Category Archives: Investments

Talk on Alternative Factor Investing

QWAFAFEW* Denver meets September 12th with a discussion on alternative factor investing!   Please RSVP now. Event Details and Location: We will meet at the Cactus Club in Denver, located at 1621 Blake St, starting at 5:30pm. Our format will allow ample … Continue reading

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Pitfalls to a Proposed Market Reform?

In 2012, I moderated a session at Brandeis International Business School’s Municipal Finance Conference.  In this session, Professor Andrew Ang of Columbia Business School presented a proposal to create a nonprofit independent advisory firm—CommonMuni—that would reduce borrowing costs for municipalities … Continue reading

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Upcoming Talk on the National Debt

On Wednesday, October 24, I will give a talk to the Finance Club of the University of Colorado at Boulder.  The name of the talk is “A Professional’s Guide to the National Debt”, and it will be held at the … Continue reading

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Win Analytics Advises on $100 Million Affordable Housing Transaction

Hunt Companies, Inc. purchased an affordable housing portfolio from Capmark Financial Group for approximately $100 million on October 10, 2011. I am now authorized to disclose that my company, Win Analytics LLC, was an advisor to Hunt on this transaction.

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More Than One Way to Meet that Goal

Just saw an online ad from Prudential promoting a video called: Making Sure People Don’t Outlive Their Money. Is it just me, or is that a little creepy?

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Another View on Gold

I described in an earlier post how Marc Faber argues for precious metals in an era of shaky currencies. In contrast, the value investor Vitaliy Katsnelson expressed skepticism about gold in a post on his site, the Contrarian Edge. One … Continue reading

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Gloom-Boom-Doom

I enjoyed Dr. Marc Faber’s after-dinner speech at an event last week sponsored by the CFA Society of Colorado. The Swiss-born Dr. Faber is a fund manager and investment advisor based in Asia. He is the author of the “Gloom, … Continue reading

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