Harvard will use FIFAA to catch Yale

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The endowment model is changing for the cheaper, finds Stephen Foley

Relentless outflow and sinking currencies

John Plender on the end of years of hype about the wonders of investing in the developing world

Relentless heartbreak of trend following

Stephen Foley asks if commodity trading advisers have lost their ability to perform

China gives up the ghost of its debt boom

John Plender considers the problem of saving surpluses

Contrarian plunge into EM is problematic

John Plender warns against treating emerging markets as if they were a homogeneous asset class

Unicorns rarely speak a European language

The view from Silicon Valley is that Europe remains a venture-capital sideshow, says Stephen Foley

The going gets tough for value managers

John Plender addresses the big question: to dump or not to dump?

FUYANG, CHINA - JULY 07: (CHINA OUT) Investors observe the stock market at a stock exchange hall on July 7, 2015 in Fuyang, Anhui Province of China. Chinese shares rebounded to 3,700 points from 3585 points on Tuesday, while by the end of Tuesday's close, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 47.72 points, or 1.26 percent, to close at 3728.19 points. The Shenzhen Component Index slid 700.17 points, or 5.80 percent, to 11375.60 points. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
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Free China markets, as long as they rise

The bursting of the equity bubble could have significant knock-on effects, says James Mackintosh

The tricky business of currency hedging

More and more companies have costs and revenues in numerous currencies, says John Plender

Battle of Congressional budget accounting

Modelling the financial impact of legislation is a political hot potato, says Stephen Foley

The trouble with predicting the end

Jonathan Davis is struggling to guess how long the bull market has left to run

An unholy alliance in share buybacks

Shareholder activists and chief executives are often the only winners, says John Plender

Make a beeline for the tales of woe

Contrarians and deep-value investors need a strong stomach, says James Mackintosh

Activist animals for governance jungle

The record on stewardship is hardly impressive, writes John Plender

Not the end of the 401(k) as we know it

New US pension standards should be welcomed, says Stephen Foley

Bonds have forgotten Buffett’s first rule

In fixed income, fingers everywhere are crossed, finds John Plender

Screeching U-turns on bonds and dollars

The biggest bet in the world has gone into reverse, says James Mackintosh

Freakish price insensitivity drives bonds

The concept of efficient markets looks ever more eccentric, says John Plender

Can shareholders have too much democracy?

Proxy access would be a chance to make boardrooms less male, pale and stale, writes Stephen Foley

Arbitrage in the electronic jungle

John Plender finds a marketplace fragmented by computerised reactions to short-term price movements