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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​CFA Society Colorado
13th Annual Forecast Dinner
2017 Details to be determined....check back with us later in the year.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ About

Please join CFA Society Colorado as we celebrate our 12th Annual Forecast Dinner on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The Society's premier event of the year is expected to bring together over 400 leading investment professionals and key decision makers from throughout Colorado. This influential forum provides great insights every year and always generates interesting conversations on our economy and financial markets.

This year, we are pleased to announce James Grant, Founder of Grant's Interest Rate Observer®, will deliver the evening's keynote address, along with an update on the local economic outlook from Alison Felix, Denver Branch executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
For inquiries, contact Executive Director Amber Fowler - or 206.304.5053.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ About James Grant

​James G​rant was born in 1946, the year interest rates put in their mid-20th century lows. He founded Grant’s Interest Rate Observer®, a twice-monthly journal of the financial markets, in 1983, two years after interest rates recorded their modern-day highs. 

Grant’s books include two financial histories, a pair of collections of Grant’s articles and three biographies. 

Grant’s television appearances include “60 Minutes,” “The Charlie Rose Show,” Deirdre Bolton’s “Money Moves” program on Bloomberg TV and a 10-year stint on "Wall Street Week". His journalism has appeared in a variety of periodicals, including the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and Foreign Affairs, and he contributed an essay to the Sixth Edition of Graham and Dodd's “Security Analysis”. 

Grant is a 2013 inductee into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Hall of Fame. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a trustee of the New York Historical Society.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Location and Times

1881 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202

5:30 pm - Cocktail Hour
6:45 pm - Dinner
7:00 pm - Presentation

 Past Speakers

​2016​James Grant​Grant's Interest Rate Observer®
2015 Robert Luck, Jr., CFA, CPA CFA Institute
Russ Koesterich​​, CFA BlackRock
2014 Tom Robinson, PhD, CFA Desmond & Zwerner
A. Gary Shilling, PhD A. Gary Shilling & Co
2013 John Rogers, CFA CFA Institute
Richard Wobbekind, PhD CU-Boulder
James Paulsen, PhD Wells Capital Mgmt
2012 Tony Crescenzi PIMCO
Dr. Jerry Webman Oppenheimer Funds
2011 Thomas Hoenig Federal Reserve - Kansas City
2010 Jeremy Siegel Wisdom​Tree
2009 Burton Malkiel Princeton University
Jeff Macke Macke Asset Mgmt
2008 Mary Ann Bartels Merrill Lynch
Donald Rissmiller Stategas Research Partners
Vitaliy Katsnelson, CFA Investment Management Associates
2007 Mary Ann Bartels Merrill Lynch
Mark Freeman, CFA Westwood Holdings Group
Jason DeSena Trennert Strategas Research Partners
David Wyss, PhD S&P
2006 Tim Hayes, CMT Ned Davis Research
Subodh Kumar CIBC World Markets
Chuck Hill Veritas et Lux
Justin Drew S&P
Vinny Catalano, CFA Stratagas Research Partners​

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