Author Archives: Mark Harrison, CFAMark Harrison, CFA, was director of journal publications at CFA Institute, where he supported a suite of member publications, including the Financial Analysts Journal, In Practice summaries, and CFA Digest. He has more than 12 years of investment experience as a portfolio manager and securities analyst. Harrison is a graduate of the University of Oxford.
Investing in a Market Maelstrom
The 2016 Middle East Investment Conference will convene amid a market maelstrom of volatile oil prices, negative interest rates, geopolitical drama, and national budget revisions. Read More
Why Demographics Are Core to Understanding Growth and Financial Markets
There is opportunity to exploit a gigantic demographic dividend — but it is accompanied by many avoidable threats and risks. Read More
Geopolitics Comeback and a New Great Game
Philippa Malmgren, president and founder of DRPM Group, calls for investment professionals to return geopolitics to the forefront of the landscape at the 2015 CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference in Kuwait. Read More
Investing in New Realities: Commodities, Disruptive Megatrends, and State Capitalism
Selections from CFA Institute Conference Proceedings for investment professionals ready to re-consider new investing realities by engaging with the latest thinking on global economics, frontier markets, innovative investment techniques and disruptive industry trends. Read More
Avinash Persaud: Who Will Win the Currency Wars?
“The Americans or the Chinese?” asks risk expert and chairman at Intelligence Capital Limited, Avinash Persaud, at the CFA Institute Middle East investment Conference. Read More
Anil Gaba: How to Make Better Investment Decisions under Uncertainty
Anil Gaba, chaired professor of risk management at INSEAD, gives a range of practical pointers to help navigate the difficult process of making decisions under conditions of uncertainty. Read More
Arnab Das: We Are Caught in a Trap of Excessive Debt
Arnab Das, managing director of research and investment strategy at Roubini Global Economics, argues the most important parallel issues are the distribution between creditors and debtors and the balance between future and present economic activity. Read More