Increasing Returns While Decreasing Draw-Downs Using Behavioral Finance
Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (PDT)
AAII Silicon Valley Chapter Presents: "Increasing Equity Returns While Decreasing Draw-Downs Using Behavioral Finance"
Successful equity investing is challenging enough without emotions & behavioral errors getting in our way. This presentation will review the behavioral mistakes ‘conventional’ investors make and show you how to avoid those mistakes. We will discuss the benefits of a systematic approach to equity investing and how your portfolio can prosper in both bull & bear markets.
Attend This Meeting to Learn:
How typical human behavior impedes upon equity investment returns
How removing emotions and “noise” from the investment process results in making better investment decisions
How to decrease portfolio draw-downs
Reasons to Attend This Meeting:
Become more comfortable with your equity investment decision making
Improve your risk management techniques
Benefit by using facts, not ‘feelings’ when investing
Speaker: Lee Levy
Mr. Levy is an accomplished fund manager with over 18 years of professional investment and risk management experience. Prior to founding Canid Asset Management, he was Head of Trading, Operations & Risk Management at a $400 million long/short value hedge fund and before that was a Senior Trader at a $6 billion long/short growth hedge fund complex. Mr. Levy is a frequent speaker on behavioral finance and investing, lecturing and participating on panels at various venues including the Haas School of Business at the University of California-Berkeley.
When & Where
AAII Silicon Valley Chapter
The AAII Silicon Valley Chapter is affiliated with the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII), a nonprofit corporation founded in 1978 for the purpose of assisting individuals in becoming effective managers of their own assets through programs of education, information and research.
AAII local chapters are grassroots organizations led by volunteer AAII members, and allow AAII to extend its mission "person to person" to individual investors in their own communities by offering meetings that provide unbiased investment education in a social context.