CFAA Spotlight

CFAA Spotlight | The Very, Very Long Way Home for Chinese New Year

The Very, Very Long Way Home for Chinese New Year

The Climate Billionaires: Elon Musk on Top, the Rest Are Made in China

Kuaishou IPO: how newest millennial billionaires built the biggest rival to China’s TikTok

Record Super Bowl Wagers Fire Up Rally in Gambling Stocks

Tech Tent: What next for the stars of online retail?

GameStop Wraps Up Worst Week Ever, Leaving $18 Billion Hole

Job Board
         
Derivatives Operations Analyst
LGIMA

Venture Capital Analyst
DRW

Principal Platform Engineer
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
    
Stock/Options Trader
Maverick Trading

Business Intelligence Analyst
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Finance Analyst
Bank of America

Investment Banking Associate-Industrials
BMO
     
Accountant
Infinity Consulting Solutions
     
Foreign Currency Trader
Maverick Trading

Consultant, The Wealth Office
DiMeo Schneider & Associates, L.L.C.

Quantitative Research & Development
Paragon Executive
     
Wealth Management – Central Supervisory Associate
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 

Upcoming Events (online)

Feb 10, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Trading vs. Investing and the Influence of Fintech

Feb 17, 2021 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Chicago’s Growth Plan in 2021: What Comes Next?

Feb 18, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Capital Markets Series – Real Estate

Feb 23, 2021 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Future-Focused: Disruption and Rebuilding of Human Capital

Feb 23, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Sir Angus Deato

CFAA Spotlight | Chinese telecom stocks’ delisting

US investors holding US$1 trillion of Chinese stocks in a spot of bother as Trump’s investment ban nears

The cryptocurrency’s weekend volatility spikes owe to a couple of factors.

Apple is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own battery technology

Will the agreement, which follows the Regional Comprehensive Trade Agreement (RCEP) in Asia, lead to a stronger and more coherent EU-China relationship or a more fractious one?

2020 in Review

Job Board

Technical Business Analyst Internship- Summer 2021
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Clearing/Quant Risk Management Internship- Year-Round
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Principal Platform Engineer
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Stock/Options Trader
Maverick Trading

Business Intelligence Analyst
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Investment Analyst
Citadel

Associate Director
S&P Global

Accountant
Infinity Consulting Solutions

Foreign Currency Trader
Maverick Trading

Business Analyst
S&P Global

Quantitative Research & Development
Paragon Executive

Senior C++ Trading Strategy Developer
Anson McCade

Upcoming Events (online)

            Feb 2, 2021 CFAA Chinese New Year Event

            Jan 19-21, 2021 Managed Funds Association | MFA Network 2021

            Jan 26, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Ben Inker, CFA

            Jan 27, 2021 Futures Industry Association | 2020 annual trends in futures and options trading

            Jan 28, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | January Monthly Happy Hour

            Feb 2, 2021 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Data to Dollars

CFAA Spotlight | From Airbnb to Tesla, It’s Starting to Feel Like 1999 All Over Again.

What does recall the dot-com bubble era are the valuations accorded these IPOs

SPAC listings hit a record high in 2020 — but what are these ‘shell companies’?

Six reasons why farmers are justified in protesting against the new farm laws

Brexit: Are chances of a trade deal rising again?

Bitcoin price may have hit a multi-year high, but numerous fundamental factors signal that even better days are ahead.

Job Board

Technical Business Analyst Internship- Summer 2021
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Investment Consultant
          Fidelity Investments

Principal Platform Engineer
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Associate
          Moody’s

Client Concierge – Investments
          Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Investment Analyst
          Citadel

Quantitative Research & Development
          Paragon Executive

GGY AXIS Modeling Actuary
          The Jacobson Group

Foreign Currency Trader – Remote
          Maverick Trading

Global EM Equity Investment Analyst – Buy Side – Chicago
          Octavius Finance

High Frequency Trading – Team Lead / Senior Traders
          Anson McCade

Senior C++ Trading Strategy Developer
          Anson McCade

Upcoming Events (online)

            Dec 16, 2020 CFAA Virtual Event | Holiday Happy Hour

            Dec 14, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | The Future of Michael Reese Hospital: Opportunity Zones in Chicago

            Dec 15, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | SPAC Investing

            Dec 15, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Virtual Onboarding During the Pandemic: How to Give New Employees a Running Start

            Dec 17, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | December Monthly Happy Hour

            Jan 19-21, 2020 Managed Funds Association | MFA Network 2021

CFAA Spotlight | Will Interest Rates Surge?

