CFA Beijing – The Dark Side of Financial Statement Analysis: Building Informational and Analytical Advantages


By Professor Joel Litman

President, CEO, and Chief Investment Strategist of Valens Research

Date

Tuesday, 14th May 2019

Schedule

(In CST) Tuesday, May 14 – 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location

2nd Floor, South Building, Shanghai Gaojin College
Financial Street Center, No. 9 Financial Street,
Xicheng District, Beijing, China

Historically, the world’s most successful investors have employed various competitive advantages for consistently beating the market’s returns. This Seminar focuses on fundamental investing, it shows how better analytics can be used to create competitive advantages for investors.

  • Analytical Advantages : Given the data already publicly available, some of the world’s top investors have built superior analytics to allow them to succeed. Some of the world’s greatest “Quants” fall into this category such as Blackrock, Dimensional, and AQR.
  • Informational Advantages : Some of the great fundamental investors have found ways to systematically uncover legal informational advantages. They have created ways to discover and determine company direction before the rest of the market has found out.
  • Emotional Advantages: Buffett, Klarman, Royce, and Templeton among others, have shown how temperance and emotional intelligence can make for incredible returns.