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NAAIM offers a variety of live webcasts and recorded webinars for their members. By providing this information in an interactive, online environment where advisors can ask questions and by offering the webinar in an on-demand environment, NAAIM strives to allow members to learn and grow their Active Investment Knowledge on their own time, in the way that suits them best.

Many courses are offered with continuing education credit for the Certified Financial Planner® Professional.

See below or view our calendar for our upcoming webcasts.


UPCOMING WEBINARS – August 2020


Values-aligned Investing:  What it is and why it is here to stay – Bill Davis, Stance Capital, LLC

  • Date:  Wednesday,  August 12
  • Time: 4:15 – 5:15 pm EST
  • Approved for 1 hour of CFP® CE credit

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Values-aligned investing goes by many names. Sometimes it is referred to as Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). More recently it is referred to as ESG (environmental, social governance). The field of values-aligned investing also incorporates faith-based approaches.

Bill Davis will explain each of these approaches, their origins, and how they are different. In particular, we will focus on ESG, which along with the advent of greater transparency by public corporations, and strong performance has gained traction among retail and institutional investors. Given expected generational wealth transfers to Millennial and Gen Z investors, values-aligned investing is expected to grow significantly in the years ahead. This represents a both a threat and an opportunity to asset management firms, regardless of asset class.

Bill Davis, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, Stance Capital LLC
Prior to forming Stance Capital, LLC, Mr. Davis was co-founder and Managing Director of Empirical Asset Management, and Portfolio Manager on EAM Sustainable Equity, a strategy he launched in 2014. Prior to co-founding Empirical, he was the founder and CEO of Ze-gen, a venture and private equity backed renewable energy company. Mr. Davis received a B.A. from Connecticut College, and his career in business has included serving as CEO or founder of numerous companies including: Database Marketing Corporation in 1986, Holland Mark in 1997, and Cambridge Brand Analytics in 2003. He is Vice Chair of Impact Infrastructure, LLC, and serves on not-for-profit boards of Seven Hills Global Outreach and Commonwealth Corporation. He is a founding member of the President’s Council of Ceres. Mr. Davis has taught at Columbia University Center for Environmental Research and Conservation, and guest lectured at Harvard College, Harvard Business School, MIT, MIT/Sloan, and Boston University. Mr. Davis holds a Series 65.


Navigating Covid and the Election with Data-Driven Investing – John Kosar, Asbury Research LLC

  • Date: Wednesday, August 19
  • Time: 4:15 – 5:15 pm EST
  • Approved for 1 hour of CFP® CE credit

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John Kosar, CMT®, presents a current look at the latest US and global market conditions according to Asbury Research’s completely data-driven approach to investing.  The webinar will take an under-the-hood look at the global financial landscape via Asbury’s in-house quantitative models which indicate when to be adding and removing risk from portfolios and, during “Risk On” environments, which countries, sectors, industry groups, and individual stocks and ETFs to be invested in.

John Kosar, CMT®, Chief Market Strategist, Asbury Research LLC
Mr. Kosar is the Chief Market Strategist of Asbury Research LLC, a firm he launched in 2005.  Asbury Research provides data driven, technical and quantitative investment research to professional and private investors. John is also the Chief Investment Strategist and a Managing Principal of Asbury Investment Management (AIM), a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA).



PAST WEBINAR RECORDINGS

Quantifiable Edges for Active Investing – Rob Hanna, Quantifiable Edges & Hanna Capital Management, LLC

Since Rob began utilizing quantitative analysis in 2004, he has published thousands of studies related to market action and indicators. Here he will share several of his favorite studies from his years of research. He’ll also share some of his favorite indicators, as well as ideas on how to compare and evaluate indicators. You’ll learn the concepts Rob finds most important for the strategies he employs when attempting to make more efficient use of capital, increase profits, and contain drawdowns.

Recorded July 16, 2020

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What You Own in this Market Matters – A Lot!  Learn How to Stay on the Leader Bandwagon – John Worthington, Dauble+Worthington Equity Portfolios

In this upcoming webinar, 2019 NAAIM Active Investing Strategy Competition (aka “Shark Tank”) Winner John Worthington will review how his firm identifies and invests in market leaders using their D+W Sector Rotation strategy.

  • Featured Speaker: John Worthington, Founder and Partner of Dauble+Worthington Equity Portfolios

Recorded July 8, 2020

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Demonstrating Client Leadership – Julie Littlechild, Absolute Engagement

As we move through the current crisis, clients are being bombarded by ‘reassuring messages’ that are all starting to sound the same.  If your goal is to demonstrate true leadership to clients, you need to understand what matters most to them, right now, and then cut through the noise by providing meaningful and personalized support. The question is how.  Join Julie Littlechild to hear new research on what clients need right now and how you can demonstrate true leadership.

  • Featured Speaker: Julie Littlechild, Absolute Engagement
  • This webinar is approved for 1 CE credit toward CFP®, CIMA®, CPWA®, CIMC® and RMA®

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Before It’s Too Late: Using Lumber, and Gold to Actively Manage Stocks & Bonds –
Michael Gayed, Lead-Lag Publishing, LLC

Michael A. Gayed co-authored three award-winning papers in 2014 and 2016, and also won the 2015 Founders Award for his paper documenting how Lumber and Gold can be used as signals for managing investment portfolios. This eye-opening paper focuses on the predictive power of two seemingly unrelated commodities which provide important information on the economic cycle, and risk-seeking behavior in various assets. His work has important implications for both asset allocators and active managers.

  • Featured Speaker:  Michael Gayed, Lead-Lag Publishing, LLC
  • Approved for 1 CE credit toward CFP® – through December 31, 2020.

