany": If you see something, say something.

In Memoriam: David Swensen

With David Swensen's passing, the financial community has lost one of the most important investors of modern times.



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