10 years on from the Lehman collapse – what have I learned?

With the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse fast approaching, it is a good time to take stock and reflect on the lessons we have learned from it.

Posted 09.13.18 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

10 years since the GFC: Is growth in indexing just the beginning?

The world of indexing has seen explosive growth since the GFC, ushering in a sea change in the way assets are managed.

Posted 09.12.18 Hamish Seegopaul

10 Years After: A Changed World for Financials?

On the 10th anniversary of the failure of Lehman Brothers, we dug into the risk and return characteristics of US Financial stocks to see what's changed.

Posted 09.11.18 Melissa R. Brown, CFA

China’s Sensitivity to Non-Energy Commodities—a Weakness in the Trade War

If commodities continue to fall, all Chinese sectors (except Telecommunications) would stand to lose in the short run.

Posted 09.04.18 Diana R. Rudean, PhD

US Interest Rate Increase Hits Emerging Markets, But None More Than Turkey

Emerging markets are first to get hurt when the US raises interest rates. This is particularly true for those with large USD denominated debt and account deficits, such as Turkey.

Posted 08.27.18 Olivier d'Assier

What Does Risk Tell Us About the Longest Bull Run in History? Less Than We Would Hope…

To paraphrase Tolstoy, all happy families, and all bull markets, are alike—when stocks go up, so does market sentiment. But the flip side—volatility—goes its own way. 

Posted 08.23.18 Melissa R. Brown, CFA