Investing On the Frontier
- WHO CAN YOU TRUST? Laurence, Michael // BRW;8/30/2001, Vol. 23 Issue 34, p42
Discusses the confidence of investors in the opinion of professional experts and the problem of expert independence from boards and managers. State of the financial services industry; Investors affected by the collapses of HIH Insurance and the superannuation trustee Commercial Nominees.
- Calendar. // Investment Management Weekly;4/25/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p11
Presents a calendar of congresses in the financial services industry in the U.S. in May and June 2005. Emerging Managers Summit in Chicago, Illinois; Investment Trends Summit in Girwood, Alaska; Green Mountains Summit on Investor Responsibility in Stowe, Vermont.
- why analysts still matter. Birger, Jon // Money;Jul2002, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p98
Argues that stock analysts are still needed despite questions about conflicts of interest with investment banking departments. Pressure from companies not to downgrade their stock; How pressure from investors is causing analysts to change their rating systems for companies; Advice to ignore buy...
- Assessing the Risk Attitudes of Private Investors Using the Implicit Association Test. Fehr, Robert R.; Hari, Juerg J. // Journal of Financial Service Professionals;Nov2014, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p50
The new European regulation on financial markets requires consultants to assess clients' risk attitudes before advising them on financial products. The aim of the study is to test an alternative measure to quantify the risk attitudes of private investors: the Implicit Association Test (IAT)....
- INDEPENDENT VIEW. Winful, John // Money Marketing;9/9/2004, p37
This article presents information on lack of information of financial products. The real problem is that people in Great Britain are not saving enough money. Encouraging them to save more and provide for their futures is the task that the select committee should have addressed. The problem is...
- Advisers advocate increased UK allocations. Jackson, Gary // Money Marketing (Online Edition);8/29/2013, p41
The article reports that financial advisors have recommended investors with all risk attitudes can increase exposure to British equities. The AFI Aggressive index now has a 31.2 per cent allocation to British equities, while the Balanced index has moved from 25.7 per cent to 28.8 per cent. There...
- It's good to talk. Perks, John // Money Marketing;3/15/2007, p83
The author discusses the significance of developing strategies by the protection sector to address the various challenges faced by investment advisors and their clients in Great Britain. He suggests on the need of further educating fund managers for them to gain awareness on the value of...
- Taking a Hit for Impact Investing: How Big Funds Can Encourage Smaller Peers. Pfeuti, Elizabeth // AiCIO News;2013, p1
Investors showing they are prepared to take a first loss can help convince others to commit, supporters of impact investing have suggested.
- Will the FSA change its mind? Industry puts forward FSCS proposals. Holt, Natalie // Mortgage Strategy (Online Edition);11/2/2012, p5
The article reports on the proposals for Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) funding models as part of an effort to achieve a fairer way of levying regulated firms in Great Britain. It mentions a proposal that would increase the annual limit of claims paid by investment advisers. It...