CFA Society Alabama

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 CFA Society Alabama


2945465820_d38a2ba04f_q.jpgCFA Society Alabama promotes ethical and professional standards within the investment industry, encourages professional development through the CFA Program, and facilitates the open exchange of information and opinions.



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 CFA Society Minnesota 2015 Financial Compensation Survey


 ‭(Hidden)‬ Monthly Meeting: April 14, 2016

Lindsey Piegza Chief Economist at Stifel, Nicolaus & Company 



Lindsey is the Chief Economist for Stifel, specializing in the research and analysis of economic trends and activity, the world economies, financial markets and fiscal policies. Piegza joined Stifel in 2015 amid the merger with Sterne Agee where she served as Chief Economist. Prior to her role with Stifel/Sterne Agee, Piegza served as the economist for FTN Financial for eight years in NYC. While with FTN, Piegza compiled daily and weekly commentary and was a highly sought after speaker across national and international forums. Prior to joining the economic division of FTN Financial in early 2005, Lindsey spent two years as a research analyst in the mortgage strategy group in Chicago.

In addition to more than 10 years of experience, Piegza has published several academic papers in journals such as Harvard Business Review as well as in textbooks published by Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Often quoted in the business press, Piegza is a regular guest on CNBC and Fox Business as well as national radio and other business news outlets. Piegza is a member of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) and American Economic Association (AEA). She is a graduate of Northwestern University, having earned a B.A. in political science and a B.A. in economics with honors and distinction. Piegza is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at City University of New York. She is a native of Chicago, and is based in Stifel’s downtown Chicago office.


 2017 Forecast Dinner, February 21, 2017, Barber Motorsports Museum



Dr. David Kelly, CFA
Chief Global Strategist, J.P. Morgan Asset Management


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