Author Archives: Jason Voss, CFA

Jason Voss, CFA, is a content director at CFA Institute, where he tirelessly focuses on improving the ability of investors to better serve end clients. He is the author of the Foreword Reviews Business Book of the Year Finalist, The Intuitive Investor. Jason also ran a successful blog titled What My Intuition Tells Me Now. Previously, Voss was a portfolio manager at Davis Selected Advisers, L.P., where he co-managed the Davis Appreciation and Income Fund. He holds a BA in economics and an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of Colorado.

The Promise of Africa

Bob Geldof shared a stirring vision for Africa. Not surprisingly, the lifelong activist pulled no punches in calling on finance to do its job and invest in the continent. Read More

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Success = Analysis + Communication

Well-known investment blogger Tom Brakke, CFA, of The Research Puzzle-fame, believes that good communication is the undiscovered country when it comes to the ultimate success of the industry. Read More

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Fixed Income in Emerging Markets: 2016 Bill of Health

Jason Voss, CFA, assesses three factors to understand the current bill of health for emerging market fixed-income investments. Read More

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Ian Bremmer: Geopolitics Is Unstable and Dangerous Now

Ian Bremmer maintains that the current geopolitical state of the world is unstable and dangerous. Read More

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Bitcoin: It Is More Important Than You Think

Bitcoin’s value is not as a currency but as a product of its unique technologies and their potential future applications. Read More

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Martin Wolf: How Markets Can Be Rebalanced

Martin Wolf provides a prescription for how to reverse global economic stagnation. Read More

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Neuroeconomics: What Science and Economics Tell Us About Choice

Neuroscientists combine insights from psychology, economics, and biology into a single discipline that studies human choice. Read More

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Nate Silver: “Buying Big Data to Solve Problems Is Oversold”

Nate Silver, founder of FiveThirtyEight, warned financial professionals about the appropriate uses and definite limitations of big data. Read More

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Fixed-Income Investing at the End of Time (or at Least at the End of the Business Cycle)

For bond managers, how artfully and delicately the US Federal Reserve handles the Taper is just one minor concern among many. Still, opportunities abound. Read More

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How to Invest in a Low-Yield World

Lim Chow Kiat, CFA, group chief investment officer of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, tackled one of the most vexing questions in the investment world today: how to invest in a low-yield world. Read More

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