NYSSA works closely with CFA Institute and member Societies around the world to be sure all our activities shape a more trustworthy industry.
Providing an independent and objective forum for leading professionals to sharpen knowledge allows members to provide better service to their clients and companies. We also join with CFA Institute each year to shape a more trustworthy financial industry through the “Putting Investors First Campaign”.
A team of students from Seton Hall University has captured New York Region CFA Institute Research Challenge crown. Event host New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) (2016-’17 congratulates the team, made up of John Gallagher, Jonathan Glincman, Kathleen McCarthy, Mark Moskwa, Anthony Pescetto, mentor David Dineen, CFA, and faculty advisor Tony Loviscek. As the local society winner, Seton Hall will represent NYSSA at the Americas Regional competition in April, held at the Seattle, WA location.
Discussion regarding the issues surrounding factor driven investing from the perspective of product creators, product managers, end users like portfolio managers and an academic perspective. Factor investing is an important way in which firms are investing client money as they can reveal sources of alpha and reveal areas of additional risk.
“Accounting is the Rosetta Stone of business”, according to Mr. Warren Buffett. When asked about an accounting book recommendation he said, “ I would suggest reading Berkshire reports and things like magazine articles about accounting scandals. You need to know how figures are put together.” In this online event explored case studies on accounting disasters. Each speaker will presented a case study in accounting, followed by Q&A and discussion with informed panelists. Attendees participated, chatted and submitted their questions online.
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