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Gerald Jensen

author Image Gerald R. Jensen Ph.D., CFA, is a board of trustees professor at Northern Illinois University and holds the Jones, Diedrich, Mennie Endowed Finance Professorship.


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Areas of Expertise: investment management and monetary policy

Book:Invest With the Fed,” with Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D., CFA, and Luis Garcia, Ph.D., CFA; “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

E-Mail: gjensen@niu.edu

Biography:
Gerald Jensen is a board of trustees professor at Northern Illinois University and holds the Jones, Diedrich, Mennie Endowed Finance Professorship. 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. Stock Strategies »

    Follow the Fed, but Be Smart About It

    Small-cap stocks thrive during periods of expansive monetary policy, while returns for large- and small-cap stocks are lower during restrictive periods.

    April 2015 | Journal

  2. 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