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WEBINAR: Will Your Factor Deliver?

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This upcoming webinar is presented by the CFA Institute and there is no cost to attend.

Members are encouraged to pass this invite onto colleagues regardless of membership status.

Will Your Factor Deliver?
Date: 16 November 2016
Time 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EDT
Speaker: Jason Hsu 

The multifactor investing framework has become very popular in the indexing community. Both academic and practitioner researchers have documented hundreds of equity factors. But which of these factors are likely to profit investors once implemented? Join Jason Hsu in this live webinar as he discusses which factors are associated with significantly higher trading costs than other factors, from his September/October 2016 Financial Analysts Journal article, "Will Your Factor Deliver? An Examination of Factor Robustness and Implementation Costs."

Jason Hsu is chairman and CEO of Rayliant Global Advisors. Throughout his accomplished career, Jason's commitment to academic rigor and investor advocacy have led him to research, develop, and bring to market investment strategies that create significant value for investors. At Rayliant, Jason is continuing that commitment by educating investors and offering products to transform the investment ecosystem in Asia and beyond. Prior to his current role, Jason was the co-founder and vice chairman of Research Affiliates.

Jason has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed articles. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Investment Management and serves on the editorial board of the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Index Investing, the Journal of Investment Consulting, and the Journal of Investment Management.

Jason graduated with a BS (summa cum laude) in physics from the California Institute of Technology, was awarded an MS in finance from Stanford University, and earned his Ph.D. in finance from UCLA, where he conducted research on the equity premium, business cycles, and portfolio allocations.

Registered individuals who are unable to join in the live presentation will receive information via email about how to access the archived recording of the webinar.

Any questions relating to these upcoming programs should be directed to the Career Management team

Event Type

Career; Educational

Education Topic

Alternative Investments

Start Time

11/16/2016 10:00 AM

End Time

11/16/2016 11:00 AM





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