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The amount of data available to organizations and individuals is unprecedented. Financial services sectors, including securities & investment services and banking, have the most digital data stored per firm on average.
Standard investment performance attribution calculation methodologies are often not reflective of the investment decision making process, which presents a challenge for investment managers who want to clearly connect past decisions to realized returns. Join investment & technology operations consultant Mark R. David, who manages the Risk & Analytics practice of Meradia, as he addresses this common challenge and presents a range of solutions.
The Performance & Risk Analytics Group (PRAG) brings together investment performance measurement & investment risk management professionals engaged in the asset management industry.
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!
Governments bailed out the very institutions that let the economy down, spurring a serious rethink of our financial system. Does it make any sense that it takes two days to settle a stock transaction? Why do retailers, operating on razor-thin margins, have to pay 3% for every customer credit card swipe? Why does it take two days to transfer money from a bank account to a brokerage—or any other company? Why are savings rates minuscule or negative? Why is it so difficult for entrepreneurs to get financing at traditional banks?
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.
Join us on Friday, December 3 for a virtual session with the alternative investment research and portfolio advisory firm Aksia.
The Veterans Committee of CFA Society New York, (a.k.a. Veterans Roundtable) is a special interest group dedicated to supporting prior military service members through professional networking and finance education.
Join the Value Investing interest group for a virtual lunch-and-learn featuring Andrew Kahn. Andrew will lead attendees on a journey through the history of value investing, discussing the life and work of Irving Kahn, one of the esteemed founders of CFA Society New York. Within this context, Andrew will examine the founding and investing style of Kahn Brothers Group, which Irving Kahn founded in the late 1970s. Attendees will also have the opportunity to see a selection of real-life investment methodology decisions made by the leadership team at Kahn Brothers Group. Learn how the past informs the present when you join in this exciting historical discussion.
The mission of the Fintech Thought Leadership Group is to provide information and insight to keep members abreast of innovation and technology that will impact their business. Fintech is the technology that is driving the transformation of the financial services industry.
This boot camp is an intensive training program where trainees learn financial and valuation modeling in Excel using an intuitive, step-by-step approach.
This roundtable discussion event will present an opportunity for attendees to learn from CIOs and sector heads of insurance company investment arms as the industry faces increasingly difficult questions about how to sustain investment premiums, low interest rates, emerging market political headwinds, global growth concerns and ongoing volatility spikes when you participate in this conference.
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.
The mission of the Alternative Investments Group is to provide a forum for the discussion and analysis of nontraditional investment approaches, including all forms of hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity, structured products, institutional real estate, and other investments not typically available in the retail marketplace.
This course will involve managers and executives in discussions around data and how analytics can help organizations with problem-solving and strategy. An understanding of what foundational data science methods can accomplish coupled with data visualization and storytelling will empower managers and executives to fully employ existing data assets, invest in new data assets, and effectively communicate business learnings to key stakeholders.