Hot Reads: Institutions Setting a Low Bar?

Hot Reads: Institutions Setting a Low Bar?

Plus, ethereum’s merge reduced its energy consumption by 99%.
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How Institutions Game Benchmarks (Institutional Investor) 
Are allocators choosing a low bar to assess their performance?


How Ethereum’s Merge Made Crypto Mining More Sustainable (CNBC)
The merge has reduced ethereum’s energy consumption by more than 99%.


Global Markets Rebounded Broadly Last Week (Capital Markets)
The rally was led by inflation-indexed non-U.S. bonds.


The Fed and Global Financial Stability (CFA Institute)
The impact of Fed policy on the global financial system is yet another feature of the COVID-19 pandemic that caught investors off guard.


The Effect of Indexing on Price Discovery, Limits to Arbitrage (Alpha Architect)
A study built around the FTSE Russell reconstitution considers whether indexing distorts markets.


Saudi Arabia Swings Toward Russia (Jackson Hole Economics)
The kingdom’s recent moves could accelerate the West’s shift from fossil fuels.


Thematic Fund Resilience & Inflows Confound Critics (Financial Times)
Morningstar analysis shows mainstream equity vehicles are more likely to be closed.


Fed Lines Up Another Big Hike (Advisor Perspectives)
The agency will also likely debate factors for completing the most aggressive tightening cycle in four decades.


Are 401(k)s Enough? (ThinkAdvisor)
The future of retirement.


Long Term Is Not Where Life Is Lived (A Wealth of Common Sense)
How bear markets tempt you into making mistakes.


Say Goodbye to the Dip? (Morningstar)
The Great Moderation may mean investors need to change their thinking about the markets.


How to Give an ETF as a Gift (Investopedia)
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