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CFAA Spotlight | New Decade, New Order, and New Opportunities

The index provider launched the MSCI US Dollar Investment Grade ESG Universal Corporate Bond Index (universal) and the MSCI US Dollar Investment Grade ESG Leaders Corporate Bond Index (leaders) earlier this week to meet growing demand for ESG investments.

Performance Fees May Have Had a Moment This Year

Gold Momentum Gains Heading into 2020

The question now is whether Tesla can keep the momentum going.

“There’s Always A Bubble In The ’20s”: These Are The Top Bull And Bear Arguments

Here’s a full list of every book Warren Buffett has recommended this decade—in his annual letters

Job Board

Operations Associate
          Fitch Ratings

SDLC Risk Manager
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Consultant
          Fidelity Investments

Quantitative Research Analyst
          Citadel US

Sr Software Engineer
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Investment Analyst
          Citadel

Senior Technical Support Analyst
          Moody’s

Analyst – Industrials & Transportation
          Fitch Ratings

Temp – Quantitative Analyst
          Fitch Ratings

Quant Portfolio Manager
          Anson McCade

Credit Analyst
          Fitch Ratings

Commodities Analyst
          Citadel US 769&

Upcoming Events

            January 15, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | SOFR: Life after LIBOR

            January 28, 2020 Chicago Booth | How Economists Reshaped the World

            February 4, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | The Future of Banking

            Febuary 5, 2020 CFAA Event | New Decade, New Order, and New Opportunities

            February 6, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | The State of Chicago Real Estate and Development

            Febuary 10, 2020 Chicago Booth | Artificial Intelligence: Its meaning, ultility and significance for entrepreneurs

            February 12, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | 2020 Annual Celebration

CFAA Shanghai Chapter Co-Host: 2020中国企业赴美上市高峰论坛

Conference covered:

  • 上市决定和上市选择
  • 中国企业美国上市流程概述
  • IPO顾问及IR服务-海外融资的机遇与挑战
  • 中国企业赴美上市最新考量及趋势
  • 中国企业赴美上市的资本市场环境及问题
  • 中国企业赴美上市监管政策与法律问题解析
  • 在美国IPO中的法律问题
  • 在美国IPO中的审计问题
  • IPO过程中的品牌故事

CFAA Spotlight | CFA Institute Seeks Volunteers to Help Create GIPS-Like ESG Standards

CFA Institute Seeks Volunteers to Help Create GIPS-Like ESG Standards

Officials have cited three reasons for trimming rates this year: weakening global growth, rising trade-policy uncertainty and muted inflation.

Google’s Fitbit Acquisition Is All About Apple

The automated platform will represent Goldman’s digital entry into the smaller investor market, per Rachel Schnoll — who recently became the head of Goldman’s FinLife CX RIA platform — as cited by Financial Planning.

Coca-Cola is not new to the space, having purchased southwest regional player Topo Chico and debuted flavored sparkling lines for Dasani and Smartwater.

Job Board

Clearing/Quant Risk Management Internship
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Associate Lead Analyst 2
          Moody’s

Associate, Corporate Credit
          Brookfield Asset Management

Quantitative Research Analyst
          Citadel US

Market Surveillance Analyst
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Investment Analyst
          Citadel

Finance Analyst
          Prudential

Credit Analyst – Corporates
          Fitch Ratings

Global Security Intelligence Analyst
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quant Portfolio Manager
          Anson McCade

Trade Support Analyst – Hedge Fund
          Non-disclosed

Commodities Analyst
          Citadel US

Upcoming Events

            November 12, 2019 Chicago Booth | Capital: Where Does It Come From?

            November 14, 2019 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Vault Series: Biotech

            November 14, 2019 Women Investment Professionals | Annual Trailblazers Dinner – 2019

            November 18, 2019 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Transition Techniques

            November 21, 2019 Chicago Booth | Economic Uncertainty, Event Risk, And Policy Responses: A Look Into 2020

            December 3, 2019 Executives’ Club of Chicago | For Women, By Women

            December 5, 2019 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Tech Investments: A C-Suite Perspective

CFAA Spotlight | Free Trades Are the Lollipops of Online Brokerages

There was no word of agreements on the core issues that sparked the dispute

Free Trades Are the Lollipops of Online Brokerages

Which Asset Management Strategies Are Losing the Fee Compression Battle?

BlackRock and Chinese internet behemoth Tencent Holdings have spent the past year quietly discussing ways to make BlackRock’s investment portfolio-building tools and models widely available in China

It will henceforth be known as the “Kenneth C. Griffin Museum of Science and Industry” 

Job Board

Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst II
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Lead Data Analyst
          E Trade Financial

Credit Analyst
          Phyton Talent Advisors

Quantitative Research Analyst
          Citadel US

QA Analyst III
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Investment Analyst
          Citadel

Finance Analyst
 Prudential

FPGA Engineer
          Two Sigma Investments, LLC

Data Analyst
Northern Trust

Global Analyst, Asset Allocation
          Northern Trust

Analyst
          Akuna Capital

Commodities Analyst
          Citadel US

Upcoming Events

            October 14, 2019 Chicago Booth | When Things Go Wrong

            October 14, 2019 Chicago Booth | Leveraging Technology to Maximize Your Sweat Equity

            October 15, 2019 Chicago Booth | A Meeting of the Minds: Business and the Human

            October  24, 2019 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Shared Experience, Shared Leadership

            October  24, 2019 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Monthly Happy Hour

            October  25, 2019 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Research Challenge: Company Presentation

            November 7, 2019 Executives’ Club of Chicago | A Work Event For Horrible People

            November 14, 2019 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Vault Series: Biotech

CFAA Spotlight | Inverted Yield Curve

Despite the Fed’s silence, the mortgage-backed securities (MBS) to-be-announced (TBA) market may be indicating that a new round of MBS purchases is coming

5 things investors need to know about an inverted yield curve

Wall Street Prepares for the End of a Crucial Benchmark

UBS said Dorian could cost the insurance industry more than $25 billion if storm hit the coast of Florida.

