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April 2019

Apr
23
Tue

Career Development Group Meeting

Overview The Career development group invites all members to attend a forum to exchange professional development tips, collaborate content of upcoming Career Development events and explore upcoming volunteer opportunities. Group description The Career Development Thought Leadership Group develops programs to help members excel during all stages of their careers and adjust to changes in the financial industry. Through [...]

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Career Development
Apr
24
Wed

Communication, Leadership & Public Speaking: hosted by CFANY Toastmasters

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!

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CE Credits, Free for Members, Interest Group, Interest Group Meetings, Toastmasters
Apr
24
Wed

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz book lecture moderated by Bruce Greenwald

Overview Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz grew up during the golden age of capitalism in Gary, Indiana, a steel town whose fortunes rose and fell with the waves of industrialization and deindustrialization. But even during Stiglitz’s childhood, life didn’t seem so golden. He saw inequality, racial discrimination, and labor strife all around, [...]

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Other Industry Events, Value Investing
Apr
25
Thu

5th Annual Real Estate Outlook: Opportunity Zones

As investment cap rates are hovering around record lows in the urban cores, especially in the cities along the coasts, the timing of the Opportunity Zone program—designed to encourage investments in often overlooked areas and “flyover cities”—could not have been more appropriate. Since its passage in late 2017, the program has received significant attention from investors, developers, money managers, city officials and urban planners nationwide.

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Alternative Investments, NYSSA Investment Strategy Roundtable®
Apr
26
Fri

Introduction to Data Science and Python for Finance

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. As a result

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Other Industry Events
Apr
26
Fri

ESG Forum: Presentation of Research Findings

The Sustainable Investing Thought Leadership Group provides a forum to advance the dialogue around the role of sustainable investing (SI) in today’s markets. Programs focus on current SI issues, including those related to fiduciary responsibility and risk management. Members seek to identify the challenges and rewards of incorporating environmental, social, and governance factors in security analysis.

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Interest Group Meetings, Sustainable Investing
Apr
30
Tue

What’s In the News? Using Textual Data To Forecast Financial Returns

From SQA—Prof. Mamaysky will discuss two new papers which apply natural language processing (NLP) techniques to textual data to forecast financial returns. Specifically, he and his co-authors developed a classification methodology for the context and content of textual data. In a paper with Charles Calomiris, he combined unusualness (entropy) of work flow with sentiment and frequency in central bank communications to forecast currency returns. In a brand new paper with Paul Glasserman, he applies NLP techniques to news articles to forecast stock returns in the US.

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Other Industry Events

May 2019

May
1
Wed

Young Leaders Group Meeting

The Young Leaders Group focuses exclusively on creating an ecosystem for CFANY’s millennial generation (university students, exam candidates, and recent charterholders) to develop their professional and leadership skills, facilitate in the building of new relationships, and cultivate an environment to learn from and work with one another.

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Committee Meeting, Free for Members, Interest Group, Interest Group Meetings, Young Leaders
May
9
Thu

Cannabis Investments: Myths, Regulation, and Opportunities

With this event, we bust common myths surrounding the cannabis industry for potential investors, and shed light on possible investment paths. Within an investment context, what is the potential in this space? The panel will seek to shed light on the current trends in the industry, along with the valuation and the legal framework within the regulatory environment.

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Alternative Investments, Young Leaders
May
9
Thu

Mario Gabelli and Leon Cooperman at Fordham

Overview The Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis presents an evening with Mario Gabelli, chairman and CEO of Gamco Investors Inc., and Leon Cooperman, chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors. Mario Gabelli will engage in a dynamic conversation with his colleague and friend of over 50 years, Lee Cooperman. Following graduation, Lee and [...]

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Other Industry Events, Value Investing
May
14
Tue

Institutional Asset Management Group Meeting

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.

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Committee Meeting, Institutional Asset Management, Interest Group, Interest Group Meetings, Networking Event
May
15
Wed

Veterans Roundtable Group Meeting

The Veterans Committee of CFANY, (a.k.a. Veterans Roundtable) is a special interest group dedicated to supporting prior military service members through professional networking and finance education. Our mission is to establish the foundations from which military veteran members may better achieve leading positions in the financial world. We promote CFANY and CFA Institute programs, while also being highly active in NYC regional and national-level veteran clubs and affairs.

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Committee Meeting, Interest Group, Interest Group Meetings, Veterans
May
15
Wed

Communication, Leadership & Public Speaking: hosted by CFANY Toastmasters

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!

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Toastmasters
May
17
Fri

Sustainable Investing Group Meeting

The Sustainable Investing Thought Leadership Group provides a forum to advance the dialogue around the role of sustainable investing (SI) in today’s markets. Programs focus on current SI issues, including those related to fiduciary responsibility and risk management. Members seek to identify the challenges and rewards of incorporating environmental, social, and governance factors in security analysis.

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Interest Group Meetings, Sustainable Investing
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