Category Archives: Speakers

Paul Smith, CFA: Purpose, Professionalism, and the Rise of Trust

At its best, capitalism with purpose creates value that is broadly apparent and commonly appreciated. We need to press for more of that today. Read More

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Eric Sim, CFA, and the Skills for Success

Eric Sim, CFA, emphasizes multitasking: “If you’re speaking to the CFO, your eyes should be on the CEO, and your other ear should be listening for your colleague” Read More

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Clients for Life: 7 Ways to Maintain Adviser Connections through Tough Times

An adviser’s ability to help a client through times of grief can be the most meaningful part of their relationship. Read More

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The Sharing Economy and the Evolution of Crowd-Based Capitalism

Technological advances are reshaping the global economic system and the future of work. At the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference, Arun Sundararajan shared his findings on how technology is transforming the labor force and business organizations. Read More

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Emerging Market Equities: Unloved and Under-Owned

Devan Kaloo, Head of Global Emerging Markets Equities at Aberdeen Asset Management, is “quite optimistic about EM equities.” In his opinion, valuations are attractive relative to developed markets. Read More

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10 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers

The best job searches end quickly. When they don’t, Robert Hellmann recommends looking at 10 actions that could revitalize your efforts. Read More

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Thaler on Choice Confusion: To Intervene or Not to Intervene

Richard H. Thaler reviewed many of our behavioral frailties during his lively and engaging presentation at the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Philadelphia. The key takeaway: If only we could learn. Read More

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Sir Paul Tucker Diagnoses Threats to the Success of Financial Capitalism

“You and your clients have a massive stake in the direction of banking reforms,” Sir Paul Tucker told the audience during his presentation at the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference. 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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Progress Interrupted by Populism

Scarcely any attendees at the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference thought that the populist tide had peaked and would start subsiding. Panelists Neil Howe, Michala Marcussen, CFA, and Willis Sparks discussed what it meant for global economies. Read More

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