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By applying four tenets of sensible risk taking, Karen Firestone finds better outcomes. Read More

The Death of Private Equity Has Been Over-Reported

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Predicting Bond Default Rates: Martin Fridson’s Method

Most projected high-yield bond default rates in the marketplace, asserts Martin S. Fridson, CFA, are based on a calculation method that is wrong for a number of reasons. Read More

Building Long-Term Value: 10 Trends in Asset Stewardship

In Montréal, Rakhi Kumar discussed trends in investor engagement that she has seen in her role as managing director and head of corporate governance at State Street Global Advisors. Read More

Applied Fintech: Combining Invest-Tech’s Building Blocks

Everyone in the investment business wants to talk about fintech. But what about invest-tech? Read More

Changes in Geopolitical Perspectives: “A World That Will Fragment”

Geopolitical analyst Peter Zeihan foresees simultaneous political crises that will erode local state authorities, unleashing violence and terrorism. Capital flight, driven by geopolitical concerns, will surely follow. Read More

70th CFA Institute Annual Conference

Sharpen Your Investment Edge
21–24 May 2017
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA, USA
#CFAedge

Hosted with CFA Society Philadelphia

Watch the video to learn more about the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference

The global political landscape, the growth outlook for developed and emerging markets, regulatory changes, and the disruptive potential of fintech are just a few of the challenges and opportunities currently facing the global investment profession. It’s imperative that investment professionals remain current in this changing and complex climate to best serve their clients’ interests. To stay informed, make sure you attend the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference.

For 70 years, CFA Institute has brought you the latest thinking, expert opinions, thought leadership, and unrivaled networking opportunities through our Annual Conference. It is the investment industry’s largest and longest-running educational gathering of investment professionals, attracting as many as 2,000 delegates from 70 countries and territories in recent years. Don’t miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to:

  • Learn from noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners;
  • Refresh and hone your skills with new ideas and research on a full range of investment topics;
  • Meet and network with investment peers from around the world;
  • Explore global and regional financial trends; and
  • Examine new investment opportunities and risks.

Featured Speakers

John C. Bogle

John C. Bogle

John C. Bogle is founder and former CEO of the Vanguard Group, Inc. ... Read More

Carla Harris

Carla Harris

Carla Harris is a vice chairman, wealth management; managing director; and senior client adviser at Morgan Stanley ... Read More

Robert J. Shiller

Robert J. Shiller

Robert J. Shiller is Sterling Professor of Economics, department of economics ... Read More

Jeremy J. Siegel

Jeremy J. Siegel

Jeremy J. Siegel is Russell E. Palmer Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania ... Read More

Richard H. Thaler

Richard H. Thaler

Richard H. Thaler is the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics ... Read More

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Register to Attend the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference

Registration is open for the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 21–24 May 2017. Read More

Karen Firestone on Taking the Right Risks

By applying four tenets of sensible risk taking, Karen Firestone finds better outcomes. Read More

The Death of Private Equity Has Been Over-Reported

Will Ortel takes the pulse of private equity, reviewing the evidence provided by Professor Claudia Zeisberger, founder of INSEAD’s Global Private Equity Initiative. Read More

Predicting Bond Default Rates: Martin Fridson’s Method

Most projected high-yield bond default rates in the marketplace, asserts Martin S. Fridson, CFA, are based on a calculation method that is wrong for a number of reasons. Read More

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