312-251-1301 info@cfachicago.org

Event Detail

Distinguished Speaker Series Webinar: James Bianco

Date, Time, and Location:
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
12:00 pm

Recorded On:
Wed., Jan 18, 2012
12:00 - 1:00 pm CT
Standard Club, 320 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60604

James Bianco

Program Description:
"What drives a bond market?"
Listen as James Bianco discusses -- For years, market participants have been overwhelmingly bearing on bonds. For years this has been the wrong call. Why is that?

Fee:**
Members - Free until Feb. 13; then $25
Non-Members - Free until Feb. 13; then $25
Student-Members - Free until Feb. 13; then $25

CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour

For Reservations:
Register online below.

James Bianco
President of Bianco Research, L.L.C.

Presenter Background Information:
James Bianco is President of Bianco Research, L.L.C., an Arbor Research & Trading, Inc. affiliate. Since November 1990, he has been producing fixed income commentaries with a circulation of hundreds of portfolio managers and traders. Bianos's commentaries are primarily devoted to the fixed income markets with special emphasis on: money flow characteristics of primary dealers, mutual funds, hedge funds, futures traders, banks, and institutional investors. Other topics he has researched include: the effects of commodity prices on bond yields, how the ratio of the equity market's capitalization as a percentage of nominal gross domestic product affects price performance of the stock market, the role government regulation plays in determining inflation, how market performance affects mutual fund investors, the role politics plays in setting interest rates, and measuring the stock and bond markets from a total-return perspective.

Prior to joining Arbor and Bianco Research, he spent five years in New York City with several prominent investment banking firms. He was a Market Strategist in equity and fixed income research at UBS Securities and Equity Technical Analyst at First Boston and Shearson Lehman Brothers. He is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a member of the Market Technicians Association (MTA), where he served as a national Vice-President and Chairman of the MTA's 1996 annual seminar.

Bianco has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Marquette University (1984) and an MBA from Fordham University (1989).

*Special Notes For Webinar Registration:
After registration you will receive and email confirmation and technical requirements, or you can test your computer now.

This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Continuing Education Program. Please click here if you would like more information.

Content shared during CFA Society Chicago programs is not, and nothing in it should be construed as, an offer, invitation or recommendation of any specific financial services company or professional, or an offer, invitation or recommendation to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in any jurisdiction. By registering for and attending this event, you acknowledge that any photographs that may be taken are the property of CFA Society Chicago and give your consent to their use in CFA Society Chicago's online and print business communications and marketing.