INTERVIEW WITH ALLEN HAHN

On a windy Monday evening, GSMF hosted Mr Allen Hahn- The Principal Advisor at ADH Advisors. The Media Team had the utmost pleasure and opportunity to talk to him before he gave his interesting presentation on the Yin & Yang of Investment Management. To start with we talked about his immense educational background. We talked…

Interview with Patrick Tobert

  Patrick Tobert, technical analyst at Fidelity: “If you look at the historical analogies you can see that based on the long-term trending nature we could potentially move higher. When I talk to project managers, my main thing is to tell them that they shouldn’t be afraid of the market’s strength right now.” Maria (interviewer):…

Q4 Outlook of US Economy and Financials

By Syed Ali Raza Q3 results were declared last week and numbers were surprisingly good despite the hurricanes. Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of goods and services produced in the U.S., expanded at a 3% annual rate in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Friday. That followed 3.1% annual growth in the spring….

DOW JONES HITS RECORD HIGH-23000

17 Oct, 2017, Reported By Vishal Ranka AT 11.11 AM today roughly Dow Jones hit 23000, led by more than 5% gain in “UnitedHealth”. What an exciting news this early in the week and quarter. This rally of stocks is definitely a positive sign for the economy. The blue-chip stock gauge has rallied more than…

NUT UP OR SHUT UP – AI IS ON IT’S WAY

Oct 15,2017 Can you imagine going to a bank and dealing with robots rather than humans or can you imagine the shares you trade are advised and executed by a software or a hedge fund is run by a Computer Science graduate rather than a Finance graduate? Well the entire sector is going through a…

No Tomorrow Without Telecom

Oct 16,2017 Can you imagine yourself without your cellphone for a minute? Without being able to text, call, surf the Internet, post pictures on Instagram, read your Twitter? Though most of people did not have a personal cell phone 20 years ago, idea of not having access anytime to the phone seems ancient. Not so…

Profiting In Pursuit Of Peace

World peace, as attractive as it might sound, is not a lasting reality. What we observe in the world is the military might of one state dominating another or the rest of the world, as was the case in the last few decades after the Cold War. Once established, such dominance leads to a power…

Bloomberg’s in house Experts visit

As a part of AMP speaker series, we invited Bloomberg in house experts Paras Doshi and Peter Sheppard. As the semester is half way through it was good time for the students to know what are the useful functionalities available in Bloomberg that allows students to manage their portfolio. We had an advance level session…

GSMF visit to State Street

Last Friday both graduate and undergraduate student managed funds students visited State Street trading floor. It was a great experience for the students and they were pleased with the visit. We had a briefing session with Nicholas Bonn President of State Street Global Markets, the topics varied from discussion on State Street diverse divisions to his journey…

Allen Hahn’s revist to UMass

Is Investment Management an science to be taught or an art to be learnt? On beautiful Monday evening Student Managed Fund proudly hosted Allen Hahn, Adviser  at ADH for the second time. Allen came back to us with an more interesting presentation and, as SMF promised last time arranged the presentation  in  one of our…

Summer Update !!!

Bloomberg Lab follows library hours Spring Intersession Hours | May 21 – May 30 Monday – Friday    7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday CLOSED Summer Session Hours | May 31 – August 25 Monday – Thursday       7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00…

“The Perfect Pitch”- Andrew Uerkwitz presentation to SMF, proud alumni of UMass

Andrew Uerkwitz  Executive Director and Senior Analyst, Oppenheimer & co.Inc. Emerging Services and Technology companies at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. He initially focused on the emerging Israeli technology companies before broadening his coverage to emerging technology and service companies. Prior to joining Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Mr. Uerkwitz worked in equity research at Ardour Capital…

GSMF finally gets the Bell Ringing

GSMf is happy to share the news “one of us has been part of something big!! cheers to Sandy”. Sandeep Gummadi was part of the GSMF class Fall 2015 and member of  Spring 2016 GSMF executive committee. Sandeep Gummadi recently joined Blackrock and iShares at NYSE to ring the closing bell on the eve of Earth’s Day….

Paul Herman at UMass Boston

Monday, April 4, 2016, 5:00 p.m. Integrated Sciences Complex, 3rd Floor, Room 3300 Paul Herman, CEO HIP Investor Inc. presents:  “Optimizing portfolio for value creation and future risk mitigation” Paul Herman, CEO of HIP Investor Inc., will be at UMass Boston on Monday, April 4th to talk to the GSMF and SMF students about optimizing…

Rajiv Mallick’s Presentation for the GSMF

Rajiv Mallick, senior Risk Manager at APG Asset Management US Inc. has presented his analysis on “Risk Management: Applied Quantitative Techniques” to the GSMF and SMF students on Monday, March 28th. Dr. Mallick leads APG quantitative risk initiative, that his geared to provide a greater transparency and sensitivity to capital market factors. Previously he has…

New additions to the Bloomberg Lab

The Bloomberg Lab is being updated, and the renovations are almost complete. The room now has four additional monitors and a ticker screen! The four screens will be used to display the GSMF and the SMF portfolio holdings and performance. Additionally, a new high definition monitor has been placed at the top of the stairs on…

Christopher Probyn Presentation For the GSMF

Dr. Christopher Probyn is currently the Chief Economist at State Street Global Advisors in Boston. In this role Chris is primarily responsible for forecasting and analyzing economic events in the world’s major economies, and for evaluating their impacts on financial markets. Chris regularly briefs fixed-income and equity portfolio managers, as well as other corporate personnel…

Trip to the Chartroom of the Fidelity Boston Headquarters

GSMF and USMF students were invited by Patrick Torbert of Fidelity to take a tour of the Boston Headquarters of the company. Additionally, they were introduced to some tips on Technical Analysis, and they were able to visit the Fidelity Chartroom. The GSMF team would like to take this opportunity to thank Patrick for his…