Category: General

Op-ed: Tech correction was a worthwhile test for the market, which now looks more reasonably valued

On the morning of Sept. 3, the market began to fall, led on the descent by the same technology stocks that had captained the gravity-defying charge upward since late March. Despite being bullish for months, my partners and I appraised the August surge more as a feeding frenzy than the thoughtful recalibration of improving valuations….

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Op-ed: Investors should watch how companies are retooling their sales efforts to meet coronavirus challenges

What seemed like a few decades ago, I mean in February, people used to occasionally ask “How’s business?” Despite usually responding, “Fine, thanks,” I would often think of the inquiry as two-part. One, and probably most important, was about our investment performance, but the other concerned our operations, particularly new business. Read the full article…

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Future Returns: Shining a Brighter Spotlight on Gender Diversity

Kari was quoted in an article for Penta about gender diversity on corporate boards, originally published on 2/18/20. In January, Goldman Sachs made headlines when it became the first Wall Street investment bank to draw a line on board diversity, with CEO David Solomon declaring that his firm wouldn’t take companies public in the U.S. or Europe…

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