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Unlocking the Potential of Capital Markets in Central and Eastern European Countries

Owing to a number of barriers and unaddressed challenges, thecapital marketsin Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries lag behind the more developed Western European markets.

Ashby Monk on Alternative Data’s Potential

"Alternative data is far more important to our community than artificial intelligence,” Ashby Monk, PhD, says.

Ethics in Practice: Political Expression. Case and Analysis–Week of 21 January

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.

Continual Learning: Will AI Give Gray Hair a Pay Cut?

There simply is no substitute for experience in the investment business. Right? Well, perhaps not anymore.

Ethics in Practice: Mortgage-Backed Securities Credit Ratings. Case and Analysis–Week of 14 January

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.

Hiring and Firing Portfolio Managers: Process and Outcomes

Evaluating good investment performance is not just tabulating outcomes, says Robert G. Hagstrom, CFA.

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Investment Management: FAQs and Answers

When it comes to big data and artificial intelligence (AI) in the investment management industry, some people anticipate a rosy future with various new sources of alpha. Others worry about the jobs that might be lost to machines through process automation.

Building Investor Resilience in a Downturn

Building resilience in a downturn requires all investors to assess the quality of the recessionary environment and to understand the risks they bear and their capacity to bear them.

ESG Investing: Too Good to Be True?

The notion that companies that care about the environment, look after their employees, and exhibit good governance outperform is likely a mirage, says Nicolas Rabener.

The Intangible Valuation Renaissance: Five Methods

Intangible assets are increasingly critical to corporate value, and new valuation methods need to be deployed to accurately calculate their worth.