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Event Detail

CFA Chicago Book Club Meeting (Members-Only) (Ended)

The Fatal Conceit: The Errors of Socialism

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, April 15, 2010 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
4:00 pm
CFA Chicago, 134 N. La Salle, Ste. 1740 Chicago, IL  60602   (Driving Directions)

The CFA Society of Chicago has recently formed the CFA Chicago Book Club and is looking for interested members. The Book Club is an excellent way for members to discuss financial literature with others in the society. In April, the Book Club will meet at the CFA Society of Chicago Office (conference call number will also be available for members not able to attend in person) to discuss the books read and pick new books for the next quarter.

Time and Date:
Thursday, April 15, 2010
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

CFA Society of Chicago
134 N. LaSalle St., Ste. 1740
Conference Call
Dial-in number: 866-325-4310
Password: 265-778-9101
* Note: Space is limited, though you may dial in to participate via conference call.

Participants will:

  • Discuss The Fatal Conceit: The Errors of Socialism by F. A. Hayek. [An alternate reading is The Road to Serfdom by Hayek if you are unable to find The Fatal Conceit]


All members who want to attend in person must pre-register. Space is limited. For those who wish to dial-in, we request that you pre-register as well. Phone Only: 312-251-1301

Note: If you would like to join the group, please log onto the CFA Chicago Community website and join the "CFA Chicago Book Club Group." By joining the Book Club Group community, you are able to participate in online discussions about the readings between meetings, vote on future readings, and weigh in on potential meeting times and venues.

Discussion led by Lee Hayes, CFA

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.: Discussion of book
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Pick new books for next quarter

Upcoming books:
May 20: Think Twice by Michael Mauboussin [in advance of his May 26 luncheon presentation]
June 17: The Innovator's Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen

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