Monthly Archives: May 2013

China Watcher Fraser Howie: Faster Pace of Economic Reform Not Likely

The author of “Red Capitalism” and “Privatizing China” is not optimistic about the substance and pace of financial and economic liberalization. Read More

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Trust: The Core of Client Relationship Management

Lim How, the author of two books about motivation, discussed the challenges investment professionals face when building trust with clients and co-workers. Read More

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Restoring Trust in Finance: Remember That “It’s Always Someone Else’s Money”

Three practitioners offer some straightforward suggestions for changing the trajectory of the financial profession. Read More

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Sustainability: An Investment Perspective

Glenn Silverman, CFA, chief investment officer at Investment Solutions, describes four unsustainable global trends and how they impact every investor. Read More

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Securities Research: What Every Sell-Side Analyst Should Know

Consultant Jeremy Bolland offers some simple tips for managing and mitigating the risks associated with writing and publishing research reports. Read More

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Checking the Math on Global Equity Prices, China Growth, the French Economy, and Gold

Portfolio manager Grant Williams used mathematical proofs to explain four key disconnects between financial markets and the global economy. Read More

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In Competitive Markets, Differentiation is Key to Financial Professionals’ Career Success (Video)

Building your personal brand is critical, says Megan Fitzgerald, international career coach and CEO of Career By Choice. Read More

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Kyle Bass: Central Bankers Are Building Potemkin Villages to Deceive Us

The prominent hedge fund manager, who believes that policymakers are simply shifting the day of reckoning into the future, updated his thesis on Japan. Read More

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Investment Risk in the Real World

If volatility is not a good measure of risk, what are the risks that actually matter? The founder and CIO of APS Asset Management outlines six. Read More

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The Use, Misuse, and Abuse of Derivatives

Bloomberg’s head of quantitative research delivered guidance on how to extract value and avoid pain from the intricacies of the derivatives market. Read More

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