Portfolio Construction Forum | 26 March 2021
Our regular Forum Fodder email alerts Members to what’s new with our live and on-demand continuing education, accreditation and certification programs.
The most recent Forum Fodder email is below. To see see past Fodder emails, click here.
Not yet a Member? It’s quick - and free - to become a member, so you can access our online library of continuing education resources. Join Now.
The Portfolio Construction Forum team
Forum Fodder | Friday 26 March 2021
“We may be heading towards two global economies – a Chinese-led ecosystem and a US-led or western ecosystem. That has huge implications for the investment world” - Vikram Mansharamani at Portfolio Construction Forum Strategies Conference 2020
All the best for another week’s continuing education!
LATEST ON-DEMAND CE…
Philosophy | Finology
Rich Pickings: Keith Lloyd
Rich Pickings explores the investment beliefs and philosophies of prominent professional investors. In this Rich Pickings, I sit down with London-based Keith Lloyd, CEO and Deputy CIO of global bond manager, Colchester Global Investors.
Graham Rich, Portfolio Construction Forum | Watch, Listen
Markets | As seen at Markets Summit 2021 this month
Get ready for the strongest growth in 50 years
Pent up consumer demand, fiscal stimulus and accommodative monetary policy set the stage for a sharp global recovery. It is back to the drawing board in a high growth environment.
Ron Temple, Lazard Asset Management | 0.50 CE | Watch, Listen
Covid-19 is a blueprint for the emotionomics 2.0 world
Understanding what has really changed in people’s values as a result of Covid-19 and the influence of emotions will prepare us for the increasingly polarised economic, geopolitical, social and environmental new world order.
Tassos Stassopoulos & Jonathan Shapiro |0.50 CE | Watch, Listen
Finology | Invitation to investment advisers
Complimentary self-assessment to benchmark your Client Care & Practice knowledge and skills
FASEA requires that financial advisers continually improve their client care and practice knowledge and skills - doing so makes obvious business sense, as well. Our new Finology Benchmarking Indices (FBI) self assessment tool helps you benchmark your investing biases, beliefs and behaviours versus peers, to further empower your “client care and practice” knowledge and skills. It’s complimentary to our members who give investment advice, while we continue to develop it.
Portfolio Construction Forum | 0.50 CE | Take the FBI self-assessment
UPCOMING LIVE CE…
Finology Summit 2021 “Behavioural Finance and Investment Psychology” | AEST Wed 19 May 2021
Established in 2016, Finology Summit is THE behavioural finance (“fin”) and investment psychology (“ology”) program of the year. The program features an exceptional Faculty of experts from around the world, each offering their best high conviction ideas on behavioural finance and/or investor psychology, and the investment implications. Finology knowledge and skills help us better identify and understand how our own and other people’s different investing biases, beliefs and behaviours impact investment markets and portfolio construction practices - and therefore, investment outcomes - to enable better quality investor portfolios.
Mark Your Diary! AEST Wed 19 May 2021 | Face-to-face or livestream!
RECENT ON-DEMAND CE…
Markets | As seen at Markets Summit 2021 last week
Be optimistic, but beware - big risks lie ahead
A herculean tug of war between stronger economic growth and higher bond yields will be the defining battleground of 2021 and will be accompanied by violent and rapid-fire recalibrations of relative valuations.
Jonathan Pain, The Pain Report | 0.50 CE | Watch, Listen
Investors have to accept more risk to meet their goals
In a low return environment, investors just have to accept more risk in order to meet their goals? On the face of it, this seems self evident and may even have a large element of truth. But, for many, it may be a very, very poor strategy.
Tim Farrelly, farrelly’s Investment Strategy | Read
Finology - behavioural FINance and investor psychOLOGY - knowledge and skills substantially enhance practitioners’ ability to communicate with clients and manage portfolios more effectively. This Backgrounder seeks to foster a greater understanding of and interest in finology.
Portfolio Construction Forum | 2.25 CE | Read
Markets | See more from Ngaire at Markets Summit 2021 in March
The brutal governance lessons of 2020
Covid-19 has offered some tough but useful lessons about governance. Many wealthy countries have not managed the crisis as well as many poorer and vulnerable countries.
Ngaire Woods, Oxford University | Read
Markets | Editor’s Pick! - As seen at Markets Summit 2020 last February
The black swan VUCA has arrived
Coronavirus represents a Black Swan event, the economic shock of which to China will reverberate around the world, thereby amplifying and exposing global economic weaknesses.
Jonathan Pain, The Pain Report | 0.25 CE | Watch, Listen
The BRICs at 20
November 2021 will mark the 20th anniversary of the BRIC acronym that I coined to capture the economic potential of Brazil, Russia, India, and China. Many commentators will be revisiting the concept - so here are my own thoughts on the matter.
Jim O’Neill, Chatham House | Read
PLUS MORE ON-DEMAND CE…
Forum CE Library - over 575CE/CPD accredited learning resources
Complimentary for all Forum members, the Forum’s online on-demand CE Library offers over 540 CE/CPD hours of accredited learning resources, to help members meet the CE/CPD requirements of 20 governing bodies (regulators, associations, and institutes)
including ASIC, APRA, FASEA, FMA, AFA, FPA and CIMA® CE/CPD requirements, to name a few.
Earn CE/CPD hours
Forum CIMA CE Library - over 75 CE hours
This subset of the full Forum CE Library features just those learning resources that are accredited for CIMA CE hours, so CIMA certificants can more easily find learning resources to meet their recertification obligation (at the same time as meeting the CE/CPD requirements of other governing bodies e.g. ASIC, APRA, FASEA, FMA, etc).
Earn CIMA CE hours
KEEP IN TOUCH
Keep up to date - follow us @PortfolioForum
There’s no need to wait until our weekly Forum Fodder email to know what’s new with Portfolio Construction Forum. Follow us on Twitter to hear as soon as we release new articles on portfolioconstructionforum.edu.au and when registration opens for our onstage programs.
Connect with me on LinkedIn
We also let my LinkedIn network know as soon as we release new articles on portfolioconstructionforum.edu.au and when registration opens for our face-to-face CE programs. If LinkedIn is more your thing than Twitter, I’d welcome you connecting. And of course, I’d welcome having an offline direct conversation with you any time.