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Adapting to Disruption: The Investment Industry’s New Normal

The challenges confronting finance today are really opportunities to bring positive change to the industry, according to a panel of experts at the 2018 CFA Institute European Investment Conference.

Top 10 Posts from 2018: Chart Crimes, Political Divides, AI, and the Skill Ratio

What Enterprising Investor articles most resonated with readers this year? The results offer an illuminating look into the forces that shaped finance in 2018.

Analyst Forecasts: Lessons in Futility

It is common knowledge that all forecasts are wrong, but many investors still think forecasting one-year stock returns is a useful exercise, Joachim Klement, CFA, writes.

Berkshire’s Bottom Line: More Relevant Than Ever Before

Thanks to new accounting standards, investors now have a more prominent and transparent display of the economics of the risks associated with the underlying investments.

“German Angst” Shapes Investment Decisions: Study

When it comes to German investors, wealth accumulation is not so much determined by the size of the wallet as the state of mind, Thomas Mayer, CFA, PhD, explains.

Ethics in Practice: Social Media Promotion. Case and Analysis–Week of 17 December

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

The Changing Nature of Recessions

We may not have seen the end of boom and bust, but the world’s leading economies do appear to have become more stable in recent decades, Dr. David Kelly, CFA, writes.

The Future of Hedge Funds: Trends to Watch

What do the next five years hold for hedge funds? Amy Bensted shares the results of recent research.

Investing Lessons from Bill Browder

Bill Browder’s message to security analysts is stark: The truly outstanding practitioner is a solitary creature who works in a depopulated landscape, where they just might stumble across real opportunity.