Tag: investment risk

The Big Short

The Big Short: A Must Read/See

The Big Short: A Must Read/See by Matt Brice, The SOVA Group Get your popcorn ready, Michael Lewis’ The Big Short is coming to a Cinemark near you.  If you haven’t already read the book, do so.  If you can’t […]

Pension Risk Increases In 2015

Pension Risk Increases In 2015

Pension Risk Increases Slightly For Fortune 1000 Plan Sponsors In 2015 by Brendan McFarland, Tower Watson Volatile economic conditions over recent years combined with larger funding gaps have sharpened defined benefit (DB) plan sponsors’ concerns about the financial risk posed […]

When You Buy A Bank…

When You Buy A Bank…

When You Buy A Bank… by Fundoo Professor Proposition 1: When you buy into a bank with your own money, you buy into a highly leveraged situation. That’s because banks employ huge amount of leverage. This leverage will magnify your returns – […]

Systemic Risks In Mutual Funds And ETFs: IMF Report

Systemic Risks In Mutual Funds And ETFs: IMF Report

Plain-vanilla investment products such as mutual funds and exchange-traded-funds can pose financial stability risks, notes IMF report. In its April 2015 report on “The Asset Management Industry and Financial Stability”, the IMF notes oversight of asset management industry should be […]