Financial Times Video: “Taking the Temperature of How the Smart Money Is Thinking”

John Authers queries speakers on a wide range of topics, including systemic risk, the global pensions crisis, and behavioral finance. Read More

What Today’s Global Demographic Trends Mean for China and the Global Economy

Clint R. Laurent explains how shifting global demographics will affect consumer demand and the labor force over the next 10 years. Read More

21st Century Asset Management: Splitting the Difference between Fama and Shiller

Although he has made a living by exploiting anomalies associated with such factors as value and momentum, Asness also believes that markets are efficient, if imperfectly so. Read More

Flash Boys Debate: FT “Samples the Mood” on High-Frequency Trading at #FutureFinance Conference

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Emerging Markets Investing: Getting the Big Picture Right is the Most Important Variable

Arjun Divecha, chairman of GMO’s board of directors, favors criteria that describe the financial flexibility of each country in which he seeks to invest. Read More

Bill Sharpe: Past, Present, and Future Financial Thinking (Video)

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Ann Pettifor: Central Banking, State Capitalism, and the Future of the Monetary System (Video)

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Deductive, Inductive, Pragmatic: Three Views on Investment Risk

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67th CFA Institute Annual Conference

4-7 May 2014

Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, WA, United States

Hosted with CFA Society Seattle

The risk, opportunities, and challenges facing the global investment profession are as complex as ever and investment professionals must remain current. If you attend only one investment conference each year, make sure it’s the CFA Institute Annual Conference.

The flagship CFA Institute Annual Conference rotates continents each year and is one of the investment industry’s largest and longest running educational gatherings of investment professionals, attracting as many as 1,800 delegates from 70 countries in prior years. Speakers include top economists, legendary investors, bestselling investment authors, and governmental and regulatory leaders who share insights on today’s most critical investment issues, examine market trends, uncover new investment opportunities, and deliver practical investment advice.

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CE Credit: Qualifies for 14 credit hours, including up to 1 hour in the content areas of Standards, Ethics, and Regulations (SER). You may earn an additional 2 credit hours, for attending the optional Research Foundation Workshop on Sunday, 4 May.

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68th CFA Institute Annual Conference

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26–29 April 2015
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Frankfurt, Germany

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