Roughly 58% of non-profit organisations surveyed by
consulting firm Mercer said that the largest single investment
risk was overreaction to short term events, while the 'Black
Swan' event preparation was a risk concern for nearly 20% of
The focus of endowment and foundation executives is on asset
preservation as there is a continued perception of political
and fiscal gridlock in the US - which is the top macroeconomic
concern, outranking the European debt crisis...