Effective financial advisory firms combine technology’s unique strengths with human insights, and the 2017 CFA Institute Wealth Management Conference explored ways that these combinations can deliver value to clients.
How to give better feedback, the challenges of complexity in investing, and why companies like Uber should not wait too long before going public are among the topics covered in this week's roundup of podcasts.
At CFA Institute’s recent Wealth Management 2013 conference in Boston, one of the overarching themes was helping financial advisers better understand client behavior and successfully manage client relationships.
Aswath Damodaran, John C. Bogle, Michael J. Mauboussin, and other luminaries gathered in Philadelphia to discuss pressing questions facing equity investors today. If you weren't able to attend, you can still watch video and browse social media highlights from the event.
What does the word "influence" mean to you? Businesses are increasingly moving towards flat and/or matrix organizational structures and valuing and encouraging collaboration and interdependencies across work groups. The ability to influence in all directions and across all types of relationships is also likewise becoming increasingly important. In this brave new world, influence doesn't simply mean achieving a specific outcome you desire but rather collaborating effectively with and leading others collectively towards commitment, outcomes, and change.
Jacob Frenkel, chairman of JPMorgan Chase International, says a trade war would be "disastrous" and "an experiment that is too expensive." Frenkel considers the Smoot-Hawley Tariff in the 1930s "among the most catastrophic acts in congressional history" and warns against repeating the error. CNBC (20 Apr.)
The European Central Bank might wait until July to unveil how bond buying will end so it can see whether the economy bounces back from a slow first quarter, sources say. Some Governing Council members reportedly think interest-rate guidance need not change at that time. Bloomberg (free registration) (21 Apr.)
The European Central Bank has asked Deutsche Bank to explain a €28 billion erroneous transfer to Eurex Clearing, German newspaper Handelsblatt reports. The ECB reportedly also wants to know how the bank will prevent a repeat incident. Reuters (20 Apr.)
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