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Global Reinsurance Industry: Losses Rising

Global Reinsurance Industry: Losses Rising

After a terrible year for insurance losses, the global reinsurance industry is now celebrating. Over the past ten years, global reinsurance rates have been pushed ever lower thanks to the low cost of capital, and demand from investors seeking improved […]

Moody’s – Pension Liabilities Surge In 2017

Moody’s – Pension Liabilities Surge In 2017

A recent report from Moody’s Investor Service presages troubling times for pensions belonging to the 50 largest local governments- US. According to the report, Adjusted Net Pension Liabilities (ANPLs) rose in the 2016 fiscal year for 42 of the 50 […]

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Michael Mauboussin: Some Influential Books Along The Journey

Michael Mauboussin is the author of The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports, and Investing (Harvard Business Review Press, 2012), Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition (Harvard Business Press, 2009) and More Than You Know: Finding […]

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Get Ready Wall Street, Google And Amazon Are Coming

Hiromichi Mizuno, now in his third year as chief investment officer of Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund, the world’s biggest manager of retirement savings, thinks dramatic changes are ahead for asset managers. While the headlines blare “World’s Biggest Asset Manager Says […]

Understanding Economic Cycle

Understanding Economic Cycle

Understanding economic cycle and how they impact financial markets is a crucial skillset in managing an investment portfolio. But what does this really mean, and how can we implement it? The below article is designed to run you through how […]