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What makes a good fund manager? Clare Flynn Levy curates pointers from some of the investment industry’s top thought leaders.
Is it time to start selling growth stocks and buying value stocks? Gautam Dhingra, PhD, CFA, shares his take.
There is no shortage of hypothetical performance claims that suggest tax-loss harvesting strategies will significantly boost an investor’s after-tax returns. David Allison, CFA, CIPM, says such claims should be taken with a healthy dose of skepticism.
Critics of blockchain technology claim that it is too slow for financial transactions and that its consensus mechanism uses too much energy. In an interview with Larry Cao, CFA, Carl Wegner of the blockchain technology developer R3 paints a more encouraging picture.
“We’re transitioning into a very delicate and challenging time for fixed-income investing,” Anne Walsh, CFA, told the audience at the 63rd Annual Financial Analysts Seminar. Julie Hammond, CFA, discusses Walsh’s insights.
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Paul McCaffrey is the editor of Enterprising Investor at CFA Institute. Previously, he served as an editor at the H.W. Wilson Company. His writing has appeared in Financial Planning and DailyFinance, among other publications. He holds a BA in English from Vassar College and an MA in journalism from the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism.