5 Lessons on Investment Indexes Used by Insurers, Other Firms
September 1, 2021 by Allison Bell
Laurence Black has started The Index Standard, a company that could help bring order and quality ratings to the world’s rapidly growing list of investment indexes.
Black has been working in the index world since 2003, when he was head of thematic research and indexes at a business that’s now part of ABN AMRO. While there, he launched investment indexes with super investors such as Jim Rogers and Joel Greenblatt.
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