Alumni

The Investment Group - Sponsored by the Chicago Booth Alumni Club

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Chicago

March 20, 2011: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Investment Group is a gathering of University of Chicago alumni that has been meeting for approximately 20 years to listen to a speaker of interest on investments and investing. The group currently meets on the third Sunday of every month from 2:00 to 3:30 pm in Cobb Hall on the main campus. Please bring some coffee and join fellow alumni in this learning and networking event.

The event is hosted by Brad Summers and sponsored by the Chicago Booth Alumni Club and the University of Chicago Office of Alumni Relations and Development.

Where

University of Chicago Cobb Hall, Room 107
5811 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

Bull vs Bear Market Debate
We live in an exceedingly complex world, and making sense of the daunting amount of information that bombards us every minute of the day, 24/7, on the performance and interaction of the world’s economies (and their political components) and financial markets is obviously quite difficult. This is especially the case after the economic and market events of 2008, which still exert an impact on our current markets. Consequently, making informed decisions regarding our investments and strategies in such an environment is a challenging test – especially when information can be interpreted in seemingly contradictory ways (and market commentators don’t always seem to provide much clarity and help!).

Brad Summers joins us again, and will provide an intriguing presentation format: he will review the last year’s financial market and macro-economic performance, as well as the data indicator readings in the prevailing environment, and interpret them from each of a Bull and Bear perspective. From these “dueling” stand-points, an understanding of the full range of risks and opportunities available in the current global environment will become apparent. This approach can be an effective exercise to help develop a coherent investment strategy that: a) identifies the opportunities, and how to take advantage of them, as well as b) ascertains the “tail risks,” and how to mitigate them.

The Investment Group

The Investment Group is a gathering of University of Chicago alumni that has been meeting for approximately twenty years to listen to a speaker of interest on investments and investing. The group currently meets on the third Sunday of every month from 2:00 to 3:30 pm in Cobb Hall on the main campus. Please bring some coffee and join fellow alumni in this learning and networking event.

The event is hosted by Brad Summers and sponsored by the Chicago Booth Alumni Club and the University of Chicago Office of Alumni Relations and Development.

Cost

No Charge

Registration

Register Online

Deadline: 3/20/2011

Questions

Brad Summers