Monday, November 22, 2010

Jim Bianco to be guest in Dr. Krause's AIM class this semester and a member of next semester's AIM Forum

Dr. David Krause, AIM program director said, "I will be meeting with Jim Bianco (MU '84) in Kansas City this week. We will be talking about his upcoming visit to the AIM program on December 7th and his participation in the AIM Forum on January 25th. We might even take in the MU-Duke basketball game while we are in KC - I know Jim is a big fan!"

Jim Bianco
Jim Bianco is the president of Bianco Research, L.L.C., located in Chicago Illinois, which was founded in 1998. Bianco Research is an affiliate with Arbor Research & Trading, Inc., a fixed-income research and brokerage firm located in Barrington, Illinois.

Krause said, "Bianco Research specializes in "macro" investment analysis of the equity and fixed-income markets. Their web site and daily e-mail posts are some of many products they offer their institutional customers. I read their research daily and participate in their bi-weekly conferences. Jim offers one of the top advisory firms in the country."

Jim Bianco on CNBC talking about Fed policy
Since 1990, Jim Bianco has been producing fixed income commentaries with a circulation of hundreds of portfolio managers and traders. His commentaries are primarily devoted to the fixed income markets with special emphasis on: money flow characteristics of primary dealers, mutual funds, hedge funds, futures traders, banks, and institutional investors. Other topics he has researched include: the effects of commodity prices on bond yields, how the ratio of the equity market’s capitalization as a percentage of nominal gross domestic product affects price performance of the stock market, the role government regulation plays in determining inflation, how market performance affects mutual fund investors, the role politics plays in setting interest rates, and measuring the stock and bond markets from a total-return perspective.
Krause said, "Jim Bianco produces unique and original insights into movements in the financial markets and has been a featured speaker at many investment conferences. He is regularly featured in the following investment publications and he appears regularly on CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg and Fox Business News. He recently joined me on a panel in New York City to discuss the impact of financial regulation in the U.S. markets." 

Prior to creating Bianco Research, Jim spent five years in New York City with several prominent investment banking firms. He was a Market Strategist in equity and fixed income research at UBS Securities and Equity Technical Analyst at First Boston and Shearson Lehman Brothers. He is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a member of the Market Technicians Association (MTA), where he served as a national Vice-President and Chairman of the MTA’s 1996 annual seminar. Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Marquette University (1984) and an MBA from Fordham University (1989).
Bianco on Bloomberg

He is meeting with the AIM students on Marquette's campus at 5pm in the AIM Room on Tuesday, December 7. Krause said, "Jim is also one of four guests that will several as panelists at the AIM Forum on January 25. He is a lively and knowledgeable guest speaker and panelist. I look forward to meeting with Jim and I know the students feel the same way."




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