[eb-grad-students] CFA Challenge Info

Kathleen Martin kmartin at mines.edu
Fri Sep 16 08:13:11 MDT 2016

2017 Local CFA Institute Research Challenge - Quick Information

What is it? A team based equity research competition that includes mentoring and training in company analysis from local CFA professionals. This year the teams will be evaluating Arrow Electronics.
Who can participate? Undergraduate and graduate students.
Where? Sites vary, but there is a kickoff meeting in Boulder, Local Competition in Denver, National Competition in Seattle, and International Competition in Prague.
When? See dates below. Starts in late September with final local presentation at the end of January.
Why? Get great hands on experience in financial analysis of a company and learn about CFA career path. Beat students from other CO and WY universities!

Sign up/Info: Contact Dr. Becky Lafrancois, blafranc at mines.edu<mailto:blafranc at mines.edu> to sign up or for more information by September 21, 2016.

More Information: http://www.cfasociety.org/colorado/Pages/InvestmentResearchChallenge.aspx

Mark your calendars for these Important Events:

Monday, September 26, 2016 5PM - 7PM - Kick Off Session at CU Boulder
Early November - Corporate Presentation at Arrow Electronics Headquarters
Early December - Deadline to submit questions to Arrow
Before Winter Break - First Draft due to mentors
Early January - Final Report Due
Mid-Late January - Welcome Back Happy Hour social and Final Presentations

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