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Event Detail

Distinguished Speakers Series: David Rosenberg, Chief Economist and Strategist, Gluskin Sheff and Associates (Ended)


The Year of the Horse... Breaking out of the gates

Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
12:00 pm
The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Attend Live, or Watch the Live Webcast

Program Description:
My theme for 2014 symbolizes the looming Chinese New Year — the Year of the Horse (the one that's breaking out of the gates). I feel like 2014 is going to feel a lot like 2004 and 1994 when the economy surprised to the high side after a prolonged period of unsatisfactory post-recession growth, as reparation of highly leveraged balance sheets delayed, but in the end did not derail, a vigorous expansion. That by no means guarantees a stellar year for the markets because as we saw in 2013 with a softer year for the economy and as for the markets, multiple expansion premised on Fed-induced liquidity can act as a very powerful antidote. Plus a rising bond yield environment will also at some point provide some competition for the yield delivered by the stock market.

Luncheon Fee*:
Members - $55 $45
Student-Members - $55 $10
Non-Members - $55
Reserved VIP table - $360 (8 guests, company name on table, contact office directly)
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Chicago)
Luncheon Agenda:
11:30 am - 12:00 pm - Registration & Networking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Luncheon Presentation

Live Webcast Fee**:
Members - $40 FREE
Student-Members - $40 FREE
Other CFA Society Members - $40 FREE
Non-Members - $40
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Chicago)
Live Webcast Agenda:
11:30 am - 12:00 pm CT - Log on, test your volume, etc.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CT - Presentation

CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour. Non CFA Chicago members must track and report their CE to their local society for credit.

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Chef's Choice (vegetarian meal and ice tea available upon request)

Registration: Register Online

Hosted by: Luncheon Program Advisory Group

David Rosenberg David Rosenberg, Chief Economist & Strategist
David Rosenberg is the Company's Chief Economist & Strategist with a focus on providing a top-down perspective to the Firm's investment process and Asset Mix Committee. Rosenberg received both a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Toronto. Prior to joining Gluskin Sheff in the spring of 2009, Rosenberg was Chief North American Economist at Merrill Lynch in New York for seven years, during which he was consistently ranked in the Institutional Investor All-Star analyst rankings. Prior thereto, he was Chief Economist and Strategist for Merrill Lynch Canada, based out of Toronto. Rosenberg was the only economist recognized for his accurate economic projections in Fortune Magazine's "Best and Worst of Wall Street 2011", and was ranked most accurate forecaster for 2011 by MSNBC. More recently, he has been ranked one of the five most influential Canadians in investing by Financial Post Magazine and one of the 12 smartest people on Wall Street by Business Insider. Rosenberg is also the author of Breakfast with Dave, a daily distillation of his and Gluskin Sheff's economic and financial market insights.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Regular, Candidate, and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Non-member or Student-Member. Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations except for reservations using Function Tickets. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, April 23.

**Special Notes Regarding LIVE WEBCAST Registration:
Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations. After you register for the LIVE WEBCAST you will receive an email confirmation with the link, logon instructions and technical requirements. There will be no cancellations or refunds for the live webcast. If you register for the event, but are unable to watch the event live, you will be emailed a link once the recorded event is available.

Passport Program
Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

CFA Institute CE Qualified Activity
This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program.

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