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The Private Wealth Management Thought Leadership Group seeks to enrich and enable finance professionals to meet the modern needs of private clients, and to remain at the forefront of professionalism and knowledge in serving private clients. The Group welcomes CFANY members who manage assets for individuals and for themselves. Our group members are creative, well-read, and forward-thinking in our private discussions and in our presentations to the general membership of CFANY. Their professional practices encompass portfolio management, investment research, investment advisory, financial planning, and firm leadership. We focus discussions and meetings on investment strategy, implementation, and communications with the goal of enriching our professional experience and practice.
The Institutional Asset Management Group brings together professionals engaged in the management, oversight, and/or advisement of institutional investments. Its diverse member base includes investment consultants, plan sponsors, insurance professionals, risk managers, derivative product specialists, and portfolio managers and analysts in a wide variety of asset classes. The group nurtures a rich exchange of ideas and information by connecting professionals who are broadly in the same field, but would not otherwise collaborate and network with one another.
Save the Date! Python is a high-level, object-oriented programming language that is used in a variety of projects ranging from data science and machine learning to backend web development. In fact, it is one of the most in-demand programming languages today.
Become the Speaker You Want to Be -- Don’t present timid forecasts to CIOs or shy away from telling clients the hard truth: Let CFANY Toastmasters inject confidence and structure into your verbal and written business communication. Participate in our fun and supportive group and gain the skills to make your investment recommendations the ones that get everyone talking!
The session is intended to serve as a primer for financial analysts, researchers, portfolio managers and others on sustainable investing, the current state, drivers, various approaches that are encapsulated by this approach and how to implement these into portfolio management across varying asset classes.
Master the material Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) financial factors for analyzing investment opportunities.
Overview The Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) are a set of standardized, industry-wide ethical principles that provide investment management firms with guidance on how to calculate and report investment performance to prospective clients. Investment managers voluntarily choose to abide by the GIPS standards – compliance is not mandated by any law or regulation. [...]
The Business Management Group will focus on the non-portfolio management issues that typically confront the COO and other leaders within a money management firm, such as how to successfully launch and operate a business. A key goal of BMIG’s will be to understand the business and other risks associated with running a money management, while serving as a bridge between the “buy” and “sell” sides.
Join the Career Development Group for an end-of-year review of the current employment picture in the area’s financial services industry. A keynote address will speak to aspects of the current hiring environment and offer constructive advice for job seekers. A moderated panel comprised of hiring managers and recruiters from multiple practice areas across the financial sector will follow.
Is there another investment path for portfolio managers to explore? Based on a recently released in-depth analysis of risk-adjusted returns over a 20-year period, perhaps there is. Join The Options Industry Council and Nasdaq as they host Dr. Edward Szado, author of a study titled "Endowment Risk Management and Return Enhancement with Listed Index and ETF Options," for a wide-ranging discussion. During the session, Dr. Szado, Associate Professor of Finance with the Providence College School of Business, will elaborate on his research, which found that two straightforward option overlay strategies improved the risk profiles and simultaneously enhanced returns for endowments ranging in size from small to very large.
The financial landscape has been evolving, with women taking more and more of a role in both the industry and in managing family finances. The industry has its own preconceived notions about what women's financial goals and risk tolerance are, but those notions are often incorrect. Our event seeks to illuminate the true objectives sought by women, and how they perceive risk in their investment portfolios.
The Quantitative Investing Group brings together professionals seeking to incorporate cutting edge quantitative investment techniques and alternative data sets in their investing and risk processes. Members include (but are not limited to) discretionary and systematic portfolio managers, risk managers, traders and fundamental analysts, data strategists, quantitative researchers, and others.
Synapse 2019 brings together the leading minds in the ETF industry from ETF issuers, market makers, and exchanges, to regulators, industry groups, journalists and academics, with the purpose of providing meaningful and timely ETF education.