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Gerald Jensen

author Image Gerald R. Jensen, Ph.D., CFA, is a professor of finance at Northern Illinois University.

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Areas of Expertise: investment management and monetary policy

Book:The Role of Monetary Policy in Investment Management” with Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D., CFA, and Jeffrey M. Mercer

Topics Presented in Speeches: monetary conditions and security returns, political factors and security returns


Gerald Jensen is currently a full professor in the finance department at Northern Illinois University, where he also teaches in the Executive MBA program. He is a member of the CFA Institute Council of Examiners. Professor Jensen has published over 40 articles in journals such as Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Financial Analysts Journal, The Journal of Portfolio Management, and Journal of Investing and Financial Management.

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  1. Commodities »

    Is Now the Time to Add Commodities?

    Commodity investments can provide substantial benefits regardless of the equity style an investor pursues.

    December 2010 | Journal