Category Archives: Economics

INSEAD Professor: US to Lose Its Place as Top Spot for Venture Capital Next Year

Claudia Zeisberger expects early and late stage venture capital investments in the US will reach US$94 billion in 2019, behind an expected US$102 billion in China. Read More

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Food for Thought: An Insight into Japan’s Outlook

Japan’s nominal GDP has increased, its unemployment rate has fallen, and return on equity measures are strong — why are investors not rushing into the country? Read More

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Daniel Kahneman on Expertise, Bias, and the Investment Industry

Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman has four simple strategies for better decision making that can be applied to both finance and life. Read More

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Why Everyone Hates Finance, and What to Do about It

“Finance is being demonized, and it’s being demonized because people don’t understand it,” Mihir A. Desai says. “If we want to stop demonization, we have to make it accessible.” Read More

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Top 10 Steven Eisman Quotes from Hong Kong

Steven Eisman delivered an hour’s worth of pithy and insightful comments on the global financial crisis, the markets, and the finance industry. Read More

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Chinese Government Bonds: The Elephant in the Room

China’s government fixed-income market constitutes a US $12-trillion opportunity, according to Emil Nguy. Read More

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Two out of Three: India and China in the Coming Decade

The global economies expected to shine in the coming decade could mean that a pivot to Asia is a strategic imperative for many investors. Read More

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Staying Ahead of the Curve in Global Investing

The 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference has been designed to equip financial professionals with the tools necessary to succeed in an increasingly competitive, diverse, global working environment. Read More

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What Do Investment Professionals Need to Hear?

How do you locate the ideas today that the investment community will be discussing tomorrow? Read More

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Recovery or Expansion? A View of the US Economy

Goldman Sachs Senior Investment Strategist Abby Joseph Cohen, CFA, sees the United States looking far healthier than it did during the years in and around the 2008 financial crisis. Read More

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