Stop Calling it a Bubble – Nasdaq – 8.15.17


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Join us for a 60-minute webinar on why the tech sector is not going to pop. We’ll discuss:

  • Valuations of tech stocks today and review of the “Tech Bubble” statistics
  • How the value of tech has played in the economy’s eco-system
  • Nasdaq-100 – Construction, methodology, fundamentals, correlation, growth exposure
  • QQQ — the ETF that tracks the Nasdaq-100 — rankings, liquidity, defusing common pushback
  • Earnings and outlook for the index

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John Q. Frank
QQQ Equity Product Strategist
PowerShares by Invesco

John Frank is the QQQ Equity Product Strategist that represents the PowerShares family of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). In his role, John works on researching, developing product-specific strategies and creating thought leadership to position and promote the PowerShares QQQ.

Prior to joining PowerShares, John was an Assistant Portfolio Manager at RS Core Capital, a multi-asset class investment firm. In this role, John’s primary responsibilities included research, risk management and asset allocation with a focus on the equity and hedge portfolios. Before RS Core Capital, John spent six years at J.P. Morgan Asset Management advising institutional investors on asset/liability management, asset allocation and pension regulation and worked across the Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution, Endowment and Foundation segments. John began his career at General Electric in a leadership development program where he was placed within the GE Energy division.

John has a BSE in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and an MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Analytic Finance, Econometrics, and Statistics. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago as well as the Beta Gamma Sigma Society.

Dave Gedeon
Vice President/Head of Research and Development
Nasdaq Global Information Services

Dave Gedeon is Vice President/Head of Research and Development of Nasdaq Global Information Services, which encompasses Nasdaq Indexes and Nasdaq Data Products. Gedeon is responsible for the index product management, development and research of Nasdaq Global Indexes, a leading global index provider that calculates more than 40,000 indexes spanning all major asset classes and geographies.

Under Gedeon’s direction, Nasdaq has launched thousands of indexes resulting in both innovative benchmarks and index-tracking products. Notable launches include the Nasdaq U.S. All Market Family, the Nasdaq Multi-Asset Family, the Nasdaq Commodity Index Family, and Nasdaq Smart Sectors. Gedeon has been instrumental in leading the expansion of Nasdaq’s Smart Beta suite with the acquisition the Nasdaq Dividend AchieversTM, Nasdaq AlphaDEX® and Dorsey, Wright & Associates’ brands. In addition to the global index research and development effort, Gedeon oversees Nasdaq’s Dorsey Wright business based in Richmond, Virginia. Under his management, Nasdaq has become one of the largest providers of smart beta index strategies (based on ETF AUM associated to these indexes).

Gedeon holds a B.A. in economics from Denison University. He resides in Virginia with his wife and two children.


Title: Stop Calling it a Bubble!
Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour

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