MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The CFA Society of Minnesota announced today that its 2015 Annual Economic Dinner will feature Jim Grant of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer®. The dinner, scheduled for Thursday, January 22, will take place at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center. Registration is now open.
The Annual Economic Dinner is one of CFA Society of Minnesota’s signature events and drew more than 600 attendees in 2014. The society expects another great turnout from the investment community at this year’s event. The dinner is an opportunity to consider the year ahead while networking with colleagues and supporting the local finance industry.
“We are excited to have Jim Grant join us for this year’s dinner,” said President Kim Brustuen, CFA. “If there’s ever been a time to talk about interest rates and their impact on the economy, that time is now. We look forward to Jim’s insights and observations to help us prepare for what lies ahead in 2015.”
Grant is widely known in the industry and media for his twice-monthly journal of the financial markets, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer®, and presence on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Fox Business among others. He has written numerous books and articles throughout his career. His most recent book, The Forgotten Depression: 1921: The Crash That Cured Itself, will be released this month. Grant is a 2013 inductee into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Hall of Fame. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a trustee of the New-York Historical Society.
Event sponsorships and individual registrations are available for the January 22 dinner. Visit the CFA Society of Minnesota website at www.cfamn.org to learn more.
About CFA Society of Minnesota
Founded in 1952, CFA Society of Minnesota is one of the oldest chapters of prestigious CFA Institute, issuer of the Chartered Financial Analyst® Designation. CFA Society of Minnesota is the 23rd largest society among the 145 member societies and affiliates worldwide. For more than 60 years we have endeavored to play a vital role within the Twin Cities investment community.
To promote and advance the professional excellence, ethical behavior and fellowship of our members through quality programs, educational offerings, and volunteer opportunities.