Financial industry needs to repair its image, says CFA Institute

The protests in financial districts throughout the world have a legitimate foundation and the industry must respond, argues John Rogers, president of CFA Institute.

Financial industry needs to repair its image, says CFA Institute

As protests inspired by the month-long Occupy Wall Street demonstrations against the financial industry spread to cities throughout the world, there are signs that industry practitioners are taking notice. But, rather than facile disparagement, at least one leading specialist said that the complaints and direct action have some merit, and that there is need for a sympathetic response.

“Is this the last gasp of disgust over the global financial crisis of 2008-09, or is...

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