Micro-Investing App Lets Users Invest Spare Change
The app, Acorns, has no minimum account balance and uses ETF portfolios designed with the help of Nobel laureate Harry Markowitz.
Investor Behavior by the Book
As you might imagine, people send me more books to review than I can possibly read. But "Investor Behavior" piqued my interest.
Institutional Investors Pouring Themselves Into Risk Management
A study by BNY Mellon and Nobel winner Harry Markowitz finds investors focus on targeted returns and use of alternatives
The Real Value of Risk Questionnaires
Conversations with Geoff Davey of FinaMetrica and Steve Atkinson of Loring Ward reveal the relationship-building value of client risk assessments.
My Conversation With Harry Markowitz: MPT and Behavioral Economics
The father of modern portfolio theory can still educate and surprise, as in our conversation on how MPT can, and should, work with behavioral finance.
Investing for a Lifetime With Life-Cycle Investing
A decade ago, Paula H. Hogan had one of those incredible a-ha moments. It was profound, with deep implications for the advisor’s business—perhaps even for the entire financial services industry.
Is Portfolio Theory Dead? Markowitz Stands His Ground
Modern portfolio theory isn’t dead, says theory inventor and Nobel laureate Harry Markowitz.
Milevsky: What Is Your Financial Legacy – Today?
In the beginning, life insurance was perceived as just another gamble, or a game of chance, involving three parties.
My Lunch with Professor Menahem Yaari
Menahem Yaari is an emeritus professor of economics at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and past president of the Israeli Academy of Sciences. He retired from active teaching over a decade ago, but continues to lecture widely and address scholarly conferences around the world. Amongst his many accomplishments and honors, he...
Look at GOP Candidates; Markowitz Defends MPT; 10 Team Building Mistakes: August Research—Slideshow
Author and analyst Nicole Gelinas laments the absence of meaningful debate on the one key issue in today’s economy: the houses of debt Americans are living in. Plus, practical advice on teambuilding, storyselling and more...