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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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Martin Wolf: How Markets Can Be Rebalanced

Martin Wolf provides a prescription for how to reverse global economic stagnation. Read More

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Martin Wolf on Global Imbalances, Capital Flows, and Policy in Our Fragile World

In his latest book, Martin Wolf offers a history of the financial crisis, his view of the global conditions that helped cause it, and suggestions to prevent it from happening again. Read More

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Ann Pettifor: Central Banking, State Capitalism, and the Future of the Monetary System (Video)

Is ever-increasing sovereign debt a recipe for disaster or essential for global prosperity and stability? Read More

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Kyle Bass: Central Bankers Are Building Potemkin Villages to Deceive Us

The prominent hedge fund manager, who believes that policymakers are simply shifting the day of reckoning into the future, updated his thesis on Japan. Read More

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The Economist’s Vijay Vaitheeswaran: Can Innovation Save the World?

Terrorism and financial crises continue to grab headlines, but they pale when compared to three mega-trends that humanity must address in the coming decades. Read More

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Thomas Sargent Reviews American Responses for European Union’s Crisis

Nobel Laureate Thomas Sargent questions whether American insights can resolve a European crisis. Sargent will be speaking in Singapore at the 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference. Read More

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James Montier: More Realistic Financial Models Incorporating Illiquidity and Leverage Are Needed

Financial theorists, policymakers, and practitioners created the financial crisis with “bad models, bad policies, bad incentives, and bad behavior,” said James Montier of GMO UK Ltd. Read More

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Jim Rogers: Bullish on China, Commodities, and Agriculture

The author, commentator, and global investor says agriculture “will be the next huge industry in the decades to come.” Read More

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Responding to Fallout from the Financial Crisis

Jon Stokes, head of Standards of Practice at CFA Institute, outlines how the global association is equipping investment professionals to meet new challenges posed by regulatory reform and a loss of trust. Read More

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