Alibaba’s Joe Tsai Buying Brooklyn Nets And Barclays Center For Record $3.3 Billion

Job Board

Junior Product Manager
          Theron Technology Solutions

Data Analyst
          Insight Global, Inc.

Wealth Management Associate
          Morgan Stanley

Quantitative Research Analyst
          Citadel US

QA Analyst III
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Investment Analyst
          Citadel

Risk Management Analyst/Associate
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

FPGA Engineer
          Two Sigma Investments, LLC

Data Analyst
          Northern Trust

Director, Credit Analyst covering Retail and Consumer Sectors
          Fitch Ratings

Lead Data Analyst
          E Trade Financial

Commodities Analyst
          Citadel US

Upcoming Events

            September 9, 2019 Executives’ Club of Chicago | A Conversation with Dara Khosrowshahi, Chief Executive Officer, Uber

            September 9, 2019 Chicago Booth | Entrepreneurial Moon Shot- Major Industry Transformation Case Study

            September 10, 2019 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Current drivers of the global M&A market and perspectives on how it may evolve going forward

            September 17, 2019 CFA Society of Chicago Event | The changing investment landscape and how investment platforms and interfaces need to evolve

            September 19, 2019 Chicago Booth | US-China Trade War: Is this the dawn of a second cold war?

            September 19, 2019 Chicago Booth | Trade Wars, Tariffs, and US Customs: The Legal Perspective

            September 24, 2019 Executives’ Club of Chicago | International Business Forum: Trade, Tariffs, & Transactions: What’s Next for Illinois Business?

CFAA Spotlight | Central Banks Around The World Are Surprising Markets With Aggressive Rate Cuts

Central banks around the world are surprising markets with aggressive rate cuts: Here’s why

We further unpack below why the 7-per-dollar level is so significant, how a weaker yuan aids China, and why traders have become so transfixed by the foreign currency

Where’s the Next Recruiting War in Asset Management? ESG

With the back-to-school shopping season and winter holidays looming, most retailers planning to shut stores this year have already shuffled through those announcements so they can shift their focus toward the industry’s busiest times.

Gold has solid support coming in from three directions — U.S.-China trade tensions, global central bank easing, and technical price levels.

Job Board

Junior Product Manager
          Theron Technology Solutions

Data Analyst
          Insight Global, Inc.

Lead Data Analyst
          E Trade Financial

Quantitative Research Analyst
          Citadel US

QA Analyst III
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Investment Analyst
          Citadel

DATA-INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ANALYST
          Citi

FPGA Engineer
          Two Sigma Investments, LLC

Senior Pricing Analyst / Manager – Derivatives & Cash Markets
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Director, Credit Analyst covering Retail and Consumer Sectors
          Fitch Ratings

Client Onboarding Counsel
          Interactive Brokers

Commodities Analyst
          Citadel US

Upcoming Events

            August 15, 2019 Chicago Booth | China, Huawei and the US Business Community: A Booth CEO Weighs In!

            August 20, 2019 CFA Society of Chicago Event | August Investment Exchange Forum

            August 22, 2019 CFA Society of Chicago Event | August Monthly Happy Hour

            August 28, 2019 The Executives’ Club of Chicago | Leading a High Performance Team

            September 9, 2019 Chicago Booth | Entrepreneurial Moon Shot- Major Industry Transformation Case Study

            September 24, 2019 Executives’ Club of Chicago | International Business Forum: Trade, Tariffs, & Transactions: What’s Next for Illinois Business?

CFAA Spotlight | CFAA 2019 Summer BBQ Is Coming!

n the next credit downturn, could leveraged loans pose systemic risk in the way subprime mortgages did during the last crisis, as some commentators have warned?

Facebook is launching a subsidiary company also called Calibra that handles its crypto dealings and protects users’ privacy by never mingling your Libra payments with your Facebook data so it can’t be used for ad targeting.

ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps.

Lee Iacocca, the auto-industry titan who saved Chrysler from bankruptcy and launched the Ford Mustang, has died. Here’s a look at his incredible life and career

Topshop is closing all US stores

CFAA Spotlight | U.S. hiring slows sharply as Trump’s trade war starts to bite

Hiring slowed sharply in May, as companies in industries hardest hit by President Trump’s escalating trade war hesitated to bring on new employees.

Fed watchers say an unexpectedly weak reading on the U.S. jobs market in May makes it increasingly likely that the central bank will lower rates this year

CVS And Walgreens Are On Different Paths To In-Store Healthcare

28-Year-Old Crypto Founder Pays Record $4.6 Million For Lunch With Warren Buffett

India’s marathon national election reaches the finish line

CFAA Spotlight | Markets Tumble As China Unveils Retaliatory Tariffs

Markets Tumble As China Unveils Retaliatory Tariffs, May Dump “Some Treasuries”

Tough questions mix with requests for life advice as Warren Buffett answers to his shareholders

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund

“But China is not afraid, nor are the Chinese people,” adding that “China needs a cooperative agreement with equality and dignity.”

Read the memo Uber’s CEO sent to employees after its disappointing IPO

4 Unexpected Trade War Stocks That Will Benefit From an End to Tariffs

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