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The Libra Project: A Timely Wake-Up Call?

Libra represents a timely opportunity — and a critical wake-up call, says Giuseppe Ballocchi, CFA.

Rising Risk: Accounting Shenanigans and Alternative Investments

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

Top-Performing Investment Teams: 10 Ingredients to Their Secret Sauce

What do top investment teams have in common? What makes some succeed while others fall short?

Defining an Ideal Culture: A Values-Based Framework

The values-based framework can help leaders define, clarify, and establish a firm's desired culture, Katrina Sherrerd, PhD, CFA, writes.

The Venture Capital Gender Gap: What Qualifies as Female Content?

What makes a company woman-led? The metrics vary and can be confusing. Duncan Stewart, CFA, proposes a points-based system that could bring more clarity.

Private Equity Access: Should We Beware?

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

In Memoriam: John B. Neff, CFA

The investment world lost another legend in 2019.

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.



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