Brown Bag Lunch Series: A Conversation on Quantitative Risk Management & Security Selection

May
28
Thursday, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
 
Location: 1021 Anacapa St. 
Santa Barbara, CA - 1st Floor
 
Speaker: Paul Alan Davis
 
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
 
Dress: Business Casual
   
 
Add to Calendar 05/28/2015 12:30 PM 05/28/2015 2:00 pM America/Los_Angeles Brown Bag Lunch Series: A Conversation on Quantitative Risk Management & Security Selection I would like to facilitate a discussion about what practitioners use to set security weights in their portfolios and how that ties with performance attribution and risk management. I'll touch on some of the pros and cons of four common methods: Screening, Stratified Sampling, Linear Programming and Optimization. The discussion will be conversational and high level, as I shy away from using formula notation. 1021 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA - 1st Floor CFALA info@cfala.org false MM/DD/YYYY

An assortment of sandwiches, salads, and drinks will be provided.

Paul Alan Davis, CFA, Founder of FactorPad | Paul Alan Davis is the Founder of FactorPad - a firm dedicated to helping investors and professionals improve their research, risk and governance processes. Before starting FactorPad in Santa Barbara, Paul managed $5 Billion in nine 40-Act equity funds at Charles Schwab and developed much of the performance attribution and governance infrastructure. Before that, Paul started and built RIAs who delivered packaged global asset allocation products to clients. Paul earned a BS in Finance and MBA from Cal State, Sacramento.

The Brown Bag Discussion

I would like to facilitate a discussion about what practitioners use to set security weights in their portfolios and how that ties with performance attribution and risk management. I'll touch on some of the pros and cons of four common methods: Screening, Stratified Sampling, Linear Programming and Optimization. The discussion will be conversational and high level, as I shy away from using formula notation.

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Chairs: 
Alejandra Folguera, CFA & Carol Poundstone Olson, CFA
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.

 

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