Author Archives: Lauren Foster

Lauren Foster is the former managing editor of Enterprising Investor and co-lead of CFA Institute’s Women in Investment Management initiative. Previously, she worked as a freelance writer for Barron’s and the Financial Times. Prior to her freelance work, Foster spent nearly a decade on staff at the FT as a reporter and editor based in the New York bureau. Foster holds a BA in political science from the University of Cape Town, and an MS in journalism from Columbia University.

The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming!

“I’m not worried so much about robots developing their own agenda and taking over the world,” says Kate Darling. “I’m a little bit more worried about people and how we decide to use the robots as a society.” Read More

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Maximize Your Career Success: Pearls from Carla Harris

Carla Harris shares some of “Carla’s pearls” — hard-earned pearls of wisdom and career advice, gleaned from her nearly three decades on Wall Street. Read More

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Investment Wisdom from the Masters: Risks and Relative Values in Diversified Global Portfolios

“We are lucky enough to hear from two important luminaries if I dare not say lions, of the financial economic world over the last few decades,” introduced Gillian Tett as Robert Shiller and Jeremy Siegel squared off again. Read More

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Cyber-Security in the 21st Century: Hunt or Be Hunted

The only way to be safe in a digital world is “to go Amish,” says cyber-security expert Eric Cole. But barring that, he offered five important tips to protect yourself from potential online threats. Read More

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Daniel Goleman: Finance as a Force for Good

Investment professionals across the globe need to take the long view and bend the arc of the future away from being self-focused and toward caring about others, says Daniel Goleman. Read More

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Paul Smith, CFA, to the Industry: “We Need to Hire and Promote More Women”

Having more women represented in the industry, and not just when they are in their early careers, is ultimately good for the end investor. Read More

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A Framework for Goals-Based Wealth Management

When did your financial adviser last ask you about your dreams? Or how about your nightmares? Read More

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Martin Wolf on Global Imbalances, Capital Flows, and Policy in Our Fragile World

In his latest book, Martin Wolf offers a history of the financial crisis, his view of the global conditions that helped cause it, and suggestions to prevent it from happening again. Read More

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What Global Demographic Trends Mean for China and the Global Economy

Clint R. Laurent explains how shifting global demographics will affect consumer demand and the labor force over the next 10 years. Read More

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Putting Investors First: What Do Clients Want from Their Wealth Managers?

A panel of seasoned wealth management professionals fleshed out a pressing question: How can private wealth managers better serve their investors? Read More

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