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Director of Research Edward McIlveen of Francis Investment Counsel

About the Author

Edward McIlveen, CFA
Principal
Chief Investment Officer

Ed serves as Francis Investment Counsel’s Chief Investment Officer and is the primary author of the Investor’s Outlook. This quarterly publication showcases the breadth and depth of the investment due diligence completed by the Firm’s research team. In an attempt to provide greater detail to capital markets themes, Ed’s commentary  challenges readers to climb up, zoom out, and take a wider view of investing trends, philosophies, and practices.

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Investing Trends, Philosophies, and Practices

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