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Leslie Willcocks, professor of technology, work, and globalization at the London School of Economics’ Department of Management, talks about robotic process automation—its impact on work, the strategic and financial benefits, and how to capture them.

McKinsey: Can you start by defining robotic process automation (RPA)?

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Keeping up with the consumer [0.30]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 1:27 p.m. by McKinsey Insights & Publications @ [source]

Scott Simony, head of industry at Google, explains why insurers have to learn how to use data to write better business—fast. A major trigger that sets people to thinking about their financial needs is life events.

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Contrary to conventional wisdom, a commoditized chemical business can be as profitable as a specialty one. While the history of the chemical sector is one of relentless commoditization as one generation’s innovations become standard products of the next, the pace is increasing.

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Lessons in Locking In TLT and SLV Profits [0.13]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 12:41 p.m. by Jay On The Markets @ [source]

In this article on 2/27, I wrote about a potential bear put spread in ticker TLT (Figure 1), betting on a decline in bonds prices. It turned out to be fortuitous as the open profit – left unadjusted – would have eventually ended up as a loss (See Figure 3).

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My guest this week is David Salem. David was the founding president and CIO for The Investment Fund for Foundations, which served 800 endowed charities under David’s 18-year tenure.

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Meir Statman Keynoting at EBI West Conference [0.17]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 12:30 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

We are but one month away from the Evidence-Based Investing Conference West, making its debut at the fabulous Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point,California.

And, we just added another outstanding keynote speaker: Santa Clara University Professor of Finance Meir Statman.

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Flat April for Managed Futures [0.11]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 12:15 p.m. by Wisdom Trading @ [cached copy]

A fairly uneventful month performance-wise for the Managed Futures funds we follow in this report. The returns are actual trading results reported by the CTAs and sourced from CTA databases/websites (including AutumnGold, IASG, Altegris and individual manager websites).

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Hot Links: If Wishes Come True [0.27]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 12:01 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

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Several advisors shared the objective actions they take to engender client trust.

Waterstone holds many events that signal to clients that the firm cares about them, she added.

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Strong Rebound Expected For US Q2 GDP Growth [0.06]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 11:06 a.m. by The Capital Spectator @ [source]

The tepid rise in first-quarter GDP growth is on track for a sharp acceleration in Q2, according to estimates from several sources. The bank’s May 16 update calls for a robust 4.1% increase in Q2 output.

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Trump’s Saudi Arabia: Then & Now [0.14]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 10:30 a.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump railed against President Barack Obama for failing to utter the words “radical Islamic terrorism.” He accused the foundation run by Bill and Hillary Clinton of corruption for accepting charitable contributions from Saudi Arabia and chastised first lady Michelle Obama for not covering her head during a visit to the Kingdom. Now that he’s president, Trump has changed his tune.

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As a reminder, we will be consolidating our web presence in the coming months. will be ported over to our new home for research and content at

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Most Stock Anomalies Fake News? [PREMIUM] [None]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 10 a.m. by CXO Advisory @ [source]


Thank you for inviting me to speak and for that kind introduction.

Since the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve has used short-term interest rates and its balance sheet to achieve its policy objectives.

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Daily Outflows Total $3.5B [0.15]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM U.S. Equity -5,125.09 1,609,959.62 -0.32% International Equity 861.55 644,487.27 0.13% U.S.

Disclaimer: All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.


ETF League Table As Of May 22, 2017 [0.04]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

Disclaimer: All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.


ETF Watch: Newcomer Debuts Commodity Funds [0.12]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 2:45 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

The wave of next-generation commodity ETFs is continuing to build on Monday with the launch of two broad commodity funds from a new issuer. The GraniteShares Bloomberg Commodity Broad Strategy No K-1 ETF (COMB) and the GraniteShares S&P GSCI Commodity Broad Strategy No K-1 ETF (COMG) will both track well-known commodity benchmarks.

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The Honourable Prime Minister of India, while sharing his expectations from the hydrocarbon sector and the government’s endeavour to achieve energy security, laid out his vision for India’s energy future in the form of four pillars—access, efficiency, sustainability and security. India cannot be energy secure if “access” to modern energy, e.g., electricity, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or piped natural gas (PNG), is not provided to every Indian.

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Posted on May 23, 2017, 1:25 a.m. by Statistical Ideas @ [source]