Dr. P.V. Viswanath



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PERC 2008: Workshops


What Do I Do Now With My PERC Equity Analysis
Thursday October 2th, 2008, 5 p.m. Room W 515
Facilitators : Oleg Rubinshteyn and Tobias Glienke, members of the second-place winning Pace team in the NYSSA IRC

Oleg Rubinshteyn and Tobias Glienke, who were in the Pace team participating in the NYSSA Investment Research Challenge, last year, have agreed to be available to conduct a hands-on workshop for PERC 2008 contestants.  While they will not actively participate in the writing or the analysis (which, of course, is the responsibility of each participant alone), they will be willing to look at participants' work-in-progress and provide general comments and advice. 

Equity Research, Report Writing and using Bloomberg (See a video of last year's presentation)
Wednesday, September 25th, 2008, 5 p.m.
W 515
Speaker: Karl Mergenthaler, Vice President and Senior Consultant in the JP Morgan Investment Analytics & Consulting Group
Mr. Mergenthaler is going to discuss equity research reports generally and provide guidance for the PERC contest; he will also speak about how to use Bloomberg for this. He will be speaking about firms in the Specialty Chemicals industry, specifically (TOR, the firm you have to analyse for PERC is in this industry).

NYSSA: IRC, Networking and Career Opportunities
September 22, 5:00 pm in W404, the G-PACT room
Speaker: Alvin Kressler Director of NYSSA will talk about networking and career opportunities through NYSSA, as well as about NYSSA's Investment Research Challenge.

NYSSA: IRC and resources for undergraduates
September 16, Tuesday, 3:30 pm, , Sept. 16 in W404, the G-PACT room
Speaker: Brian Stype of NYSSA will speak about the IRC and resources specfically available for undergraduates

For a list of workshops from last year, click here.