Friday, February 26, 2016

Smart beta products risk misleading investors

Financial Times, February, 2nd 2016, Andreas Utermann

Why smart beta is not that smart and is just another marketing trick to investors?

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Is the narrative of "The Big Short" the best explanation of the financial crisis?

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.


 

The Big Short


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On January 27, the director of "The Big Short", Adam McKay visited Washington for a screening of the film hosted by Economic Studies at Brookings. After the screening, Adam McKay joined a panel of financial experts and journalists to discuss whether the film’s narrative is the right one to explain the crisis to the public