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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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Responsible Investment Is Coming of Age

In the 300 years since John Wesley’s sermon “The Use of Money,” responsible investing has evolved from the moral stance of a few to an approach now widely endorsed by global institutions and hotly pursued by millennials and seasoned advocates alike. So, where will it go from here? Read More

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The Promise of Africa

Bob Geldof shared a stirring vision for Africa. Not surprisingly, the lifelong activist pulled no punches in calling on finance to do its job and invest in the continent. Read More

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Paul Smith, CFA: “Let’s Make the World a Better Place for Investors Everywhere”

CFA Institute president and CEO Paul Smith, CFA, issued a rousing call for a more ethical and effective investment profession. He also laid out his vision of where he hopes to lead CFA Institute in the years ahead, offering a road map for how he intends to get there. Read More

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Financial Innovation and Market Structure

High-frequency trading (HFT) is a topic we come across a great deal these days. Since the publication of Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys, HFT has been a hot-button issue worldwide. Read More

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Carl Richards: Six Things the Investment Industry Can Do to Change the World

“We’re in a moment in time right now where there is so much change going on in our industry, really revolutionary change,” Carl Richards says. Read More

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Help an Industry Re-Engage with Reality and Create Positive Change

In May 2014, the 67th CFA Institute Annual Conference will be held in Seattle, Washington. Register now, and help change finance for the greater good. Read More

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Restoring Trust in Finance: Remember That “It’s Always Someone Else’s Money”

Three practitioners offer some straightforward suggestions for changing the trajectory of the financial profession. Read More

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Securities Research: What Every Sell-Side Analyst Should Know

Consultant Jeremy Bolland offers some simple tips for managing and mitigating the risks associated with writing and publishing research reports. Read More

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The Use, Misuse, and Abuse of Derivatives

Bloomberg’s head of quantitative research delivered guidance on how to extract value and avoid pain from the intricacies of the derivatives market. Read More

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