I have been live-blogging at the 67th CFA Institute Annual Conference here in Seattle. As before, I have been very gratified at the kind reception they have received. This post will act as a compendium of these posts so that you may find them in one convenient location. Links to the posts are provided below, with the most recent listed first.
Moderated by Brendan Conway, Barron’s
Clifford S. Asness (@Cimmerian999) is co-founder, managing principal, and chief investment officer at AQR Capital Management. Prior to co-founding AQR Capital Management, he was a managing director and director of quantitative research for the asset management division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Asness serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Portfolio Management, the governing board of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Finance at NYU, the board of directors of Q-Group, and the board of the International Rescue Committee. He received a BS in economics from the Wharton School, a BS in engineering from the Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago.
- Trends that are likely to transform the investment industry
- Steps that firms need to take to be relevant in the future, and constraints we will never be able to do anything about
- Skills that investment professionals, firms, and clients will need to thrive in the next 20 years:
- Developing a better understanding of risk
- Making judgments and a constant philosophy equal to data
- Offering hedge funds that hedge
- Recalibrating fees Continue reading