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CFA Institute Conference: Wealth Management 2016

CFA Institute Conference: Wealth Management 2016
16–17 March 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Register by 11 February 2016 and receive a US$200 discount.

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CFA Institute partners with local societies, universities, and the investment industry to offer a wide range of insightful and engaging events all over the world. CFA Institute members receive substantial discounts on registration fees for many of our events, as well as Continuing Education (CE) credits for attending.

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Intermediate Excel for Financial Professionals

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Introduction to Financial Modeling

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Global Headwinds - how to navigate thru them to find the opportunties

While the global economy has improved since the financial crisis of 2008 and the European sovereign debt crisis of 2011, investors continue to face challenges as they move forward. The US economy is growing, but its growth is being challenged by the global economy and headwinds from a China slowdown, a strong US dollar, the low level of inflation in Europe and geopolitical unrest. Furthermore, we continually see spikes of volatility as we did this past summer and liquidity continues to be a threat. This seminar will explore and discuss both how to assess the global headwinds while managing them to find the opportunities awaiting investors. We will discuss whether US investors should lean toward income generating versus absolute return strategies given today’s investment environment. We will also address the management of monetary policy in 2016 by the major central banks and the implications this has for US investors, how to manage a strong US dollar and whether or not China really is in a crisis.


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