Swiss Firm Brings Together Science, Application in Behavioral Finance
“Prior to the crisis, it seemed there was a belief that a customer in Switzerland is the same as a customer in China, but this is not at all the case for a number of reasons,” Hens said.
Despite Egypt’s Turmoil, Investors Hopeful About Business Climate
Some investors see Egypt’s new president and one of his top appointees as a stabilizing force for the country’ economic prospects.
Investors Take Notice: Victorious ANC Focusing on South Africa’s Economy
The election results have clearly shown that the party’s support is waning, as many South Africans have become increasingly frustrated with the ANC.
Advisory Research Finds Opportunity in Emerging Markets
Advisory Research in Chicago, an investor in the international small and SMid-cap market, on how it boosted its EM holdings.
Parliamentary Elections Underscore Challenges for EU
The worst of the European financial crisis may be over but results of the recent European parliamentary elections suggest the EU still has many challenges to contend with going forward.
Championing Diversity Among Financial Planning Students
Promoting diversity at the undergraduate level is an important goal for William Paterson University's Luke Dean and Texas Tech's Vickie Hampton.
Investors Looking for Long-Term Stability in Thailand
Thailand is no stranger to coups, but no coup has derailed the Thai economy. Investors are watching closely, though, hoping this time isn't different.
How Behavioral Finance Can Help Bond Investors
The principles of behavioral finance have been applied extensively to the equity markets, but what about the fixed income market?
Wade Pfau, Practical Academic: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
When it comes to retirement planning education, Pfau considers it his priority to bridge the gap between academic research and its practical application.
Bill Gross, PIMCO’s Intriguing Leader: 2014 IA 25 Profile
"Treasure your pets and all living things. Eventually we all stop living," Gross wrote in a commentary after his beloved cat, Bob, died.