Author Archives: Robert Stammers, CFA

Robert Stammers, CFA, is director of Investor Education at CFA Institute, which includes management of the Inside Investing Blog. Previously, he was the principal for his founded company A2O Consulting where he consulted to aide real estate owners, lenders, and syndicators, develop and analyze structured real estate investments. There, Stammers developed strategy for obtaining debt and preferred equity capital as well as created finance-related marketing materials and research papers for various clients. He has written more than 100 articles on various financial and investment topics for several investment periodicals, such as Forbes and Investopedia. Stammers served as a senior equity analyst at Long Term Short Term, Inc, where he was responsible for the creation of new investment tools and instructional products to provide the revenues for two new investment education companies. As a senior executive for several institutional fund managers, he was the portfolio manager for a real estate fund, a private timber fund, and several pension fund separate accounts. Stammers holds a BA in economics from Connecticut College and an MBA from Emory University.

Beyond the Questionnaire: New Tools for Risk Profiling

Analyzing a client’s environment, their lifetime experiences, and even their genetic disposition for risk taking can lead to more reliable assessments of investor risk profiles and consequently better risk identification. Read More

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The Allure of Farmland Investments: Consistent Performance, Low Correlation

Growth in the world population and demand for food bode well for the value and returns from direct investments in farmland and farmland-based funds. Read More

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