The AAII Boston Chapter presents...

"Natural Gas: An Energy Game Changer"

    Discussed by:

    Ronald H. Muhlenkamp CFA
    Founder and Portfolio Manager, Muhlenkamp & Co., Inc.

In this presentation, mutual fund manager extraordinaire Ron Muhlenkamp will go over the areas of the markets that he feels holds the best investment opportunities in 2014. One specific area that Muhlenkamp will focus on is that of natural gas. With the price spread between natural gas and crude oil widening significantly as a result of technological innovations in shale drilling, Muhlenkamp will explain why he feels that this potential “game changer” puts the U.S. in a position to cut its energy costs in half during the next decade. Attendees will receive a FREE copy of Ron Muhlenkamp’s book “Harvesting Profits on Wall Street,” a booklet on natural gas, and a copy of the “Muhlenkamp Memorandum” newsletter (while supplies last).

Attend This Meeting and Learn...
Ron Muhlenkamp’s favorite investment opportunities in 2014
What the revolution in natural gas means for the individual, the environment and the U.S. economy
Which companies in power generation, over-the-road-trucking and liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports have the best growth potential

"Technical Analysis: Past, Present and Future"

    Discussed by:
    Jasmina Hasanhodzic
    Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, Boston University

In this presentation, Jasmina Hasanhodzic will present findings from a broad study of technical analysis, a subject of two books and various articles that she has co-authored with MIT legend Andrew Lo. Hasanhodzic will cover many of the important findings that recent research has discovered in relation to the bridging of the gap between the practitioners of technical analysis and academic finance. Specifically, she will demonstrate how their results refute the widespread belief that financial markets look random to human beings.

Attend This Meeting and Learn...
Which aspects of technical analysis are important for investors in today’s market environment
The history and evolution of technical analysis through time and across various cultures
Recent research findings on market efficiency and human pattern recognition in financial data

Saturday, April 5, 2014
10:15 a.m.    Registration/Social
10:30 a.m.    Morning Program
11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    Break
12:00 p.m.    Noon Program
1:30 p.m.    Q&A
Brandeis University, Olin-Sang American Civilization Center
Lecture Hall: Olin-Sang Auditorium 101
415 South St.
Waltham, MA 02453
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In Advance (by 4/1) Everyone, $12/person; online, $15/person (additional $3 cost for associated credit card and processing fees)
At the Door (space permitting only) Everyone, $20/person

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  Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

SIG meetings do NOT require advance registration (some may request an RSVP). Most are free of charge. Contact the group leader if you need additional information to attend.

Boston Chapter Special Interest Groups

Note: ALL information is subject to change. Please contact your SIG leader if you have any questions regarding dates, times and topics.

Cape Cod—Information/to be placed on group’s email list: John Chamberlain, 302/236-8202 or Meetings cover a variety of current investment and financial topics, contoured to the desires of the group’s members and meeting attendees. The meetings consist of both local professional speakers and active member participation, creating an educational and enjoyable environment for all involved. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Cape Cod Community TV Center, 17 Shad Hole Road, Dennisport, MA. Upcoming meetings: March 5, April 2, May 7.

Common Stock—Information/meeting location: Mark Sheingold, 617/469-5290 or Members share ideas and research. The full spectrum of common stocks is covered with discussion of financial analysis, markets, etc. All approaches and levels of experience welcome. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month, 7:00–9:00 p.m. at 8 Alton Place, Suite 3, Brookline, MA. Upcoming meetings: March 13, April 10, May 8.

Computerized Investing—Information/to be placed on group’s email list: Larry Bradley, 781/581-0075 or Meetings include discussion of technical analysis investment procedures, fundamental techniques or inter-market relations. Discussions are led by members, vendors, or professional investors. Meets on the fourth Monday of each month (except August and December), 7:00-9:00 p.m. Location: MIT, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, Building E51, Room 335 (free parking behind building on Amherst Street). Upcoming meetings: March 24, April 28, May (Date TBD).

Educational SIG—Information/to be placed on the group’s email list: contact Frank Ford, 978/686-5214 or Meetings focus on expanding knowledge on subjects of investor interest. Meetings include group discussions, guest presenters and study group. AAII members and non-members are welcome and all are encouraged to bring their tablets or laptops; there is Wi-Fi access. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:45-8:45 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library on Route 28 in Methuen, Mass. (free parking behind building). Upcoming meetings: March 25, April 22, May 27.

Mutual Funds—Information/meeting location: Mutual Funds Coordinator, Richard Laudon ( Email Coordinator, Barry Fiske ( Meetings are held at the new Westwood Public Library on High Street (Route 109), Westwood, MA from 7:00 to 8:45 PM. Meetings will be held on the third Tuesday of the months of January, March, May, September and November. Upcoming meetings: March 18, May 20.

Retirement Investing—Information/to be placed on the group’s email list: contact Robert Zakon, 617/964-3311 or Due to the extreme gyrations of today’s financial markets and corresponding investor concerns, we will focus on information that is appropriate for longer-term retirement-based investors. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Carter Room at the Avery Crossing Assisted Living building at 110 West Street, Needham, MA 02494.Upcoming meetings: March 20, April 17, May 15.

Rhode Island Market Mavens—Information/to be placed on the group’s email list: Raymond Rondeau, 401/451–4163 or For maps and detailed information on upcoming meetings, log on to Meetings are held in a semiformal setting with active participation highly encouraged, with various professional guest speakers frequently presenting. The primary focus of the group is exploring new investment tools and products, and specifically focusing on efficient ways to utilize them in today’s current ever-changing market environment. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Community Room at Stop&Shop, 333 West River Street, Providence, RI 02909. Upcoming meetings: March 12, April 9, May 14.

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