Friday, November 22
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Is there another investment path for portfolio managers to explore? Based on a recently released in-depth analysis of risk-adjusted returns over a 20-year period, perhaps there may be.
Join The Options Industry Council and Nasdaq as they host Dr. Edward Szado, author of the study, "Endowment Risk Management and Return Enhancement with Listed Index and ETF Options," for a wide-ranging discussion via live webinar.
During the session, Dr. Szado will elaborate on his research, which found that two straightforward option overlay strategies might improve risk profiles and may simultaneously enhance returns for endowments, ranging in size, from small to very large.
Edward Szado PhD, CFA
is Associate Professor of Finance and Director of Research at the Institute for Global Asset
and Risk Management. Dr. Szado is an Associate Professor of Finance at Providence College, and the Director of Research at the Institute for Global Asset and Risk Management.
He has worked extensively on asset allocation and risk managed investment programs. He was a founding Editor of the Alternative Investment Analyst Review (AIAR) and currently a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Alternative Investments (JAI). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has consulted to the Options Industry Council, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the CFA Institute, the Alternative Investment Analyst Association and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Dr. Szado has coauthored numerous journal articles, books and magazine articles in the areas of derivatives, risk management and alternative investments. He has been featured in a wide variety of print, radio and online media, including: the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Bloomberg, Dow Jones Newswires, Market Watch, and Pensions and Investments.
Ed earned a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, an MBA from Tulane University and an undergraduate deggree from McMaster University. He has taught at Boston University, Clark University, Providence College and the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.
Registration is free of charge.