Upcoming Events & News:
"Trading ETFs: ETF liquidity Explained" - Elizabeth Kashner
Elisabeth Kashner, CFA, Director of ETF Research at FactSet.com, will delve into the nitty gritty of trading ETFs while debunking a few common myths. Elisabeth will explore the various levels of ETF liquidity, including the primary and secondary markets. Topics will include valuation, premiums and discounts, arbitrage opportunities, and best trading practices.
When: April 29, 4:00-5:30pm PDT
Where: Golden Gate University, Room 3208
Elisabeth Kashner, CFA, is FactSet.com's Director of EFT Research. She designs the quantitative and qualitative tools that run the company's ETF Analytics product, and also produces original research on critical topics in ETF investing. Elisabeth brings a combination of academic rigor (Master of Financial Analysis, CFA Charter Holder) and practical experience in derivatives trading and wealth management. She gained experience with ETF analysis as a quantitative analyst building portfolios for high-net-worth clients.
Hans Overturf: A common sense approach to investing in the stock and futures markets interspersed with some "non-common sense" nuances.
When: May 21, 4:00-6:00PM PDT
Where: Golden Gate University, Room 5221
Topics covered: - Momentum driven strategies vs. sideways strategies and how they can complement each other - Principles of charting - Investor psychology and the role of the financial media - Questions & answers - "idle chit chat" after formal part of presentation
Biography: Hans Overturf was born in 1973 in Hallau, Switzerland. He spent three year of apprenticeship as postal administrator (commercial education) 1986 to 1989, followed by two years of military service, first lieutenant in Swiss military. He has joined investment club Midas in Zuerich, Switzerland at age 16. Hans has emigrated to US with young family in 1996 and attended Humboldt State University 1996-2000, graduated with a BA in Economics, Suma Cum Laude. Hans has worked as financial advisor at Morgan Stanley Jan. 2000 to June 2003, and received two Rising Star designations. He’s worked as an independent financial advisor between July 2003 and December 2008. Since January 2009, Hans has been a private investor (securities, futures, real estate) and a minority owner in Sisu Capital. He has invested based on the CAN SLIM method since 2002. Hans is a co-organizer of the Marin and SF IBD meetup groups. He specializes in strategies that do well in sideways markets. Hans uses futures and options on futures as his primary investment vehicles. His focus is on a consistent outperformance of S&P 500. Some of the investment tools that he employs as an investor: compounding, momentum, noise, greed & fear, exuberance, pessimism, irrationality, efficient vs. inefficient markets, minimizing transaction costs, leverage, risk management.
TSAA Review - January 2015Articles include "Technical Analysis Schedule for GGU 2015", "Cusp Catastrophe Theory, a Model for Technical Analysis", TSAA-SF Study Guide and Exam", "Market Aphorisms" and more.
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Swiss Technical Analysis Journal featuring Hank Pruden
The SAMT Fall 2014 Journal features an article by Dr. Pruden entitled "Using the Double-Helix Structure of DNA to Integrate the Wyckoff Method with the Elliott Wave Principle". CLICK HERE to access a PDF version of the article.