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The Premature Death of Alpha - Presentation to CFA Society Vancouver by Harry Marmer, CFA

Date: February 8, 2017
Location: Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC

Speaker: Harry Marmer, CFA, MBA – Executive Vice President, Partner
Hillsdale Investment Management

The Premature Death of Alpha

Some have claimed that alpha (ie: to beat the market) “has become nearly impossible” to obtain today. Before we post alpha’s obituary, it would be useful to examine the facts in order to reach reasonable conclusions. This includes looking at the following:

  • Who Are The Culprits in The Death of Alpha?
  • The Three Key Rules of The Game
  • The Perversity of Success in Asset Management
  • Is Alpha Dead?

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