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Event Detail

Facts and Fantasies About Commodity Futures

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, May 05, 2005 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
12 Noon
Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Crystal Room - 5th Floor Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

The Investment Analysts Society of Chicago and the Chicago Board of Trade Present:

Distinguished Speaker Series: K. Geert Rouwenhorst

Introduction by Bradley Leak, CFA

Biography: K. Geert Rouwenhorst is Professor of Finance at the Yale School of Management and Deputy Director of the International Center for Finance at Yale, which he joined after receiving his PhD from the University of Rochester. His research interests include empirical work on the tradeoff between risk and return in developed and emerging stock markets, and portfolio choice. Recent work examines hedge fund strategies, mutual fund settlement, commodity futures, and the history if financial innovation. His articles have been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Financial Analyst Journal, and the Journal of Portfolio Management.

Eligible for 1 credit hour

Doors open at 11:30 am

This Luncheon Program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program. Please see www.cfainstitute.org/pdprogram for more information.

Location:
Union League Club of Chicago
65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Crystal Room - 5th Floor

Time:
11:30 AM Registration
12:00 PM Luncheon begins followed by the presentation

Menu:
Chef's Choice (Fruit Plate available upon request)

Fee:
Members:
$45 (cash, check or credit card*), or one Function Ticket

CBOT Members:
$45 (cash, check or credit card*)

Non-Members:
$55 (cash, check or credit card*),
or one Function Ticket + $10

*We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Diners Club

Non-Members welcome
Business Casual attire is appropriate

As a courtesy to our Speaker, please turn off your cell phone

For Reservations
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Email: info@IASChicago.org
Phone: 312.360.0382


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