Is an Endowment Wrong for Catholic Institutions?

Tertium Quid – Vol. 2, Issue 6 – By Carlos R. de Quesada – July 7, 2011 (printable version) Is creating an endowment(1) wrong philosophically, conceptually or practically for a Catholic institution? In this article, I will provide some limited background on opposing views and their rationale and argue that it is well within Christian […]

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A New Look at the “New Normal”

Tertium Quid – Vol. 2, Issue 5 – By Philip Ashton – June 6, 2011 (printable version) In the spring of 2009, the manager of the largest bond fund in the world, Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), introduced the concept of the “New Normal” to an investing public that was still reeling from the economic […]

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Morally Responsible Investing for the Catholic Institutional Investor

Tertium Quid – Vol. 2, Issue 4 – By Philip Ashton – April 29, 2011 (printable version) In the oft quoted parable of the talents(1) ,the servant that ‘played it safe’ and buried the ‘talent’ was treated sternly by the Master. Is the lesson to place “double or nothing” bets? Of course not, and we […]

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