Posts tagged investment
Investing with Mark Baumgartner, CIO at the Institute for Advanced Study

“The key is not to avoid risks, it’s to control them and manage them to the extent possible. That’s the art of investing.” Mark Baumgartner is Chief Investment Officer at the Institute for Advanced Study, an endowment supporting a community of scholars in Princeton, New Jersey. 

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An Interview with Orthogon Partners: Investing in Esoterics and Building Human Capital

“Don't confuse the kinds of things that a firm is doing with the skills that you are acquiring“ - Rishi Ganti and James Lavelle of Orthogon Partners on economics, esoterics, and career.

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The Era of Women’s Financial Independence

Sallie Krawcheck’s professional mission is to help women reach their financial and professional goals, thus enabling them to live better lives and unleashing a positive ripple effect for our families, our communities and our economy.

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Will Student Loans Bring About the Next Financial Crisis?

These student loan asset-backed securities, otherwise known as SLABS, provide investors with cash flow when students make payments on the loan and interest. According to Forbes Magazine, the student loan debt currently figures at $1.52 trillion dollars, behind only mortgage debt.

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Expensive Zip-Codes: China’s Burgeoning Real Estate Market in First-Tier Cities

In the world’s second largest economy, real estate plays a substantial role for both commercial and private investment: due to lack of diversity in investment strategy, the private real estate market in China has become a favored path for private owners trying to maintain and invest their assets.

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The World Cup: Do Countries Get What They Put In?

The Olympics are known for being wildly expensive, and are likely fiscally irresponsible for the vast majority of the world’s countries due to the astronomical costs associated with hosting. How does the FIFA World Cup stack up?

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