Recorded June 10, 2020

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Plumbing for a Stock Market Low – Doug Ramsey, The Leuthold Group, LLC

Doug Ramsey’s presentation discussing the stock market’s recent action, and outlook using the Leuthold Group’s “weight of the evidence” approach, which is based on valuation, investor sentiment, technical market action, and analysis of the global economy. He will also discuss the prospects for a rotation in stock market leadership toward long-term underperformers like Small Cap, Value, and foreign equities.

  • Featured Speaker:  Doug Ramsey, The Leuthold Group, LLC

Recorded May 13, 2020

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A New Approach to Relative Strength Investing with Leveraged Funds

Objective:  How to construct sector rotation strategies, and how to review relative strength methodology for use when analyzing funds.

The webinar presentation will review fundamentals of leveraged funds, including the one-day investment objective, impact of compounding, and re-balancing considerations over time, as well as review the relative strength methodology and how it can be used to analyze funds.  Presenters will also explore ways in which relative strength can be used to construct sector rotation strategies with various funds and how to incorporate these strategies in tactical portfolios.

Featured Speakers:

  • Leks Gerlak, CFA, Tactical Investment Strategist, ProShares|ProFunds and Ben Jones, Senior Analyst, Nasdaq Dorsey Wright

Recorded October 15, 2019

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Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Using Inverse and Leveraged Funds

After nearly a decade of strong equity market returns, we’ve seen signs of a turning tide. Inverse investing may help to potentially smooth out turbulence in your portfolio. Hedging a losing position may also save you from selling low into a down market, causing a taxable event or disrupting your long-term investment goals. On the other hand, if you have conviction that this bull market has some legs left, leveraged investing offers a way to participate with less capital commitment.  Topics of discussion include:

  • The Basics of Inverse Investing
  • Applying a Hedge in Different Market Conditions
  • Hedging in a Portfolio Context
  • The Basics of Leveraged Investing

Featured Speakers:
Roya Vassell, Tactical Relationship Manager, ProShares  |  ProFunds and Leks Gerlak, CFA, Investment Strategist, ProShares

Recorded on December 11, 2018

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  • Navigating Uncertain Markets – Risk and Reward

Edward Egilinsky, Managing Director-Head of Alternatives leads a focused educational discussion of how disciplined investors can navigate uncertainty in the global financial markets. The presentation will explore a variety of topics affecting all market participants, including:

  • Impact of “Trade War” headlines and opportunities to trade on
  • Rising interest rates and ways to potentially benefit
  • Possible return of higher volatility and how leverage and inverse can be utilized
  • Incorporating tactical tools into your money management process
  • Alternative strategy ideas to diversify traditional portfolios

Recorded October 24, 2018

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  • Mining the NAAIM Indicator Wall

The NAAIM Indicator Wall provides members with a weekly update on an array of stock market indicators. The wall includes readings and explanations of indicators and/or models in the areas of price/trend, momentum, key price levels, overbought/sold readings, sentiment, monetary, economic, inflation, and market cycles.  NAAIM Indicator Wall creator and 2018 NAAIM Shark Tank Winner, Dave Moenning, Heritage Capital Research, will explain how the Indicator Wall can help with the development of a strategy resulting in real money results.   He will also be offering examples of how the Indicator Wall has been used by other NAAIM members in their practice.

Recorded September 25, 2018

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  • Swimming with the Sharks: How 2018 Shark Tank Winner Dave Moenning Manages Risk

At this year’s Shark Tank Portfolio Strategy competition, Dave Moenning presented his firm’s flagship risk management strategy, which strives to stay in tune with the major cycles in the stock market while limiting turnover. When asked to succinctly sum up the strategy’s objective, Moenning explained, “This is a ‘core’ risk management strategy. The goal is to stay in tune with the risk/reward environment of the market and to get the big moves mostly right, most of the time – without a lot of trading.” In this webinar, Dave will review his longer-term approach to his multiple model, risk-managed approach.

David Moenning began his investment career in 1980 and has been an independent money manager since 1987. Dave founded his own firm, Heritage Capital Management, in 1989, which emphasized a risk managed approach to the markets. Most recently, Dave was Chief Investment Officer for an RIA firm responsible for $1.2 billion. Dave is Past President and Chairman of the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM). Dave served as President during the 2013 fiscal year and Vice President/Agenda chair during the 2012 fiscal year. Dave resides with his wife Catherine of 38 years and their 3 dogs in Golden, Colorado.

Recorded September 6, 2018

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  • How To Invest And Protect Your Assets In A Risky Geopolitical Environment | John Kosar, CMT, Chief  Market Strategist, Asbury Research, LLC
NOTE:  The webinar is accepted for one hour of CFP® CE Credit for live webcast attendees

Being in the 10th year of the 2009 advance in the US stock market, with hardly a meaningful correction, is risky enough.  That’s before you add in emerging global trade wars, geopolitical strife between the US and its closest allies, the threat of emerging inflation, and an upcoming and hotly contested mid-term election.  In this webinar, John Kosar, Chief Market Strategist of Asbury Research and Asbury Investment Management, displays and discusses some of the metrics, processes, and risk management controls that enables his clients to continue investing during risky environments, by focusing on where to buy as much — if not more — than what to buy.

Recorded August 15, 2018.

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Translating In-House Research into Cutting Edge Investment Solutions – 10/27/2015 – John McClure, ProfitScore Capital Management and 2015 Shark Tank First Place Winner

LISTEN TO THE RECORDED PRESENTATION – To learn more about ProfitScore’s cutting edge, and successful strategies including the 2015 Shark Tank Winning Strategy, “ProfitScore Long/Short US Treasuries (LSGB)” program.