Monthly Archives: May 2016

JSFB May Edition: “Relativity”

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This month in the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance and Banking (JSFB), we consider the issue of “Relativity” in the capital markets. Einstein showed that even though the laws of physics are the same everywhere, people experience time and space differently. It follows that individual perspectives on change are relative to one’s own current position.

The Power—and Danger—of Suggestion

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  There is ample evidence that our minds consistently distort our perception of the world when making decisions under uncertainty, even within our own constructs of reality. Distortion in perception can stem not only from differences in experience and education but also the necessary use of heuristic judgments. We use heuristics[1] — mental shortcuts that… Read more »

Regional and Sector Strategy: Monthly Update

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Our earnings momentum metric has been refined. In addition, we have also introduced a methodology for weighting ESG factors in sectors and regions. These modifications have resulted in an unusually large number of changes in recommendations.