May 16, 2016: Charles Brandes, Brandes Investment Partners

May 24, 2016
On Wednesday, May 16, at the Westwood Club, CFA Society Virginia welcomed Charles Brandes, founder of Brandes Investment Partners, which manages equities and fixed income based on the Graham-and-Dodd value investment tenets. Brandes spoke at length about value investing and its tenets.
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May 16, 2016: CFA Society Virginia Annual Meeting

May 24, 2016

On Wednesday, May 16, at 5:30 pm at Richmond, Virginia's, Westwood Club, CFA Society Virginia held its annual meeting. At the event, annual finances were covered, officers were elected, and the state of the overall society was discussed.

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April 6, 2016: Peter Atwater from Financial Insyghts

April 7, 2016

On Wednesday, April 6, at Richmond's Westin Hotel, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm, we welcomed Peter Atwater, founder of Financial Insyghts, to discuss how changes in confidence affect our preferences, decisions and actions. He is the author of the book Moods and Markets (FT Press, 2012) which details how investors can improve returns by using non-market indicators of confidence. Atwater is a regular contributor to Minyanville.com and has written articles for the World Policy Institute. His research on confidence has been mentioned in The Financial Times, Reuters and Time Magazine. Atwater has also been a commentator on television, appearing on CNBC and Fox Business News. The event was free to members and $25 to non-members.

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March 17, 2016: Kevin T. Carter, EMQQ

March 21, 2016

On Thursday, March. 17, at Richmond's CenterStage, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm, we welcomed Kevin T. Carter, founder of EMQQ, The Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF, to discuss ​"The Future of Emerging Markets". The event was free to members and $25 to non-members.

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March 11, 2016: Jonathan Golub from RBC Capital Markets

March 15, 2016

On Friday, March 11, at Richmond's Omni Hotel, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm, CFA Virginia welcomed Jonathan Golub, Chief Equity Strategist from RBC Capital Markets, to discuss equity outlook, market forecasts, earnings estimates and sector recommendations. Jonathan is a 20-year industry veteran, having spent the bulk of his career on the buy side, including six years at JP Morgan Asset Management as its US Equity Strategist. He has also served as the Chief Investment Strategist for Bear Stearns and Chief US Equity Strategist at UBS. The event was free to members and $25 to non-members.

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Feb. 18, 2016: Jeff deGraff from Renaissance Macro Research, LLC

February 20, 2016

On Thursday, Feb. 18, at Richmond's Omni Hotel, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm, CFA Virginia welcomed Jeff deGraaf from Renaissance Macro Research to discuss "Current Market Outlook". The event was free to members and $25 to non-members.

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Feb. 10, 2016: Annual Forecast Dinner Stephen Horan CFA Institute Update

February 15, 2016

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Richmond's Commonwealth Club CFA Virginia celebrated its Annual Forecast Dinner. The event was from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and featured a presentation by CFA Institute's Stephen Horan. Here, Horan details what CFA Institute is doing to support CFA Virginia and all CFA societies.

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Feb. 10, 2016: Annual Forecast Dinner Introduction and Recognition of Charter Recipients

February 15, 2016

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Richmond's Commonwealth Club CFA Virginia celebrated its Annual Forecast Dinner. The event was from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and featured presentations by CFA Institute's Stephen Horan and Raymond James' Jeff Saut. This segment introduces members of the CFA Virginia Board and recognizes 2015 CFA Charter recipients.

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Jan. 20, 2016: Jason Thomas from Carlyle Group

January 21, 2016

On Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Richmond's Westin Hotel, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm, we welcome Jason Thomas, Director of Research, Carlyle Group to discuss ​Asset Prices and the Global Economy. The event is free to members and $25 to non-members.

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Jan. 7, 2016: Doug Sandler from RiverFront Group

January 13, 2016

On Thursday, Jan. 7, at Richmond's Omni Hotel, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm, we welcomed Doug Sandler, Strategist, RiverFront Group to discuss "​ETFs: What They Are and Are Not." The event was free to members and $25 to non-members.

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