The Global Sovereign Debt Crisis Part 2: Merkel's Revenge
Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Nick Raich, CFA
CEO and Founder
The Earnings Scout

Chair:  Charlotte Chamberlain, CFA

Portfolio Management Group Event


Nick Raich, CEO and Founder of The Earnings Scout, will return to CFALA to present the sequel to his June 2012 presentation on the global sovereign debt crisis. Last year, Raich accurately depicted the direction of corporate profits based on how policy makers were dealing with the crisis. He highlighted that austerity in the developed world was going to adversely impact emerging markets.  Furthermore, based on the output of his proprietary earnings algorithm model, he warned that despite having positive earnings estimate revisions at the time, Apple’s stock price was at serious risk for a pull back. In “The Global Sovereign Debt Crisis Part 2: Merkel’s Revenge,” Raich will once again provide his eagle-eyed views on earnings. He will explain how the large data service providers and most Wall Street strategists that discuss earnings barely scratch the surface for the type of analysis that is needed to consistently outperform. Most importantly, Raich will emphasize actionable ideas on where he expects the best and worst trends to occur in the second half of 2013.

Nick Raich is the CEO and Founder of The Earnings Scout, a macroeconomic research firm that specializes in corporate earnings trends. He is widely recognized as a leading expert on U.S. corporate profits and makes frequent appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, as well as in in national and regional print media, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Times and Business Week.

Prior to founding The Earnings Scout, Raich had 15 years of an experience as a Director of Research successfully leading teams of investment analysts that consistently outperformed the market at three different firms: Key Private Bank, National City’s Private Client Group and Zacks Investment Research.

Raich has a BS in Finance and an MBA from Youngstown State University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® and is also a member of the Forbes Investment Panel.

As a participant in the CFA Institute Approved-Provider Program, the
CFA Society of Los Angeles has determined that this program qualifies
for 1 credit hours. If you are a CFA Institute member, CE credit for
your participation in this program will be automatically recorded in your CE Diary.

Registration Links
CFALA Members: $20.00(place cursor on amount for link)
Student Discount: $30.00 (Valid Student ID with current year shown - required at the event)
Non-members: $50.00 (place cursor on amount for link)

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Lunch

Location: Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles 
                  506 South Grand Avenue
                  Los Angeles, CA 90071-2607

Parking: Hotel Valet Parking: $20.00
                Self-Parking at Pershing Square (located directly across the street on Olive St.): $10.00


Dress Code: Business Casual

Payment Information:

Methods of payment accepted: Visa/Mastercard, American Express and Discover. 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, 520 S. Grand Ave, Suite 370, Los Angeles CA 90071.

*Credit card payments will only be accepted through the secure online registration, and not by phone or email.

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