Friday, February 20, 2009

Marquette AIM Students Advance to Regional CFA Investment Challenge

A group of AIM students will be heading to NYC to compete in CFA Institute's Investment Research Challenge. Five undergraduate students from Marquette University’s College of Business Administration have advanced to the Global Investment Research Challenge – Americas Regional competition to be held in New York City, March 18-20, 2009. This is Marquette’s first year participating in the prestigious competition sponsored by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. Four winners from the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe/Middle East/Africa regions will compete in this year's global finale on April 2, 2009, in London.

The Marquette students, who all are part of the college’s Applied Investment Management program, defeated the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee team on Feb. 18 in the final round of the local competition, which was hosted by the CFA Society of Milwaukee. Members of the winning team include Alison Bettonville, Chris Cebula, Brian Finnie, Maggie Hughes and Anna Toshach.

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