Tag Archives: Montreal

Karen Firestone on Taking the Right Risks

By applying four tenets of sensible risk taking, Karen Firestone finds better outcomes. Read More

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The Death of Private Equity Has Been Over-Reported

Will Ortel takes the pulse of private equity, reviewing the evidence provided by Professor Claudia Zeisberger, founder of INSEAD’s Global Private Equity Initiative. Read More

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Predicting Bond Default Rates: Martin Fridson’s Method

Most projected high-yield bond default rates in the marketplace, asserts Martin S. Fridson, CFA, are based on a calculation method that is wrong for a number of reasons. Read More

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Best Practices in Pension Fund Management: The Canadian Model

What is the highly acclaimed Canadian public pension fund model, and can its methods be translated to other countries? 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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Join the Online Conversation around #CFAInvest

Join the online discussion around one of the investment industry’s largest and longest running educational gatherings. Read More

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Beyond #CFAInvest: Experiencing Montréal

CFA Society Montreal has provided recommendations for sights and activities that delegates can enjoy during their time in the city. Read More

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Value Investors Fighting the Urge to Herd

The most successful fund managers are contrarians — those who zig when the market zags. Read More

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Complementing #CFAinvest Sessions: Student Networking and Social Opportunities

Personal connections made by #CFAinvest delegates outside of conference sessions can be just as valuable as the investment perspectives shared by established luminaries and influential thinkers. 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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