Tag Archives: CFA Institute Annual Conference

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

Posted in Alternative Investments, Economics, Investment Topics | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on INSEAD Professor: US to Lose Its Place as Top Spot for Venture Capital Next Year

4 Ways Millennials Can Avoid Following Their Passion

Lauren Friese, director of Workforce Innovation at RBC, makes a strong point about the ways that “passion” can set millennials up for failure. Read More

Posted in Event Details, Investment Topics, Leadership, Management & Communication Skills, News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on 4 Ways Millennials Can Avoid Following Their Passion

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

Posted in Economics, Equity Investments, Investment Topics | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Food for Thought: An Insight into Japan’s Outlook

The Future of Global Investing

Asset owners play an important role shaping the future of asset management, and three of them shared their perspectives at the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference in Hong Kong. Read More

Posted in Alternative Investments, Event Details, Speakers | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The Future of Global Investing

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

Posted in Behavioral Finance, Economics, News, Speakers | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Daniel Kahneman on Expertise, Bias, and the Investment Industry

9 Ways to Survive Disruption in the Workplace

Lauren Friese, director of Workforce Innovation at RBC, says that millennials will face disruption in their careers, but they can cope with it proactively instead of experientially. Read More

Posted in Event Details, Leadership, Management & Communication Skills, Speakers | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on 9 Ways to Survive Disruption in the Workplace

Adapting to a New Reality: Investment Firms of the Future

Shifting cultural norms and quantum leaps in technology are accelerating change in the investment management industry. Read More

Posted in Leadership, Management & Communication Skills, Portfolio Management, Standards, Ethics & Regulations (SER) | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Adapting to a New Reality: Investment Firms of the Future

The Rise of Active Indexing through ETFs

The real ETF-inspired disruption is in active indexing, says Joanne M. Hill. Read More

Posted in Alternative Investments, Fixed-Income Management, News, Portfolio Management, Speakers | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The Rise of Active Indexing through ETFs

ESG Investing’s Growing Influence

The integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into the institutional investment analysis and decision-making process is a mega-trend that investors can no longer ignore, says Emily Chew. Read More

Posted in Performance Measurement & Evaluation, Portfolio Management, Standards, Ethics & Regulations (SER) | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on ESG Investing’s Growing Influence

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

Posted in Economics, Leadership, Management & Communication Skills, Speakers | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Why Everyone Hates Finance, and What to Do about It