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Portfolio Management: 10,000 Hours and a Better Intuition - Schulich School of Business Seminar

Speaker: Christopher Guthrie, CFA – CEO, President & Senior Portfolio Manager, Hillsdale Investment Management

Location: Schulich School of Business / Master of Finance Department
York University, Toronto, ON

Date: September 27, 2013

Chris Guthrie, President and Senior Portfolio Manager of Hillsdale Investment Management, shares portfolio management principles in his presentation entitled “Portfolio Management: 10,000 Hours and a Better Intuition”.

Topics covered:

  • Use and limitations of optimization in the formation of an efficient frontier
  • Relationship of inter-portfolio correlations (IPC) to VIX
  • Time and frequency dependence in measuring contribution to volatility (CTV)
  • Fractals and Hurst exponents
  • Trade off of bias vs. variance in model building
  • The Uncertainty Principle as it applies to financial modeling
  • Monte Carlo and Bootstrapping to adjust for conditionality and to recreate all histories
  • The low volatility anomaly and successful conditions for a minimum risk portfolio
  • Intuition: “The intimate knowledge of the world acquired by careful observation and painstaking effort” by Emanuel Derman

For more information or a full version of the presentation, please contact us at (416) 913-3900.