Will Interest Rates Surge? Evidence from Options Markets

How a Biden presidency would transform the U.S. energy landscape

The suspension of Ant Group’s debut is likely to cost a cadre of the world’s largest investment banks nearly US$400 million in fees collectively

Marijuana Stocks Are Soaring

Europe Risks a New Economic Downturn as Lockdowns Return

Job Board

HOLT Sector Specialist
      Credit Suisse

Sr QA Analyst
   Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Staff Auditor
     Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Client Service Representative – Trade Issues
     Interactive Brokers

Compliance Analyst
   Interactive Brokers

Investment Analyst
  Citadel

Quantitative Research & Development
          Paragon Executive

GGY AXIS Modeling Actuary
          The Jacobson Group

Foreign Currency Trader – Remote
          Maverick Trading

Global EM Equity Investment Analyst – Buy Side – Chicago
          Octavius Finance

Associate Lead Analyst 2
          Moody’s

IT Business Analyst III
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Upcoming Events (online)

            Nov 9-11, 2020 Greenwich Business Institute | 2020 Greenwich Economic Forum

            Nov 9-10, 2020 Reuters Events | Commodity Trading Summit 

            Nov 12, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Fall Forecast

            Nov 17, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | 2021 Credit Markets Outlook

            Nov 18, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Capital Market Series – Private Debt

            Nov 24, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | The Future of Oil & Gas

CFAA Spotlight | Boeing still expects the global fleet of commercial aircraft to grow

Boeing still expects the global fleet of commercial aircraft to grow substantially over 20 years from the current 25,900 in service last year to 48,400 by 2039.

Chipmaker Xilinx surged as much as 17% on Friday after The Wall Street Journal reported Advanced Micro Devices is in talks to buy the firm for more than $30 billion.

Goldman: Here Are The Three Key Things For Markets In The Next Two Months

Waymo is launching fully driverless vehicles to the public

Airbnb plans to IPO in December and will seek to raise about $3 billion, report says

Job Board

HOLT Sector Specialist
   Credit Suisse

Sr Quant Risk Mgmt Analyst
  Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Staff Auditor
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Client Service Representative – Trade Issues
          Interactive Brokers

Compliance Analyst
Interactive Brokers

Investment Analyst
 Citadel

Senior Asia and Technology Equity Analyst
    Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Performance Engineer
          J.P.Morgan

Foreign Currency Trader – Remote
          Maverick Trading

Global EM Equity Investment Analyst – Buy Side – Chicago
Octavius Finance

Associate Lead Analyst 2
    Moody’s

Operations Expert – Associate
          Deutsche Bank

Upcoming Events (online)

            Oct 13, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | LinkedIn Strategies

            Oct 15, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Anthony Scaramucci

            Oct 20, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Capital Markets Series – Private Markets

            Oct 28, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Creating a Competitive Advantage: How Can COVID Change Your Business for the Better? 

            Nov 9-11, 2020 Greenwich Business Institute | 2020 Greenwich Economic Forum

            Nov 17, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | 2021 Credit Markets Outlook

CFAA Spotlight | Buffett’s conversion to gold is a signal for other stock market investors

Buffett’s conversion to gold is a signal for other stock market investors.

A bilateral trade agreement with Japan could increase UK GDP in the long run by just £1.5 billion ($1.9 billion), or around 0.07%

Oracle is set to be announced as TikTok‘s “trusted tech partner” in the US

Citi’s new CEO can lead on ESG if not returns

The eccentric billionaire has made some grandiose statements regarding the possible uses of his brain-computer-interface product, yet, the scientific community remains unimpressed

CFAA Spotlight | Opportunities and Challenges for China Businesses in the US

President Donald Trump’s order banning U.S. companies from doing business with Chinese messaging app WeChat could damage iPhone sales in one of Apple Inc.’s most important markets.

