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Julie Hammond, CFA

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Biography

Julia Hammond, CFA, is a director in the Educational Events and Programs group at CFA Institute, where she leads the planning for a number of annual and specialty conferences, including the Fixed-Income Management Conference, the Equity Research and Valuation Conference, the Latin America Investment Conference, the Alpha and Gender Diversity Conference, and the Seminar for Global Investors, formerly known as the Financial Analysts Seminar. Previously, she developed strategies for pension, endowment, and foundation fund clients at Equitable Capital Management (now AllianceBernstein), and she has also worked as an auditor for Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). Hammond served for a number of years as chair of the investment committee for the Rockbridge Regional Library Foundation. She holds a BS in accounting from the McIntire School of Commerce and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.

Author's Posts
Aswath Damodaran on Valuations amid COVID-19: “Go Back to Basics”

Don't abandon valuation fundamentals during the COVID-19 crisis, says Aswath Damodaran.

Jason DeSena Trennert: Beware Private Equity Valuations

The real valuation problems today are much more evident in private equity markets, says Jason DeSena Trennert.

Investing in the Age of Engagement

Heather Brilliant, CFA, defines engagement as “proactively, constructively, and collaboratively engaging with the management teams of the companies in which we invest.”

Shareholder Value vs. Shareholder Welfare

In whose interest should companies be run? Luigi Zingales shared his thoughts at the 2019 CFA Institute Seminar for Global Investors.

Geraldine Sundstrom: Navigating the “Recession Moment”

“There is only one thing that keeps us up at night and could topple the economy into a big recession," says PIMCO's Geraldine Sundstrom. "That is a trade war."

Adam Tooze: Where Are We Post-Global Financial Crisis?

“What we learned from 2008 was that it’s not the size of the losses per se, but rather where the losses sit in the financial system,” says Adam Tooze.

Russell Napier: Equity Markets and Structural Change

“Most people tell me that long-run equity valuation data is meaningless," says Russell Napier. "I think they’re wrong.”

An Unconstrained Approach to Global Bond Investing

BlackRock's Marilyn Watson is optimistic about opportunities in global bond markets, despite significant challenges in the current interest rate environment.

Watch the Leverage!

“We’re transitioning into a very delicate and challenging time for fixed-income investing,” Anne Walsh, CFA, told the audience at the 63rd Annual Financial Analysts Seminar.

Leveraging Active Investing with Small-Cap Stocks

Elizabeth M. Lilly, CFA, thinks that small-cap stock investing is an excellent way to leverage active management. If you do the research.