Recorded: January 14, 2014
Length: 60 Minutes
Lots of wild cards are in play as the new year gets started: New Fed Chairman, new Fed Governors, and the question about "tapering" of monetary policy just to name a few. As investment portfolios of community banks remain much larger than in the past, the consequences of an underperforming asset class are magnified. We will assess the lay of the land for community bank-suitable investments and will discuss several suggestions for securities that may be poised to perform well in the coming year.
Jim Reber is President and CEO of ICBA Securities. He has over 25 years of financial services experience, and is a frequent speaker and lecturer at bank investment seminars and workshops. Jim also writes a monthly investment column for Independent Banker magazine. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst. Jim holds a BS degree in Accounting from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee.
1 CPE Credit
Program Level: Basic-Intermediate