About Peter Ricchiuti - Economist and Professor at the Freeman School of Business, Tulane University:
Peter Ricchiuti (Ri-Chooty) is clear, compelling, relevant, and entertaining (you know, exactly what you don’t expect from an economic speaker). He is the business professor you wish you had back in college. He teaches at Tulane University and has received numerous awards. In a competition, Peter’s teaching delivery skills placed him atop of entries from more than 400 universities representing 43 countries. He has been featured in/on The Wall Street Journal, BARRON’s, The New York Times, Bloomberg, CNBC and The Nightly Business Report.
Peter has addressed more than 1,200 organizations in 47 states and numerous countries. This includes a wide range of audiences including: nuns, corporate executives, financial planners, RV dealers, insurance associations, tin can manufacturers, waterpark owners and NFL players. He is often booked for repeat engagements and his speeches focus on what trends are ahead for the economy - and what the financial markets are telling us about the outlook for your particular industry or profession.
Peter began his career at the investment firm of Kidder Peabody & Co in Boston - and later managed more than $3 billion as the Chief Investment Officer for the State of Louisiana. He is the host of a popular weekly business show on NPR in New Orleans. Peter is a husband, father, author, media personality (and a darn good public speaker) who has attended baseball games in all 30 current major league ballparks.
What Peter Ricchiuti Talks About:
Market Signals: What the Financial Markets are Telling us Now
If the majority of people were right, the majority of the people would be rich – and they’re not! Following the herd has rarely produced superior long-term results. Tulane University’s Peter Ricchiuti will share his informative and entertaining perspective on financial markets, the importance of proper diversification – and the cyclical nature of both stocks and investment sectors. He will also tell us about the unusual securities research program he heads up with his students.
Outline of topics covered:
- Politics and your investments
- Outlook for the deficit and interest rates
- Outlook for energy prices
- Market valuation techniques
- Pros and Cons of international investing
Uncertainty Brings Opportunity
Current volatility gives advisors an opportunity to provide real value to clients and additional market opportunities for their practice. Professor Ricchiuti brings this to us in a fresh and entertaining format. He will also talk about the unique stock research program he runs with his students.
The truth is that, despite the media hysteria, the financial markets and the economy follow historical patterns. Recognizing and understanding these trends can pay big dividends.
You are certainly the highlight of each conference! You have become a tradition with us and we would be honoured if you can join us again next year.