When Numbers Do Lie: The Case for Qualitative Analysis

On paper, the numbers are great, but there are factors that can’t be quantified. The case for qualitative analysis in a quantitative world.

Let’s go back: it’s summer 2015. A simpler time. That “Want to Want Me” song won’t stop playing, over and over again, from every radio on Earth. The phrase “fake news” has yet to enter common parlance.

And in every publication is a profile of a young woman, often accompanied by a photo of her in a black turtleneck, studying a tiny vial holding an even tinier drop of blood. You know, the picture from the featured image.  Continue reading “When Numbers Do Lie: The Case for Qualitative Analysis”

Making Good or Doing Good? ESG Factors and Your Company

ESG Factors are the new normal for conscious investing.

There are a lot of things that investors care about.

They like to know about profitability, about market trends, and about a company’s competitive edge. Increasingly, though, they also like to know whether or not a company’s committing war crimes, or making an endangered species go extinct. But how does one measure this ethical accountability?

Enter ESG Factors. Continue reading “Making Good or Doing Good? ESG Factors and Your Company”