Inflation and Gold: History and Investment Implications

 Friday, January 15, 2010
12:30 pm – 2:10 pm

Dr. David Ranson
H.C. Wainwright & Co. Economics Inc

Sponsored by the CFA Society of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara Group

The CFA Society of Los Angeles Santa Barbara Group is proud to host Dr. David Ranson, from H.C. Wainwright & Co. Economics Inc., Waldport, Oregon, for a presentation on inflation and gold investing. 
Join us for lunch, and have lively discussion on the following timely questions:

  • How can investors tell when inflation threatens?
  • How have different asset classes responded to inflation in the past?
  • Is gold an inflation hedge? What are other inflation hedges?
  • What other role can gold play in an investment portfolio?
  • What is the inflation outlook over the next several years, given the deficit/dollar situation?
  • What are the most attractive asset classes for the next couple of years?

Menu Choices
Cobb Salad
tossed marinated grilled chicken, hard-boiled egg, bacon, tomato, avocado, grilled green onions, crumbled blue
cheese and a shallot Dijon vinaigrette

Grilled chopped salad
with grilled zucchini, corn, radicchio, tomato, avocado & green onions with mixed greens & a lemon-mustard vinaigrette

Roasted chicken baguette
roasted chicken with tomatoes, Romaine lettuce and garlic rémoulade sauce on thin baguette

Stella’s grilled salmon club sandwich
on rustic white bread with Canadian bacon, avocado, tomato and a lemon horseradish aioli

Friday, January 15, 2010
12:30 pm – 2:10 pm                       
Lunch: 12:30 PM
Presentation:1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Q & A: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM

Stella Mare’s ( Directions)
50 Los Patos Way
Santa Barbara, CA

Registration Links
Members $15
/Non-members $20 (Please make your meal selection from the menu listed and select your choice when prompted at registration.) 

Payment Information
Payment methods accepted: Visa/Mastercard, American Express and Discover. Credit card information will not be accepted by phone or email.If you prefer to pay by check please register online and select "purchase order" as your payment option and enter your last name as the purchase order number.Mail check to: CFA Society of Los Angeles, 350 S. Grand Ave, Suite 1680, Los Angeles CA 90071. 

Do you live or work in the Santa Barbara area? We are always looking for local volunteers to help us coordinate events. Please drop us an email,, we'd like to meet you!
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