Fixed Income Series - 2018

Tuesdays, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Biltmore Court
CFALA Member Center
520 S Grand Ave. Suite 655
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Schedule: See Below
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm (9 Tuesdays and 1 Wednesday)
Dress: Business Casual
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This educational course is designed for those seeking to gain a broader understanding of fixed income strategies.

A sound understanding of fixed income markets and strategies is fundamental for all serious finance and investment professionals. This course examines the characteristics, benefits, and risks of the various fixed income strategies including treasuries, agencies, MBS, international, municipal, corporate, and derivatives. Professionals from prominent local investment firms will lead this series so attendees will obtain unique perspectives on the current market. Instructors will also share their insights on asset allocation and risk management.
Week Date Course Instructor Firm
1 Tuesday, Sep. 25 Introduction to Fixed Income & Corporates Damon Eastman, CFA Payden & Rygel 
2 Tuesday, Oct. 02 Corporate Bonds

Alfred Giles, CFA

Payden & Rygel 

3 Tuesday, Oct. 9 Treasuries and Agencies Ron Mass Almitas Capital
4 Tuesday, Oct. 16 Risk Management in Fixed Income Ramesh Pandey, Ph.D. Western Asset Management
5 Tuesday, Oct. 23 Fixed Income Derivatives Bill Berliner Mortgage Capital Trading
6 Tuesday, Oct. 30 International Bonds Ben Emons Intellectus Partners
7 Tuesday, Nov. 6 Mortgages Bill Berliner Mortgage Capital Trading
8 Tuesday, Nov. 13 Municipals  Ksenia Koban Payden & Rygel
9 Tuesday, Nov. 20

Pension Portfolio Construction

Ben Emons

Intellectus Partners

10 Wednesday, Nov. 28

Fixed Income Portfolios and Analytics

Rama Malladi, PhD, CFA

California State University 

*Instructors and dates are subject to change.

Eligible for 20 CE Credits for CFA Charterholders; Course offered as a 10-class series: (9 consecutive Tuesdays, 1 Wednesday). 

*Textbook optional: The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities by Frank Fabozzi

Class handouts will be provided every week by Tuesday at noon, except for the last class which will be sent Wednesday at noon. There are no exams!

Study Materials: Notes will be provided via e-mail before start of each class


Registration Fees
$450 (Member) | $500 (Non-Member)

Registration Fees (Individual Classes - All Classes Available for Individual Registration)
$50 (Member) | $55 (Non-Member)

Registration is closed. Walk-ins Welcome

Parking Information
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Pershing Square Garage: Rates vary

Central Library Parking: Rates vary

Joe's Auto Parks: $12 

Pacific Center Parking: $15

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WARNING: Parking at Millennium Biltmore - $45 Daily Max; $4.50 each 15 minutes
Payment Information
We accept the following:

If you prefer to pay by check please email and request to pay by check. Your registration will be completed manually and you will receive an email confirmation.


Mail check to:
CFA Society of Los Angeles, 520 S. Grand Ave, Suite 655, Los Angeles CA 90071.

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

Series Enrollee cancellations must be made in writing and received at least 5 business days before the first day of class.  All cancellations will incur a $30.00 processing fee.  If enrollment is canceled after the 5-day deadline, a 50% cancellation fee will be charged. Series Enrollees will not be refunded for any individual classes they miss.

Individual Course cancellations must be received in writing by 9:00 am the day prior to the course to receive a refund. No phone cancellations are accepted. Please fax to the CFALA office at (213) 613-1233 or email Member "no-shows" will be billed the difference between the member fee and the non-member fee for the individual course.
Rama Malladi, PhD, CFA
As a participant in the CFA Institute Approved-Provider Program, the CFA Society of Los Angeles has determined that this program qualifies for 20 credit hours (or 2 hours per course). 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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