Time is Running Out for NAAIM Early Registration
The National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM) urges both members and non-members to register for this year’s Uncommon Knowledge Conference to be held at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort in Florida on May 1 – 4, 2016. Join NAAIM and Active Investment Managers from around the country for the best Peer-to-Peer networking in the business. Register today now for one of the best Active Investment Management conferences this year!
The “Shark Tank” Returns
Back by popular demand, NAAIM’s Uncommon Knowledge Conference will again feature its version of the Shark Tank, in which conference attendees share their strategies with Investment Advisors looking for third-party talent. Theta Research will again be attending as an Innovation Sponsor at this important industry conference. See below for more information about registration for the event, discounted lodging and membership in the NAAIM organization – we hope to see you there!
National Association of Active Investment Managers Early Bird Registration Ends
This Friday, April 1. Register Today to Get Your Best Discounts
Location: Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 321 N. Ft. Lauderdale Beach Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 Hotel Registration: NAAIM Reservation Link or call 888-627-7108 and mention NAAIM to receive the group discount. Make those Hotel Reservations by April 7!
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Theta News – More New Active Models on Theta
In This Edition of Theta News:
* Theta Research is featured at Houston, Texas MTA Chapter meeting.
* The Growth Continues – Theta Research Announces Recent Addition of New Managers and Models
Theta is Featured at the Houston, Texas Chapter of the Market Technicians Association (MTA):
On Tuesday, March, 1, 2016, Mike Posey, Theta Research’s Marketing Director was the featured speaker at the Houston MTA Chapter meeting. Like his previous presentation to the Austin MTA Chapter, Mike shared his experienced-based insight on the due diligence process. Mike’s goal is to highlight business concerns once the heavy lifting of creating a trading model is done.
The presentation was primarily educational in nature with a focus on why it is important for Investment Managers to have a track record made up of actual, verified returns. Mike also discussed the inherent limitations of backtesting from a due diligence standpoint and why it’s especially important for early-stage Managers to document their performance in real-time trading.
Mike’s comments about his experience in the due diligence field closely follow those expressed in his recent white paper – The Importance of Actual Returns in the Due Diligence Process, a copy of which is available free of charge from Theta Research.
Theta’s Growth Continues – Announcing the Addition of New Models by Existing Managers:
Marty Kerns and Parker Binion of Kerns Capital Management announce the replacement of two prior strategies with their Sector Strength model. Sector Strength is part of Kerns’ Valarian Strategies and began tracking as of its inception date of December 1, 2015.
Another existing Investment Manager, Dr. Gary Harloff of Harloff Capital Management, has added three additional strategies under his University Beta Strategies series. The new strategies are Equity, High-Yield Bond and Government Bond. Theta Research began tracking these strategies as of their original inception dates in February and March of this year.
(Note that, as discussed the last edition of Theta News, the performance of these new strategies will not yet show up on the Theta subscription site since they do not have at least three months of actual performance data. In addition, two new Investment Managers and their models were added to Theta Research’s database but have chosen to remain anonymous.)