Investor DNA 12/31/2019 — From SRI to Shariah: A Bridge Not too Far
Another year ends. Many of you have never met me and have no idea how this newsletter came to be. I figured it was time to share a bit of history. The first email went out in February 2008, from the then desreted offfices of a company called Riskmetrics Group. The news letter was originally called “News You can Use” and was sent to the 9 original patners of RiskMetrics. It has taken many shapes and colors (and names) throughtout the years but became Investor Daily New Aggregation (i.e., Investor DNA) in 2011, after I left Deutsche Bank. As of today, there are about 13k recipients, with about 10% open rate, and about 5% click through rate. It is read by most CIOs in North America. And if you wondered, it is put together every day, manually, by yours truly. Many past attempts to autimate have proven to be failures. With this little bit of history, so long 2019, hello 2020! I wish you all a wonderful New Year!
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Rudyard Kipling, English short-story writer, poet, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, his tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. Learn more about Kipling’s life and work.
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[ re-truh-spek-shuhn ]
the action, process, or faculty of looking back on things past.
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
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