Film Screening and Panel: Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve

CFA Society San Diego presents an exclusive screening of “Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve.” Please join us as Harry Markowitz, Nobel Laureate Economist, Rob Arnott, Founder of Research Affiliates and Jim Bruce, Director host a post-screening Q&A.

Event Schedule:

4:00 – 5:40pm: Film Screening
5:45 – 6:20pm: Panelist Discussion
6:20 – 7:00pm: Reception

Tickets are priced at $10 and seating is limited, so please register in advance.

About our panelists:

Dr. Markowitz won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1990, while a professor of finance at Baruch College of the City University of New York. As a student at the University of Chicago, Markowitz chose to apply mathematics to the analysis of the stock market as the topic for his dissertation and in 1952 published his seminal theory of portfolio allocation in the Journal of Finance. In 1952, Markowitz went to work for the RAND Corporation, where he researched optimization techniques. In 1955, he received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago with a thesis on the portfolio theory. Dr. Markowitz is currently a professor of finance at the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego.

In 2002, Mr. Arnott established Research Affiliates as a research-intensive asset management firm that focuses on innovative products. Arnott has published more than 100 articles in journals such as the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Harvard Business Review, and the Financial Analysts Journal, where he also served as editor in chief from 2002 through 2006. Arnott graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1977 in economics, applied mathematics, and computer science.

Mr. Bruce, Director of Money for Nothing: Inside The Federal Reserve, was Editor/Writer/Co-Producer of Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars – winner of Best Documentary at the 2005 AFI Fest and finalist for the 2006 International Documentary Association’s Feature Film of the Year. Bruce has also worked as an editor on acclaimed documentaries including The King of Kong and Dambe: The Mali Project, and as an assistant editor on films such as Kinsey, Insomnia, X-Men: The Last Stand, and The Incredible Hulk. He was a Visiting Professor at Middlebury College in 2007.

The screening is open to the public.  Non-members will be charged $10 for tickets.  


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