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Prieur du Plessis
"There are many independent directors who had never met an investor," says Vanguard, calling for boardrooms shake-up…
Are we entering a “selective” global recession?, asks Steph Aust via @MarketCycle…
"Board Composition: A Matter of Strategy?" Should board members be primarily selected for their expertise regarding …
A strategy-based perspective: a fresh look at board oversight of corporate strategy. #corpgov
A strategic approach to governance, risk & compliance. via @nyse #corpgov
What makes great boards great? "It’s not rules and regulations. It’s the way people work together," says Yale's Sonn…
Japan working on 18 year breakout, Yen 30 year breakdown. via @KimbleCharting
How to avoid sabotage and sidetracks in board meetings. Avoid big boards! via @FT #corpgov
Is there a right size for corporate boards? via @ProfBainbridge #corpgov
Calpers shows masters of hedge-fund universe have no clothes. via @WSJeurope
Howard Marks on risk assessment, market strategy via @BloombergTV
The best leaders are insatiable learners. So true! #corpgov
How to “rightsize” your board. #corpgov
What are the biggest barriers to build a harmonized corporate board? #corpgov
It's been a really long time since we've seen a 10% decline in stocks. #stocks #stocks
Establishing good governance and transparency in corporate business via @ShareThis #corpgov
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Boards need to step up oversight of cybersecurity. #corpgov
Excellent paper on link between ESG (environmental, social and governance) ratings and stock returns. #governance.…
Retooling the board - culling the deadweight. #corpgov
Little-known, directors of mutual funds can pull in six figures! Any vacancies? #corpgov
One of my favorite money managers, Michael Mauboussin, on his book: "The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck…
Letter to new chairman from head of #risk committee, dealing with pertinent risk issues all boards are facing.
Size counts! Smaller boards get bigger returns. #corpgov
Quote from Arnott in @ETFcom Think Tank: "You simply cannot find bargains without fear. The fear, in and of itself, creates bargains."
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"Guardians of governance" - excellent article re role of company secretary. #corpgov…
South Africa in # 2 position in terms of Misery Index (unemployment rate + inflation rate).…
Why do corporate boards remain boys’ clubs when it has been shown that female perspective invigorates boards?
Fascinating that sales for total Chinese smartphones exceeded Samsung's in Q2.…
Growth in banking in emerging markets - accompanied by a need to rethink risk via @ShareThis
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"The Exaggerated Death of Inflation" - well scribed by Harvard's Rogoff.
Smaller boards get bigger returns. A long-held belief of mine confirmed by GMI Ratings study. #CorpGov
via @HarvardBiz Delegating emails is an issue I've often thought about, but have yet to make up my mind.
What "this time it’s different" really means. via @ritholtz
A UK housing bubble or something else? via @SoberLook
Last time this took place…SPY fell 50% and Gold Miners up over 200%! via @KimbleCharting.
Greece: the best of the GIPS? Interesting analysis via @RScubism
Over 400 days without a correction in MSCI World Index. via @ritholtz #stocks
RT @AdrianSaville: 'Mints' are the New Brics, says Jim O'Neill.
Investment Postcards Daily is out! Subscribe for free. Stories via @TheEconomist @ETFtrends @LaurenLyster @ritholtz
From FT's Gavyn Davies: How to detect a market bubble in the S&P 500. @gavyndavies
Shiller on the lack of financial reform, raising concerns about 'the financial fire next time'. via@ProSyn
Three largest S&P 500 declines in 7-years took place when this happened! via @KimbleCharting
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'On both sides of the Atlantic, market economies are failing to deliver for most citizens,' says Stiglitz. via
Cape Town in no 1 spot in the New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2014. #CapeTown
Economists misinterpreting the impact of new technology: it's difficult to measure, so they guess its big @Slate…
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RT @News24: Zuma: We aim to create 6 million jobs. Rather create entrepreneurs who, in turn, can create jobs.