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## Losing Is Painful…

Last night, my hometown team, the Los Angeles Dodgers, was defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship series.  The Cardinals will go on to the World Series for a chance at what could be their 20th world championship… while the...

## A Little Piece on GIPS… (repost)

(Note:  I wrote this post as a guest blogger for the STP Investment Services blog, but it appears that blog is offline and we received a request for the information, so I decided to post the information directly here.)  The What, Why and Who of the...

## Congratulations to Eugene Fama (Nobel Prize)!

Congratulations to Professor Eugene Fama of the University of Chicago!  The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences just announced that Mr. Fama (along with Robert Schiller and Lars Peter Hansen) has won this year’s Nobel prize in Economics, for their work on...

## What Is a Performance Triangle?

At the CIPM Expert Level, the topic of “performance triangles” is covered, and there is one specific Learning Outcome Statement on the subject:Demonstrate the use of performance triangles vs. benchmarks in assessing a manager’s track record Having...

## Fast Calculation of Internal Rate of Return (in Multiple Choice Situations…), Part II

In my last post, I covered a “fast” way to solve multiple choice internal rate of return exercises.  In today’s post, I look at a second quick method.Recall the details from the last post:Account market value on 3/31 is \$56.3 millionAccount...

## Fast Calculation of Internal Rate of Return (in Multiple Choice Situations…), Part I

I have covered the steps to calculating internal rate of return in a few different posts on the blog, including here, here and here.  I have also covered the steps to use the cash flow worksheets of the TI BA II Plus and the HP 12 C.  You may have read the...

# The Journal of Performance Measurement

The Performance Measurement Resource.