Dr. Harry Markowitz Honored by Loring Ward

blog_harry_awardLoring Ward today awarded Dr. Harry Markowitz its Heritage Award at the firm’s National Education Conference in San Diego. Markowitz, best known for winning the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1990 for his work on portfolio selection, has served on Loring Ward’s Investment Committee since 2010.
According to Loring Ward’s CEO, Alex Potts, “Our firm has drawn on the research and powerful insights of many leading academics to build our Asset Class Investing portfolios, but no one has had a larger and more wide ranging impact than Dr. Markowitz. We are so privileged to be able to honor his lifetime of contributions to financial services, and to recognize his impact on millions of investors.”
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Put Science on Your Side

Blog_360_LaureatesThis article will be featured in the spring edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter.
When you hear the word “science” you might immediately think of test tubes, lab coats and your favorite — or least favorite — subject in school. But the kind of science we’re talking about has nothing to do with microscopes and everything to do with financial research and analysis — all intended to decrease guesswork and speculation while increasing understanding, confidence and, potentially, returns for your portfolio. Welcome to financial science. Continue reading