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Selections: Latest Education Content from CFA InstituteJune 2018    


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STRATEGIC INSIGHTS and thought leadership

Investment Firm of the Future

CFA Institute Report

In Practice: Debunking the "Roll Yield" Myth in Futures Markets

Keyur Patel | CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal® companion piece| 0.25 CE

Alternative Investments: A Primer for Investment Professionals

Donald R. Chambers, Keith Black, CFA, and Nelson J. Lacey, CFA | CFA Institute Research Foundation | 5 CE

In Practice: Reassessing the Drivers of Commodity Futures Returns

Phil Davis | CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal companion piece | 0.25 CE

High-Frequency Trading as Viewed through an Electron Microscope

Albert J. Menkveld | CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal | 0.5 CE

Skill Ratio: A New Measure for the (Lack of) Persistence in Active Management

Daniel Blais, CFA | Enterprising Investor blog

Why Everyone Hates Finance, and What to Do about It

Paul McCaffrey | CFA Institute Annual Conference blog

In Practice: Does Overdiversification Harm Mutual Fund Returns?

Keyur Patel | CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal companion piece | 0.25 CE

Industry Trends, Research, and Commentary

Cryptocurrencies: The Rise of Decentralized Money

Umed Saidov, CFA | Enterprising Investor blog

The Rise of Active Indexing through ETFs

Julie Hammond, CFA | CFA Institute Annual Conference blog

Investing in Nigeria: Exploring the Investment Potential of One of Africa's Leading Economies

Oscar Onyema and James K.D. Benoit, CFA | Webcast | 1 CE

18 Chart Crimes and Misdemeanors

Sloane Ortel | Enterprising Investor blog

Risk and Opportunities in Frontier Markets

Shreenivas Kunte, CFA | CFA Institute Annual Conference blog

The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming!

Lauren Foster | Enterprising Investor blog

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman | Webcast | 1 CE

Decrypting Earnings Calls with Natural Language Processing

Peter M.J. Gross | CFA Institute Annual Conference blog

Chinese Government Bonds: The Elephant in the Room

Rob Gowen, CFA | Enterprising Investor blog

Financial Behavior: Players, Services, Products, and Markets (a review)

Martin Fridson, CFA | Book Review

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Managing Wealth, Ethics, and Your Career

Adding Value with Strategic Sales of Muni Bonds

Andrew Kalotay and Bob Dannhauser, CFA | Archived Webinar | 1 CE

Technology and Innovation in Personal Financial Planning

Alex Murguia | Take 15 Series | 0.5 CE

Ethics in Practice: Valuing Assets and Calculating Fees

Jon Stokes | Market Integrity Insights blog

Financial Misconduct Trends: Conflicts of Interest and False Performance Claims

Crystal Detamore | Enterprising Investor blog

Corporate Governance Regulation in Asia: New Risks and Opportunities for Investors

Jamie Allen and Shreenivas Kunte, CFA | Archived Webinar | 1 CE

The Selling Mindset: Career Strategies for Ascending the Ranks

Julia VanDeren | CFA Institute Annual Conference blog

9 Ways to Survive Disruption in the Workplace

Julia VanDeren | CFA Institute Annual Conference blog


Insights on Smart Beta and Factor Investing

Jason Hsu and Shreenivas Kunte, CFA | Live Webinar | 28 June 2018, 5:30 p.m. IST

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STRATEGIC INSIGHTS and thought leadership

Are Cashflows Better Stock Return Predictors than Profits?

Steve Foerster, CFA | Webcast | 0.5 CE

Compound Your Face Off, with Wes Gray

Wes Gray and Patrick O'Shaughnessy, CFA | Podcast | 1 CE

Has Momentum Lost Its Momentum?

Debarati Bhattacharya, Wei-Hsien Li, and Gokhan Sonaer | Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting | Summarized in CFA Digest

News Moves Stocks: Read All about It!

Phil Davis | In Practice

Eugene Fama: Stick with Basic Factors

Ron Rimkus, CFA | Enterprising Investor blog

Portfolio Concentration and Performance of Institutional Investors Worldwide

Nicole Choi, Mark Fedenia, Hilla Skiba, CFA, and Tatyana Sokolyk | Journal of Financial Economics | Summarized in CFA Digest

How ESG Standards Underpin Investment Analysis

Bryan Esterly, CFA | Webcast | 1 CE | 1 SER

Investing in Family-Controlled Businesses: Benefits and Risks

Robert Del Mauro | Enterprising Investor blog

The Behavioral Financial Analyst

C. Thomas Howard | Webcast | 1.5 CE

The Opportunity Cost of Negative Screening in Socially Responsible Investing

Pieter Jan Trinks and Bert Scholtens | Journal of Business Ethics | Summarized in CFA Digest

market commentary, research, and analysis

Assessing the Implications of Brexit: What Investment Professionals Need to Know

Rhodri Preece, CFA | Market Integrity Insights blog

Where Markets Fail: Visible Hands

Jason Voss, CFA | Enterprising Investor blog

History Is Repeating Itself: Get Ready for a Long Dry Spell

Ramzi Ben-Abdallah and Michèle Breton | Financial Analysts Journal® | 1 CE

Initial Coin Offerings: What Happens When a Bubble Cannot Expand?

Sviatoslav Rosov, CFA | Market Integrity Insights blog

Stick to the Fundamentals and Discover Your Peers

Jens Overgaard Knudsen, Simon Kold, and Thomas Plenborg | Financial Analysts Journal | 1 CE


Tech and Wealth Management: Transformative or Disruptive?

Steve Lockshin and Sebastian Dovey | CFA Society Los Angeles Webcast | 1 CE

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Robo-Advisers: The Future of Finance?

Sviatoslav Rosov, CFA | Market Integrity Insights blog

The Blockchain Identity

Campbell R. Harvey | Webcast | 1.5 CE

The Sharing Economy and Crowd-Based Capitalism: How Digital Technologies Transform Business, Government, and Society

Arun Sundararajan | Webcast | 1 CE


Measuring and Managing Market Risk (2018)

Refresher Readings | 1.5 CE

Financial Risk Tolerance: A Psychometric Review

John E. Grable | Research Foundation Briefs | 0.5 CE

Geopolitics: Why It Is Important and Current Hot Spots

Willis Sparks | Take 15 Series | 0.5 CE

Tools for Maximizing Your Career Success

Carla Harris | Webcast | 1 CE​