Instagram Reels: Facebook’s history of ‘adapting’ competitors’ familiar features

Morgan Stanley Sounds The Alarm On Record High Bond Duration, Is Starting To Buy Bond Volatility

What happens if Tesla enters S&P 500

The stock market is in a bubble — but the bubble is likely to get bigger

Job Board

Sr Pricing & Valuation Assoc
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Ld QA Analyst
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Staff Auditor
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Client Service Representative – Trade Issues
          Interactive Brokers

Compliance Analyst
          Interactive Brokers

Investment Analyst
          Citadel

Associate Sales Representative
          Moody’s

Associate Financial Advisor
          Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Foreign Currency Trader
          Maverick Trading

Product Analyst
          Park Hudson International

Quant Trader
          Anson McCade

Summer Analyst
          Credit Suisse

Upcoming Events

            Aug 25, 2020 CFAA Event | Opportunities and Challenges for China Businesses in the US

            Aug 19, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | UBS on Current Industry Trends, the Broader Impact of COVID-19 and ESG

            Aug 25, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | The Future of Our Workspace

            Aug 27, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | August Monthly Happy Hour

            Sep 17, 2020 FOW | Trading Asia: Accelerating the opening of the Chinese capital market

            Sep 22, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Asia’s Prominence in Global Business

CFAA Spotlight | TikTok Considers Changes to Distance App From Chinese Roots

TikTok Considers Changes to Distance App From Chinese Roots

Tesla tops Toyota as world’s most valuable automaker – if you ignore Elon Musk’s debt, that is

The all-stock transaction means that customers of Postmates and Uber Eats will have an expanded choice of restaurants and other merchants to choose from. 

TRS is re-balancing its portfolio to better deal with the world-wide economic shock caused by the coronavirus pandemic,”

The European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles said it was the worst quarterly performance since the fourth quarter of 2012

Job Board

Sr QA Analyst
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Ld QA Analyst
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Staff Auditor
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

New Accounts Documentation Specialist
          Interactive Brokers

Compliance Analyst
          Interactive Brokers

Investment Analyst
          Citadel

Associate Sales Representative
          Moody’s

Regional Planning Consultant
          Fidelity Investments

Foreign Currency Trader
          Maverick Trading

Product Analyst
          Park Hudson International

Quantitative Futures Trader
          L.Knighton

Summer Analyst
          Credit Suisse

Upcoming Events

            July 23, 2020 CFAA Event | Trends and Prospects of China Economy Post Covid-19

            July 14, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Investment Trends Through a Diverse Lens

            July 15, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Roy Swan

            July 15, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Fostering Girls in STEM to be Women in Tech

            July 15, 2020 GARP | Risk Modeling in a Post-COVID World

            July 23, 2020 GARP | Operational Resilience the Cornerstone of Success in a Disruptive Environment

CFAA Spotlight | This Bull Market Isn’t as Big as You Think

This Bull Market Isn’t as Big as You Think

Fidelity International is seeking approval from Chinese regulators to establish a wholly owned mutual fund company on mainland China.

Even if SpaceX isn’t publicly traded, there are some options for investors who want to buy into the new space race.

Tencent in talks to buy Warner Music stake: WSJ

Job Board

          Sr QA Analyst
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

          Audit Manager Global Assurance
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

          Staff Auditor
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange
    
          New Accounts Documentation Specialist
          Interactive Brokers

          Compliance Analyst
          Interactive Brokers

          Investment Analyst
          Citadel

          Associate Sales Representative
          Moody’s
     
          Financial Advisor
          Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
     
          Foreign Currency Trader
          Maverick Trading

          Dairy Futures Broker
          Imperium Commodity Search

          Valuation Actuary
          The Jacobson Group
     
          Summer Analyst
          Credit Suisse

Upcoming Events

            June 8, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Cathie Wood

            June 10, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Fixed Income Management

            June 12, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Corporate Social Responsibility in a Pandemic

            June 24, 2020 GARP | The New Normal: Liquidity Risk Management During COVID-19

            June 30, 2020 GARP | Algorithmic Trading in a Time of Market Volatility

            July 15, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Fostering Girls in STEM to be Women in Tech

CFAA Spotlight | Meatless Meat Reaching More Plates?

Direct lending strategies are in for a rough ride, with bleaker prospects for fundraising, new launches delayed, and fewer chances to deploy capital, market watchers say

Now is the chance for faux meat companies to hook these consumers and keep them coming back.

Credit, not Cash, King as COVID-19 Markets Roll On: UBS

Buffett also said he remains keen on making a big acquisition, which he has not done since 2016

List Of Retail Companies On Bankruptcy Watch Is Growing Fast Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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