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24 September 2012

How To Evaluate Economic Information (Video)

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Harm Bandholz, CFA, stopped by our offices to discuss how individual investors should view the release of economic data. Harm holds a PhD in economics from the University of Hamburg and is the chief U.S. economist for UniCredit Research. Previous to his position at UniCredit, Harm worked as an economist at HypoVereinsbank in Munich.

(Editor’s note: This video was filmed prior to the announcement of QE3)

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Robert Stammers, CFA

Robert Stammers, CFA, is director of Investor Engagement for CFA Institute and is responsible for increasing the use and distribution of Future of Finance and CFA Institute content by various audiences. Prior to joining CFA Institute, Stammers was the principal for his founded company where he consulted for real estate owners, lenders, and syndicators to develop and analyze structured real estate investments. There he devised strategy for obtaining debt and preferred equity capital and created finance-related marketing materials and research papers for various clients. Stammers has authored over 100 articles on various financial and investment topics for such investment periodicals as Forbes and Investopedia. He served as a senior equity analyst, where he was responsible for the creation of new investment tools and instructional products to provide the revenues for two new investment education companies. As a senior executive for several institutional fund managers, Stammers was the portfolio manager for a $1 billion enhanced real estate fund, a $1.2 billion private timber fund, and several pension fund separate accounts.

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