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  • Jul 21, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    A History of Being Wrong

    Predicting calamity for the financial markets is a regular sport. Some even manage to turn doomsaying into a profitable gig selling newsletters, gold vaults and investment strategies meant to survive the fiscal collapse. But how often are these pundits right?...More
  • Jul 10, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    'People Are The Weakest Link'

    There’s so much chatter about the flood of cybersecurity threats around financial services firms, and the technology that can hold it at bay, it’s easy to forget most lapses are the result of personal negligence - even among people who should know better....More
  • Jun 5, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    What Can Investors Learn From The NFL Draft?

    The best companies don’t always make the best stocks for investors, yet many overconfident managers will pay full price for them. Savvy managers go against the grain, and pick up neglected names that will perform better over time....More
  • May 27, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    What TV Can Teach Us About Managing Wealth

    From Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones to Grey's Anatomy, the plots of multiple popular shows are dealing with real-life financial and family planning issues....More
  • May 19, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    In Defense of Lynn Tilton

    The Securities and Exchange Commission’s arguments for bringing its recent case against Patriarch Partners and its founder and CEO, Lynn Tilton, are weak and specious, according to an op-ed published by a Yale Law professor....More
  • May 14, 2015
    Commentary

    Does Yale Need Another $150 Million?

    Dylan Matthews at Vox.com asks if Yale is the most deserving of charities to receive Blackstone founder and billionaire Stephen Schwarzman’s recent, and tax-deductible, gift of $150 million for a new performance hall....More
  • May 6, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Diplomas Without Debt

    FutureAdvisor became the first robo-advisor to offer an automated college savings plan Tuesday when it launched the new “Diplomas Without Debt” service....More
  • Apr 2, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Does Money Buy a Bigger Brain?

    Money can buy an education, a home in an environmentally beneficial area, language lessons and mind-expanding cultural excursions. So does it make sense that it can also buy you a bigger brain?...More
  • Mar 5, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Meet the New Activist Investors

    Following the lead of Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman and Daniel Loeb, two of the largest asset managers are adopting the “activist investor” strategy....More
  • Jan 20, 2015
    blog

    Should you Get Fired For Beating the Market?

    Your clients shouldn’t jump for joy or reward you with a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle if their portfolios outperformed in 2014. They should fire you instead, argues one financial advisor....More

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