Thought Leadership

LIBOR

LIBOR has been dubbed the most important number in finance but its demise is nigh. Formally, it is an acronym…

Santa Claus

Santa Claus is sometimes noted as St. Nicholas, who was a monk in modern-day Turkey. He prayed to his God…

Catastrophes

  A momentous failure and utter fiasco are apt descriptions of a catastrophe – but the implied negativity should not…

Inflation Trap

  The classic definition of inflation is a general increase in prices and a fall in the purchasing power of…

Competitiveness

If ever there was one word that cuts to the heart of capitalism it is surely competitiveness. It suggests that…

Bank of Mom & Dad

Jewish weddings are a hoot. We could learn a lot from them – and maybe we should. Religious vows play…

Wealth & GDP

First, let’s consider some definitions. Wealth is described as the total aggregation of economic resources – including assets and long-term…

MMPI Escalator Plan Series 74

  MMPI is delighted to announce the launch of its new investment product. The MMPI Escalator Plan Series 74 is…

Time-Horizon Preferences

John Maynard Keynes was right in 1923 when he declared, “In the long run we’re all dead”. One of MMPI’s…

MMPI Investment Report 2021 Q3

Another very exciting year so far for MMPI’s investment products, with 15 maturities posting positive returns. These represent extremely attractive…

Academic Risk

    Educational texts are awash with varying definitions of risk, which annoyingly imply that risk lacks practical relevance or…

Conflicts of Interest

A conflict of interest is a predicament that has the potential to undermine one’s ability to act impartially. While conflicts…