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MITCHEM: GENDER PARITY PLEDGE

November 17, 2017

GENDER PARITY PLEDGE

At last count, 32 women were CEOs of a Fortune 500 company. Why so few? Kristi Mitchem, CEO of Wells Fargo Asset Management is on a mission to increase those numbers and has joined with other top women executives to overcome the obstacles.

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GAFFNEY: THINKING TIME

November 10, 2017

THINKING TIME

In this era of information overload, finding the time to think is a struggle, especially if you are running wide-ranging global portfolios. Kathleen Gaffney has found a way.

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STATTMAN: THE RIGHT TIME

November 3, 2017

THE RIGHT TIME

Nearly three decades after co-founding and running the multi-billion dollar BlackRock Global Allocation Fund Dennis Stattman got his team in place and retired, with no regrets.

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PERON: INDEXING IMPACT ON MARKET

October 27, 2017

INDEXING IMPACT ON MARKET

Northern Trust Asset Management’s head of Global Equity, Matthew Peron, oversees a
multi-strategy approach using active, passive, fundamental and quantitative techniques, with an expertise in factor-based investing. It gives him a big picture understanding of what’s going on in the markets. With the enormous flows of money going into passive investment vehicles we asked him if he was seeing any market dislocations.

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BOOKSTABER: MARKET RISKS

October 20, 2017

BOOKSTABER: MARKET RISKS

Well before the 2008/2009 financial crisis leading risk expert, Richard Bookstaber warned about the potential dangers of high leverage and complex financial derivatives in his book, A Demon of Our Own Design: Markets, Hedge Funds and the Perils of Financial Innovation. He is now concerned about two new market risks: illiquidity and low volatility and writes about them in his new book, THE END OF THEORY: Financial Crises, the Failure of Economics, and the Sweep of Human Interaction. He explains why its titled THE END OF THEORY.

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