Most people focus on the threat of passive funds and ETFs to active investment management, but in this seminal paper exclusive to Cuffelinks, Jack Gray warns that Artificial Intelligence has barely scratched the surface.
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Are there investment opportunities out there that only small funds can capitalise on? Being small has some advantages over larger funds which can be used to stand out in an overcrowded industry.
John D Rockefeller turned in his grave when the news drifted in that the Rockefeller Brothers Fund was divesting from fossil fuel companies. What are the responsibilities of companies, funds, directors and trustees?
Different styles of investing are suited to different types of people. Knowing which style is best suited to your character and temperament can make a big difference to your investment outcomes.
Most investors seek re-assurance, certainty, confidence, comfort and rational explanations from finance professionals, but what they often get is jargon-laden confusion. We have much to learn about effective communication.
Despite previous failed attempts to inject a bit of the humanities into technical minds, we are reminded that Goethe, Elliot and other great poets actually can provide insights and wisdom to make for better investors.
Dr. Jack Gray continues his irregular, irritating series of dictionary narratives, with these sagacious insights into the world of financial jargon.
A presentation or panel discussion is time well-spent if you can extract one new idea, and in Boston, a few were surprisingly original, including that it is better to think of the economy as a biological organism.
The irreverent Jack Gray starts his irregular, irritating series of dictionary narratives, with some delightful insights full of political incorrectness.
Two linked factors explain and justify our concern for rank relative to our peers, one largely psychological and sociological, and the other primarily economic. But what are the risks of performance anxiety?
Most people see the financial services industry as untrustworthy, but trust could be re-kindled if we practised two easily-stated pragmatic principles. Ethical behaviour is more likely to enhance success, and it isn’t too onerous.