Author Archives: Jason Voss, CFA

Jason Voss, CFA, is a content director at CFA Institute, where he tirelessly focuses on improving the ability of investors to better serve end clients. He is the author of the Foreword Reviews Business Book of the Year Finalist, The Intuitive Investor. Jason also ran a successful blog titled What My Intuition Tells Me Now. Previously, Voss was a portfolio manager at Davis Selected Advisers, L.P., where he co-managed the Davis Appreciation and Income Fund. He holds a BA in economics and an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of Colorado.

3 Key Elements for Successful Geopolitical Analysis

Jason Voss, CFA, explains how an understanding of geography, history, and expectations leads to simpler, clearer, and more accurate predictions of globally important events. Read More

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An Important Report on Middle Eastern High-Net-Worth Individuals

At the Middle East Investment Conference, Khaled Sifri, CEO, Emirates Investment Bank provided unique transparency into Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) high-net-worth individuals. Read More

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A President’s View of the Art of Negotiation

It isn’t often that you get a chance to listen to a former sitting president discuss the art of negotiation; and it is rarer still that you learn negotiating secrets from a leader whose peace treaty helped to end an intractable conflict and garnered him a Nobel Peace Prize nomination. Read More

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Modern Finance Is Seeing Historic Levels of Speculation

Not surprisingly, the 2008–2009 global financial crisis sent many financial professionals looking to history for a sense of appropriate context and perspective to understand the magnitude of such a catastrophic financial shock. This, in turn, sparked a general interest in financial history, but with few professional sources to turn to. At the 2014 Middle East Investment Conference, professor Adrian Bell, head of the ICMA Centre at the University of Reading’s Henley Business School considered the question of whether or not modern finance existed in the Middle Ages. Read More

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Middle Eastern Intelligence from within the Middle East

News and geopolitical analyses of the Middle East coming from outside of the region tend to be monolithic: It’s all about the oil. Raghida Dergham has a more nuanced understanding of the region. Read More

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