William De Vijlder, chief investment officer of strategy & partners at BNP Paribas and presenter at the upcoming Fourth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference, recently made… READ MORE ›
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which offer investors diversification and liquidity at a low cost, have exploded in popularity in recent years and now represent a $1 trillion global market. Morningstar estimates that ETFs now account for at least a third… READ MORE ›
The debate over whether a financial transaction tax (FTT) should be imposed in Europe is an old argument — one that resurfaced regularly over the years but never seemed likely to lead to any substantive action. This has changed,… READ MORE ›
After two years of negotiations among the European Commission, European Parliament, and Council of the European Union (composed of representatives of the 27 EU member states) as well as intense industry lobbying, the much-debated Alternative Investment… READ MORE ›
On 20 September, CFA Institute conducted a webcast on “The Current State of Accounting and Reporting for Financial Instruments.” Aimed at providing an investor-focused overview of FASB and IASB projects on financial instrument accounting, the discussion comes… READ MORE ›
Accepted investment wisdom holds that past performance is no guarantee of future results.
However, our commitments to serve the global community of financial professionals and develop stewards of the world’s investment markets mean that our 65th CFA Institute Annual Conference… READ MORE ›
Registration is now open for our 65th CFA Institute Annual Conference!
Our annual conference is one of the investment industry’s largest and longest-running educational gatherings of investment professionals, offering you a chance to explore new ideas and research on a full… READ MORE ›
There is usually much hue and cry from all factions whenever short selling is banned. The proponents argue that the ban is useful in restoring order in chaotic markets; the opponents point to the pricing inefficiency such bans introduce… READ MORE ›