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A Painful Realignment: Peter Zeihan on Brexit Fallout

Geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan expects a continued unraveling of the global order, and the United States may become its biggest source of disruption. Read More

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Where Should Investors Look in Times of Global Disruption?

Geopolitical analyst Peter Zeihan thinks that a disruption in the global status quo has been long overdue. Recent events may be proving him right. 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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Navigating the Markets in a Year of Transition

Elizabeth Corley described 2017 as a year of transition as she shared her outlook on the economy, geopolitics, fiscal and monetary policy, and their implications for global investors. And while she characterized the environment as challenging and struck a cautious tone, she also offered hope and some words of advice for beleaguered active managers. Read More

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Changes in Geopolitical Perspectives: “A World That Will Fragment”

Geopolitical analyst Peter Zeihan foresees simultaneous political crises that will erode local state authorities, unleashing violence and terrorism. Capital flight, driven by geopolitical concerns, will surely follow. 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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Five Essential Issues for Financial Professionals in the Year Ahead

New investment platforms and technological advances are changing the work of investment professionals and transforming investment paradigms. Read More

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Ian Bremmer: Geopolitics Is Unstable and Dangerous Now

Ian Bremmer maintains that the current geopolitical state of the world is unstable and dangerous. Read More

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A Gulf of Factors to Consider – From Identifying Investor Risk Profiles to Geopolitics for Investors

At the Research Foundation Workshop for the Practitioner, Philippa Malmgren will discuss broad-based influences on investment decisions, and Joachim Klement, CFA, will outline the factors that can determine personal risk and return preferences. Read More

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Advance Reading for the Annual Conference: Disentangling Risks, Global Debt, Demography, Geopolitics

Mark Harrison, CFA, selects some pre-conference reading for investment professionals facing some of the most irksome challenges of their careers. Read More

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