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SEC Proxy Rule Amendments: Are They Constitutional?

CFA Institute says new US SEC rules pose serious risks to timely, high-quality, and independent financial advice and analysis.

Systemic Climate Risk and West Coast Wildfires

Is 2020 the watershed year when the world begins to understand the concept of systemic risk in our interactions with the natural environment?

Dot-Com Redux: Is This Tech “Bubble” Different?

Is it a dot-com déjà vu for tech stock valuations? Maybe not.

Larry Fink on the “Long-Termism of Humanity”

"This is the beauty of humanity: We adapt, we evolve, we move forward,” Larry Fink says.

ESG and Fixed-Income Indices Surge in 2020

Market indices have seen constant evolution in more than a century of history, but never more so than in the last year.

Myths of Private Equity Performance: Part I

"In private markets, no one can figure out your true performance."

Special Distributions from Long-Term Asset Pools: Counting the Costs

What should investors consider before taking special distributions from long-term asset pools?

Radical Uncertainty in Finance: Why Modern Finance Keeps Failing

We need to reject the mirage Modern Finance projects on the market and revive a commonsense approach to uncertainty.

Morgan Housel on Greed and Fear, Frugality and Paranoia

“Investing is not the study of finance,” Morgan Housel says. “Investing is the study of how people behave with money.”

The Power of Nudges in Financial Advice

Beware the nudge: Many people do not realize this, but we often are swayed in our decision-making processes by our emotions, the methods by which products or services are marketed to us, and the context of our current situation or surroundings. Nudges strategically and effectively make use of biases and mental shortcuts to influence behaviour and decisions while preserving freedom of choice.