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Global markets fall amid slowdown fears
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Purdue Pharma has generated billions for the family that own it from selling controversial painkiller opioids.


Autonomous shuttle to be tested in New York City
The self-driving shuttle will be available to workers at a large site in Brooklyn.



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Brian Portnoy, Ph.D., CFA, author of The Investor's Paradox: The Power of Simplicity in a World of Overwhelming Choice, has been successfully researching, advising, and investing in hedge funds and mutual funds for the past fourteen years. He is currently the Head of Alternative Investments and Strategic Initiatives for Chicago Equity Partners, a $10 billion asset manager. Previously, Brian held senior roles at Mesirow Advanced Strategies and Morningstar, the world's premier research shop on mutual funds. He has spoken at numerous investing conferences across the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and has appeared frequently in major media outlets such as CNBC and the Wall Street Journal. Prior to his investing career, Brian pursued his research and teaching interests in political economy and markets at the University of Chicago, where he earned his Ph.D. in 2000. Brian is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.

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