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The Bond Market's Ominous Warning?

Yun Li of CNBC reports, Bonds are flashing a huge recession signal — here’s what happened to stocks last time it happened:The bond market is edging closer to signaling a recession, but don’t panic yet. Stocks could have a lot more room to run even if the feared “yield curve” inverts, his ...

Canadian Pensions Embrace New Technologies?

Earlier this week, the Caisse put out a press release, CDPQ Expands Its Artificial Intelligence Offering:Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has announced the creation of a fund dedicated to Québec businesses with a proven track record in artificial intelligence. Funded with a $250- ...

Episode 98: Customer Analytics in the Age of Machine Learning

Imagine being able to capture every source of end-user interaction – from both structured and unstructured data – to provide a rich view of customer experience and actionable intelligence, in real-time. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Derek Wang, the founder and CEO of Stratifyd, a compan ...

The United Kingdom at the crossroads

The British writers and historians Anthony Beevor and Artemis Cooper in 1994 co-authored a richly detailed history and narrative of Paris after the liberation 1944-1949 (London: Penguin Books revised edition, 2004) In the preface to the book they make a haunting statement applicable to the past bu ...

Stocks Enter March Madness?

Fred Imbert of CNBC reports, Stocks post 5-day losing streak, notch worst week of 2019 after anemic jobs report:Stocks fell for a fifth straight day on Friday after the U.S. government released employment data that badly missed expectations, adding to growing concerns that the global economy may be ...

Episode 97: Quantum Computing and Tomorrow’s Problems Today

Quantum computing may be still years away from widespread commercial use. But did you know that you should be future-proofing your encryption against the power of quantum computing now? In this episode of the Georgian Impact Podcast, Jon Prial welcomes Mike Brown, CTO of Isara and former VP of Secu ...

Caisse Invests in India's Financial Services?

Benefits Canada reports, Caisse to invest in Indian financial services company:The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing about US$250 million in ECL Finance Ltd., the non-banking arm of Edelweiss Financial Services.The investment is intended to enable ECL Finance to capitalize on ...

Get Ready For a Bubble in Stocks?

John Melloy of CNBC reports, Ray Dalio, manager of the world's biggest hedge fund, lowers his odds of a recession:After seeing a "significant risk" of a recession only a month ago, the manager of the world's largest hedge fund has lowered his odds of an economic downturn, now that the Federal Reser ...

Canadian Pension Model Must Evolve?

Bert Clark, the president and CEO of the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO), wrote a comment for the Globe and Mail, 'Canadian model' for approaching public pensions must evolve:For the past 25 years, many public pension funds in Canada have followed what’s globally referred to a ...

Episode 96: The Source of Truth in Sales: Conversations with Roy Raanani

Wouldn’t everyone like to clone their most successful sales reps? While we can’t do that (yet), what if you could analyze their conversations to understand what it is that makes one rep more effective than another? In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Roy Raanani, CEO of Chorus, to talk about ...