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New Speaker Confirmed: Felix Zulauf

At the start of his career, Felix Zulauf decided that he was going to be the first Europe-based opinion leader able to understand the movements of the market to forsee major shifts. He is now one of Europe’s most… READ MORE ›

Mosaic Theory or Painting by the Numbers?

The initial hysteria over the “vast” insider-trading scandal has waned somewhat in recent days. Early indications pointed to an assault on the so-called “mosaic theory” and other types of primary research tools. A particular target… READ MORE ›

Harry Potter and the Dark Mosaic

A rumor is circulating that the longstanding practice of searching for and gathering individual pieces of nonpublic data to create a fuller research picture of a particular investment opportunity is somehow, well, inappropriate or far… READ MORE ›

New speaker announced

David Blanchflower, Bruce V. Rauner Professor at Dartmouth College and visiting professor at University of Stirling, will speak on the outlook for employment, inflation, output, and other key measures in his session at 09:00 on Monday, 9 May 2011…. READ MORE ›

Speakers confirmed for portfolio management sessions

Stan Beckers, managing director of BlackRock Solutions, EMEA, will draw on his extensive equity management experience for his presentation, “The Evolution of Risk Management.” Mr. Beckers will discuss the roles that absolute and relative risk should play in portfolio… READ MORE ›

SEC and RIAs: A Love-Hate Relationship

We survey members a lot at CFA Institute because the responses are generally well considered and focused on the ethical high road. We expected nothing different last month when we asked U.S. members in asset… READ MORE ›

A Network of Insiders

The now highly-visible insider trading probe on Wall Street is shining a harsh spotlight on “expert networks.” Relatively new to the investment research landscape, these networks offer access to experts across various industry sectors — medicine, biotech, technology, and… READ MORE ›

Academic or Economic Reality?

We sometimes hear criticisms of our position on fair value accounting that suggest we’re taking an academic view of things with dubious relevance to economic reality. Interesting, then, to read Jack Cieselski’s analysis… READ MORE ›

Accommodations in Edinburgh

CFA Institute has arranged for special group rates at several nearby hotels.

Highlights from 2010 Annual Conference

Watch this recap video of the 2010 Annual Conference, which includes perspectives from members in attendance at the Boston event from 16-19 May 2010.

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