Two speakers, reflecting AAII’s goals of providing in-depth education both on the financial markets in general, and on creating specific investment strategies. If you'd like to study up on either topic ahead of time, you can visit http://www.sec.gov/ or http://www.aaii.com/o/modelportfolio.
8:40 AM – Registration
9:00 AM – Overview of the Work of the SEC and Current Rulemakings Impacting Retail Investors
Lori Schock, Director, Office of Investor Education & Advocacy, US Securities and Exchange Commission
In addition to an overview of the work of the Commission, Lori will discuss regulatory changes affecting individual investors including the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act). The JOBS Act establishes the foundation for a regulatory structure for startups and small businesses to raise capital through securities offerings.
Attend this meeting to learn:
Overview of the work of the SEC
Recent SEC regulatory changes
The impact on retail investors
About Lori Schock:
Lori Schock is the Director of the Securities Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education & Advocacy (OIEA). Under her leadership, the Office has been the driving force for multiple investor testing initiatives & diverse studies on investor issues for the Commission. Lori has testified before Congress; is regularly quoted by the media on investor protection issues; and, presents workshops to investors & other regulators & market participants both domestically and internally. Lori has also worked for FINRA’s Office of Investor Education and started her career at the SEC in 2001 as a staff attorney, served as Special Counsel to the Director and was promoted to Deputy Director all in the same office that she leads today. Lori has a J.D. and Master’s of Taxation.
10:20 AM – Refreshment Break
10:40 AM – AAII Shadow Stock Portfolio: From Theory to Practical Application
John Bajkowski, President, AAII
This presentation will discuss AAII’s popular Model Shadow Stock Portfolio. This model portfolio uses a quantitative approach to select and manage a value-oriented micro-cap stock portfolio. You’ll learn about the theory and research behind the Model Shadow Stock Portfolio and what makes it tick. In addition, you'll find out how to go about building and managing your own personal version of AAII’s Shadow Stock Portfolio using a few simple rules and investing a minimal amount of time.
Attend this meeting to learn:
The theory and research principles behind AAII's Model Shadow Stock Portfolio
How you can use free AAII tools to build and manage your own portfolio of micro-cap stocks
How to use buy and sell rules to overcome emotional roadblocks to investing
About John Bajkowski:
John M. Bajkowski is the president and chief executive officer of AAII. He has written a wide range of stock analysis and screening articles for the AAII Journal, Computerized Investing, Dividend Investing, Stock Superstars Report and AAII.com. Bajkowski developed Stock Investor Pro, a software program and dataset that brings sophisticated stock research, analysis and screening of U.S. publicly traded stocks into the hands of the individual investor. He oversees the fund data and analysis for the Top Mutual Funds Guide, the ETF Guide and the Quarterly Low-Load Mutual Fund Update, and was editor of Computerized Investing from 1992-2006. His remarks have appeared in Barron’s, Businessweek, Money, The Wall Street Journal, and numerous other media.
12:00 PM – End
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ELECTIONS! We are preparing for our Annual Elections. Positions open for election are: President and Vice President for the term of 2017-2018.
If you are interested in nominating yourself or another person for either of these positions, please contact Kathy Kiwala or another Board member to find out more about the duties and responsibilities. You must be a member of AAII to be eligible to hold either of these positions.
Please feel free to contact our Board for more information about AAII, volunteering and future Portland Chapter meetings. EMAIL us at email@example.com. We are a great team and would love to have you join us!
When & Where
AAII Portland Chapter
American Association of Individual Investors is an independent, non-profit organization offering resources to anyone who wishes to learn about investing. The Portland Metro chapter holds general meetings six times a year (Jan/Mar/May/Jul/Sep/Nov), usually on the second Saturday. We invite speakers from academia and industry to discuss every aspect of investing.
Meetings are open to all -- register in advance here on Eventbrite for 10-15 dollars or purchase entry at the door for 20.