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With the impact of the Coronavirus, the CFA Society Chicago office will be closed through June 30, 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation and follow the guidance of local government officials. All CFA Society Chicago events through May 31, 2020 will be virtual. Please visit the events calendar for additional information and registration. Staff will continue to take calls and respond to emails during normal business hours of 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Please contact the CFA Society Chicago with any questions at info@cfachicago.org or 312-251-1301.

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The Path to Recovery in a Covid-19 World

The Path to Recovery in a Covid-19 World

The Covid-19 pandemic has inflicted a serious wound on the US economy. It will necessitate that a choice be made between a continued shelter-in-place lockdown and the re-opening of economic activity. There is little doubt that shelter-in-place has slowed the spread of Covid-19, however the cost to businesses of not...

Modern Monetary Theory

Modern Monetary Theory

Historic Monetary and Fiscal Stimulus: Savior or Destroyer? The very current topic of Modern Monetary Theory--and especially it’s application to the present economic environment related to the COVID-19 pandemic--was the topic of discussion on April 22, 2020, at CFA Society Chicago’s first member event conducted by...

Bad Axe Throwing: Round 2

Bad Axe Throwing: Round 2

On February 13th, twenty plus adventurous CFA Society Chicago members gathered at Bad Axe Throwing in the West Loop to enjoy an evening of axe throwing, fun and competition. Despite the unlucky date, everyone walked away intact! We received instruction from our fantastic hosts and axe thrower extraordinaire coaches,...

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Christopher T. Vincent, CFA, Appointed CEO of CFA Society Chicago

CFA Society Chicago's Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has appointed Christopher T. Vincent, CFA, as the new chief executive officer of CFA Society Chicago effective May 4, 2020. Mr. Vincent is a former partner and head of William Blair’s Fixed Income...