Category: General

When Will We See More Gender Equality in Investing?

In many spheres, such as politics, media and entertainment, women have made considerable progress in reaching executive leadership positions, achieving higher pay, and building new enterprises. But this ascent hasn’t been achieved everywhere. In my own industry, investing, progress has been painfully slow. Read the full article in The Harvard Business Review

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CNBC: Why drug prices are so difficult to bring down

This article was originally posted by CNBC.com Kari Firestone’s newest article discusses why the incentives for companies and research organizations may not be aligned with customers’ desire for lower drug prices. Additionally, the legal complexity of the Medicare system leaves the government with no negotiating power, further inflating prescription drug prices. Read the full article…

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TEN YEARS AFTER THE CRASH – AMAZING – WHO KNEW?

Written by Kari Firestone On the anniversary of the Crash low on March 6, 2009, at 666 for the S&P 500, I want to commemorate that day both for the reverberating trauma it caused, but, more importantly, for what came after.  Honestly, I feel enormous luck and gratitude that our company, Aureus, hung in there,…

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CNBC: Controversy, dissent and baggage are good for your stock portfolio

This article was written for CNBC.com. Having more than one decision-maker can only work if the participants can handle the fights and come away scuffed-up but, basically, uninjured. Who has ever made much money buying a stock when everyone agreed that it was fantastic idea? Read the full article on CNBC.com here

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CNBC: Tech stocks rebound

Kari Firestone of Aureus Asset Management joins the ‘Fast Money Halftime Report’ team to discuss tech stocks rebounding and if it’s time to buy in. Watch the full video on CNBC.com

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NYT: After a Market Swoon, Investors Are Seeking Safety

While the stock market has shocked us back to the reality that markets don’t just go up all the time, we have seen the logical buying of very oversold stocks and improvement of international markets that hit extremely low valuations compared to the US.  That’s all generally good news for orderly markets. Read the full…

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