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Forbes : Making ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing effective

A review on “sin” stocks co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge Business School featured in the article. The best-performing stocks since 1900 have been tobacco in the United States and alcohol in the United Kingdom it says. The…

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MarketWatch: Opinion: Bulls just won’t believe what interest rates are saying about U.S. stock and bond returns for the next 5 years

Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, was talking about low real investment returns in a recent CFA Institute webinar. This is based on historical data of stock and bond returns…

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Can robots beat the market?

by Dr Mehrshad Motahari, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Mehrshad Motahari The growing trend of replacing active investment managers with computer algorithms (The Economist, 2019) has led to a surge in…

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Stock market volatility

Market volatility to COVID-19 crisis second only to 1987 stock market crash over past 120 years. Stock market volatility during the COVID-19 crisis has been second only to the October 1987 stock market crash over the past 120 years, Professor…

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Wait and see

It will take a while to see how the current stock market downturn rivals historical crashes, says Professor Elroy Dimson in a new podcast. The current slump in world stock markets is substantial, though not as severe as past crashes related to…

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Best first-day IPO

Cancer therapy company Monopar Therapeutics, led by Cambridge MBA Chandler Robinson, has very successful initial public offering (IPO) on Nasdaq. Monopar, a Chicago-based company seeking to improve clinical outcomes for cancer patients, led by Cambridge Judge Business School graduate Chandler…

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Understanding the cross-section of international equity markets

Dr Argyris Tsiaras A large literature in international finance has established the relevance of a wide array of frictions in financial investments across borders leading to the concentration of equity investments within national borders (home bias in equity portfolios) and…

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The Irish Times: Can stock markets keep rising in 2020?

Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM), based at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in an article that looks at stock market returns and risks. Read the full article [irishtimes.com]…

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Market gamblers to blame?

by Dr Mehrshad Motahari, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Mehrshad Motahari The Nobel Prize–winning Cumulative Prospect Theory of Tversky and Kahneman (1992) has revolutionised our understanding of how humans make economic…

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The Telegraph: How to invest like… the co-creator of the FTSE100

An interview with Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Dimson talks about creating the FTSE100 list in 1983 and stock market history. (subs) Read the full article […

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