Investment Innovation Conference 2017

The Case for Optimism

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Bedlam: Commodities Headed for Steep Dive


“Commodities most vulnerable will be the ones that are most widely held: copper and oil..."

Denmark > U.S. in Household Debt


Since the US has been the poster child for consumer debt, their showing versus other industrialized nations is surprising – in fact, it’s Denmark who’s actually in the lead.

Need a Real Estate Debate Update?


Real Estate investment: is it only for big plans?

Hedge Fund Managers High Five Obama


Obama recently announced that among other things, the US government was planning to prevent banks from engaging in any non-banking activities such as proprietary trading.

New Access to Emerging Infrastructure


Cordiant inks deal to manage emerging market infrastructure fund.

Too Big To Fail


Simon Johnson talks about the biggest problem in US today.

Black Swan Bites Black-Scholes


Taleb and Haug's paper worth a second look.

The Meltdown, Inside and Out


The post-crisis landscape offers Canadian banks unprecedented opportunities.

Reality Check


Real assets held up during the credit crisis—how will they fare post-crisis?

VaR in Motion


Newer VaR models allow estimated portfolio volatility to change according to market conditions.

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