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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

ABA Telephone Briefing: Rethinking Risk and Diversification


The 90-minute, live ABA Rethinking Risk and Diversification telephone briefing scheduled for April 19 examines some of the underlying tenets of Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) that do not hold up well in reality – where experiment clearly disagrees with guess – and summarizes several of the new ways investors and advisors are thinking about risk, diversification, and intelligent portfolio construction.

Speakers Scott Welch of CIMA Investment Research and Strategy, and ABA Market Manager and Senior Vice President Maryann Johnson will cover topics including :
  • Summary of theory vs. reality with respect to MPT
  • Market responses to the 2008 financial crisis
  • A practical approach to rethinking MPT
  • Portfolio construction in a post 2008 market environment
Read more and Register now!

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