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The CFA Society of Minnesota will host its 2013 Annual Economic Forecast Dinner on Thursday, January 24, at the Graves 601 Hotel in Minneapolis. This year’s theme is “Kicking the Can or Cliff Diving?” A panel of local experts will discuss a host of questions, including: What's ahead for the U.S. economy? Will lawmakers continue to kick critical issues down the road hoping they'll go away? Is the well-advertised “fiscal cliff” an isolated event or just the beginning of a series of self-inflicted economic crises? How is the growing role of politics changing the markets?
“As Americans and the world await a resolution to the self-inflicted predicament commonly called ‘the fiscal cliff’, the CFA Society of MN has assembled an expert panel to discuss and debate the ever-increasing role of government in the economy,” said Robert L. Buss, CFA, CIPM, chairman of the board of the CFA Society of Minnesota. “This topic, at this time, with this expert panel will surely provide an enlightening, educating and I’m sure entertaining evening for our guests.”
The Society’s expert panel includes Varadarajan V. Chari, PhD, Professor of Economics, University of Minnesota; Tom Emmer, 2010 Republican nominee for Governor of Minnesota and co-host of the Davis & Emmer in the Morning Twin Cities News Talk program on FoxNews Radio and Gordon Telfer, Senior Vice President, Nuveen Asset Management. Thomas G. Kamp, CFA, President and CIO, Cornerstone Capital Management, will act as moderator.
Registration and reception begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and panel discussion at 7:30 p.m.
Sponsors of the 2013 Economic Forecast Dinner to-date include:
|Premier Annual Partner:||Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal|
|Silver Annual Sponsor:||Disciplined Growth Investors|
|Bronze Annual Sponsors:||State Street Global Investors|
|Thrivent Asset Management|
|Gold Event Sponsor:||Advantus Capital Management|
|Silver Event Sponsor:||Wells Fargo Private Bank|
|Table Sponsors:||BNC National Bank|
|Charles Schwab Advisor Services|
|EPIQ Partners, LLC|
Event sponsor and registration information is available online at www.cfamn.org or call the CFA Society at 612-317-2889.
About CFA Society of Minnesota
Founded in 1952, the CFA Society of Minnesota is one of the oldest chapters of the prestigious CFA Institute, issuer of the Chartered Financial Analyst Designation. The CFA Society of Minnesota is the 18th largest society of analysts among the 137 member societies and affiliates worldwide. For 60 years they have played a vital role within the Twin Cities investment community.
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