Active Tax Management by Taotao Cai & Lisa Goldberg May 5, 2021
An investor might hold on to concentrated stock for a variety of reasons. A position may carry a substantial tax overhang, or perhaps it has emotional value, representing the fruits of hard work building a successful business. Investors are subject, in greater or lesser degrees, to the “endowment effect,” which is our tendency to...
Active Tax Management by Taotao Cai & Lisa Goldberg February 23, 2021
The S&P 500 Index return was up 18.4% in 2020, even though 95% of its constituents experienced a drawdown of more than 10%. This is not, however, just another crazy thing that happened in 2020...
Values-Aligned Investing by Lisa Goldberg September 5, 2019
If you think that fairness and access to the broadest, deepest pool of talent are good reasons for a firm to promote diversity, you may feel better after aligning your money with your personal values. If you expect a diversity-tilted portfolio to outperform its benchmark...
Values-Aligned Investing by Lisa Goldberg May 30, 2019
Financial practitioners have lots of incentives to believe that ESG investing delivers alpha. For example, ESG is among a limited number of growth areas in the financial services industry, and investors are naturally enticed by the idea that...
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