An important element of stock market investing and assessing market risk is determining if the market is a bull or bear. Wayne will discuss technical indicators such a moving averages, momentum indicators as well as point and figure charting that have been very useful in the past in making that assessment. He will focus on whether he believes we are currently moving into a new bear market, or continuing on with the existing bull market. In addition, he will provide resources – mostly free – that he uses for his research. Continue reading →
Scott Juds Founder and President, SumGrowth Strategies Topic: “True Sector Rotation: Breaking Through the Efficient Frontier?”
Automated “True Sector Rotation” enables investors to concentrate on strategy and portfolio construction without the burdensome and confusing process of selecting, tuning, and interpreting indicator algorithms. Its underlying mathematics optimally extracts trend signals from market data by employing the cross-disciplinary sciences of electronic signal processing and matched filter theory. By owning only the trend leader, one can simultaneously improve returns and reduce risk. Although complex “under the hood,” it’s simple interface and automated trade alerts make it easy to use. Continue reading →
Houston Investors Association Meeting, September 12: Dan Steffens — Overview of the energy markets — Skyline Room 223
Dan Steffens — Overview of the energy markets
(1) Overview of the energy markets (current price of OIL, reason for recent WTI price decline, expected future price behavior), (2) Building dividend growth portfolio, (3) and Specific review of new energy plays / stocks.
Houston Investors Association Meeting August 15, 2015 at University Center — Skyline Room 223
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John Bott — Fixed Income
John manages all types of accounts and portfolios including individual investment accounts, tax deferred retirement plans, trusts for estate planning, and corporate financial management accounts. He has dealt in municipal, treasury, mortgage-backed securities, corporate bonds, commodities, futures, interest rate swaps and all types of mutual funds since 1975.
Houston Investors Association Meeting July 11, 2015 at University Center
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Mid-2015 HIA Outlook and Roundtable
Stock Market Roundtable, a discussion of market conditions and outlook by selected HIA members and invited guests. Moderated by Cleve Fontenot. The panelists for the Roundtable will be Jeff Friedberg, Larry Smith, and James McWilliams. Continue reading →
TOPIC: how the DRL Group specializes in the bond market to help provide fixed income solutions for our clients while achieving higher yields in most cases.
David Loesch has specialized in fixed income trading for the last 20 years, covering all areas of the bond markets. David deals with everything from defaulted issues to AAA bonds to tax-exempt and taxable bonds. Continue reading →
For the next several meetings, HIA will return to the Student Center at the University of Houston. See schedule and location information below. Meeting dates will vary between 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of the month. Always check meeting announcements for time and place.
Upcoming HIA Programs
The following programs are planned for future HIA meetings.
Houston Investors Association usually meets on the second Saturday of each month at the University of Houston central campus, in the University Center (Student Center South, building 565) . The usual meeting rooms are on the second floor. The date and rooms may vary, so check the published meeting notice.
Leigh Anderson — Simple Asset Class Momentum Strategy
Leigh will describe a simple strategy that harvests uncorrelated momentum in ETF asset classes. This strategy has been profitable over many years of backtesting and is justifiable in terms of market behavior. It can be easily and inexpensively implemented by individual investors. See bit.ly/gla-hai-2015-03
Houston Investors Association Meeting Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015
This meeting will be in our usual building at the Houston Community College
Tim Dill — introductory discussion for the CAN SLIM method
Tim Dill is a growth stock individual investor following the CAN SLIM® methodology. He has attended several paid CAN SLIM® courses and leads the Sugar Land Investor’s Business Daily Meetup, www.meetup.com/sugarlandibdmeetp/
Houston Investors Association Meeting Saturday, January 17, 2015
Downloads are available in the SIG sections below
Stock Market Round Table
Stock Market Round Table, a discussion of market conditions and outlook by selected HIA members and invited guests. Moderated by Cleve Fontenot. The panelists for the Roundtable will be Jeff Friedberg, Leigh Anderson, and Larry Smith. Continue reading →
Houston Investors Association Meeting Saturday, December 13, 2014
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Robert “Rohit” Millstein. Millstein Advisors
“Generating Double Digit Dividend Income” Rohit Millstein, manager of the Lisson Grove Capital, LP hedge fund, will present the strategy used by the fund to generate its 13.7% YTD (through October) return, net of all fees. The presentation will include step by step instructions to do exactly the same thing yourself and even what to do when things don’t go as planned. It’s pretty much a mechanical process that anyone can learn. There will be plenty of time for questions to help you get started. Continue reading →
Houston Investors Association Meeting Saturday, October 11, 2014
Kurt Andreason, Andreason Law Firm
Basic Estate Planning in a Post-Estate Tax World. I will discuss the key components needed for an estate plan in Texas: wills, trusts, powers of attorney, etc., in light of the higher estate tax exemptions currently in place. Continue reading →
Dan runs Energy Prospectus Group which includes +500 paying members who receive impartial reviews recommendation concerning ENERGY. Energy Prospectus Group (EPG) is a networking organization for private investors that are heavily invested in the energy sector. Dan was a Controller at Hess and his duties included reviews analysis of E&P companies that were potential buyouts for HESS. Continue reading →
Houston Investors Association Meeting Saturday, August 9, 2014
Investing and Trading – Differences Between Theory and Practice
A well known Yogi Berra quote is “In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.” This talk will build on that theme, and draw on experiences with traders and money management firms, both small and large, to explore how investing and trading is changing and how theory and practice differ in developing and executing systems for Continue reading →