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Risk and Return in Today's World

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"Risk and Return in Today's World"


Clifford S. Asness, Ph.D., Managing and Founding Principal, AQR




Moderated by Stephen P. Zeldes, Benjamin M. Rosen Professor of Finance and Economics,

Columbia Business School

February 9, 2016

6:15PM - 7:45PM

Room 141, Uris Hall, Columbia Business School 

Some say the US economic recovery is complete. Unemployment has reached low levels. Equities have seen records highs, but are now in turmoil. For pension funds and investors looking for good asset returns the question is where do the markets go from here and where should investors look for returns?

With all of the new financial regulation designed to reduce risk for investors and taxpayers has risk been reduced, or is systemic risk still lurking in our financial system? What has all this structure and process cost us? Is it worth it? Are the markets telling us anything?

Come and hear Cliff Asness on risk and return.

About Clifford S. Asness

Clifford S. Asness, Ph.D., Managing and Founding Principal of AQR Capital Management will join us to explain his business, explore these issues, and more. AQR focuses its investment approach on momentum and quantitative strategies. Cliff has written widely on various investment topics. He contributes regularly to the dialogue on the capital markets, regulation and retirement investing. He has authored articles on many financial topics, including multiple publications in the Journal of Portfolio Management and the Financial Analysts Journal.


February 9th, 2016 from  6:15 PM to 12:00 AM
Room 141, Uris Hall
3022 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
United States