Out of Our Minds

More perspectives from the Harding Loevner investment team, highlighting various other considerations beyond bottom-up fundamental research that inform the way we approach investing.

Going Home: An Account from China’s “Zero-COVID” Frontline

Prior to COVID-19, Wenting Shen travelled to China regularly to visit managements of current and prospective investments. Round-trip travel to China from the US was impossible during the first two years of COVID-19, but recent easing of US travel restrictions encouraged her to plan a trip. With seats going fast, [...]

Beauty and the Beast

The growth of passive investing is disrupting Keynes’s beauty contest and warping market structure in unnerving new directions.

Culture Club

In finance as in sports, everybody agrees that a winning culture is paramount to success. But what is it exactly? And once you hit on one, how to ensure it sticks around?

From A to Xi: Regulatory Risk in China

Recent changes in the regulatory environment in China have sparked questions and discussions about the future of investing in the country, both in the wider world and inside Harding Loevner.

Meme Stocks and Market Structure

Just months after the GameStop episode, the impact of the infamous retail-investor-led short squeeze has faded like a bad dream. Or has it?

Don’t Just Do Something—Stand There

Harding Loevner’s resident owner of an English soccer club reflects on what having a foot in both worlds has taught him about our collective bias toward action.

Too Much Information

For investors today, one of the hardest jobs has become knowing what to ignore.