The Defining Markets conference series focuses on major events shaping the economy, business, and markets, with the goal of helping attendees better position their portfolios and businesses.

Defining Markets Conference:
Technical Analysis and the VIX as a Market Indicator

Held November 9, 2016

The conference focused on technical analysis and the VIX as a market indicator. . The VIX is a widely followed indicator of market volatility and many believe volatility will rise as quantitative easing is ended, thus understanding the indicator is beneficial to investors.

Sponsored by: Bloomberg, Dana Investment Advisors, and Financial Planning Association of Wisconsin.

Philip J. Roth, CMT, Market Technicians Association Educational Foundation

Kevin Spellman, Director, Investment Management Certificate Program

Russell Rhoads, CFA, Director of Education, CBOE Options Institute

Joseph Veranth, CIO and Portfolio Manager, Dana Investment Advisors


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Past Events

Investment Strategy and the Next Boom, October 28, 2015
Dennis DeBusschere, Senior Managing Director, Portfolio Strategy, Evercore ISI
Doug Ramsey, Chief Investment Officer, The Leuthold Group
Jack Plunkett, CEO, Plunkett Research, Ltd.
Joseph Veranth, Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager, Dana Investment Advisors (Moderator)

Investment Strategy, Geopolitics & Strategic Surprise, February 24, 2015
Tobias Levkovich, Managing Director and Chief U.S. Strategist, Citigroup
Francois Trahan, Partner and Investment Strategist, Cornerstone Macro
Dr. Milo Jones, Visiting Professor, IE Business School in Madrid
Joseph Veranth, Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager, Dana Investment Advisors (moderator)


For More Information

Dr. G. Kevin Spellman, CFA
Senior Lecturer, Finance
Director, Investment Management Certificate Program
Lubar Hall S442
(608) 334-2110