Index and Overview of My Stories

Book cover: In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio

Inflation Expectations Matter, and Could Become Self-Fulfilling

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Reexamining the Friedman Doctrine, that The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits

Milton Friedman and money
Milton Friedman, 1976 Wikimedia Commons; money photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash

A look at how unprofitable firms are valued

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A look at the General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, and Toshiba Spin-off announcements

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Your beliefs and investment thesis matter

Weathervane photo by Jordan Ladikos on Unsplash; pigeon photo by Alfred Kenneally on Unsplash

A new book chronicles the rise of passive investing, the pioneers who made it a dominant force in finance — and its potential downsides

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Stephen Foerster

I’m a Finance prof, CFA, and author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio (with Andrew Lo). I write stories about investing. (I don’t give financial advice.)

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