When I was young, my momma used to tell me that “gambling is a tax on stupid people.” Of course, cut to me on my 18th birthday in a casino proving her right. The stock market isn’t traditionally thought of as ‘gambling’, or if it is, it’s envisioned as more of a strategic type of gambling, based on sophisticated relationships between types of…uh…various rates of…derivatives and blue…chip…you know what, I don’t even know. It’s just complicated.
Or is it?
This month’s BkkSci welcomes Andrew Stotz, CFA, an award winning university lecturer and equity analyst who has written extensively on financial strategy – and those are just his hobbies. During the day he’s Managing Director of the International Business Department of Maybank Securities.
Andrew’s topic will be The Stock Market: How it Does and Does Not Work, which is interesting because unless you’re an analyst or trader, most people have only a very minor understanding of exactly what goes on with those little numbers that zoom across the bottom of your television. And lest you be fooled, Andrew is not just a stuffy suit – one thing that he is known for is his on-the-ground analyses, talking to real people doing real jobs and drilling down to find the source of the financial currents that drive local, regional and global stock markets.
It’s a constantly evolving field, and Andrew will cover the latest research and opinions on the stock market; the core principals that drive it; and will touch on the math and statistics that come together to fatten up your portfolio…or drain it of all life.
This event is free
All BKKSci events are free of charge. We do however ask that you please consider supporting Cafe Tartine (our venue) by purchasing your choice of food and drink during the event. Cafe Tartine has kindly agreed to host BKKSci free of charge. This is our way of thanking them for their support.
How to get there
Cafe Tartine is located on Soi Ruamrudee at Athenee Residence (65 Wireless Rd., Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330). The cafe is a but a short walk from BTS Ploenchit. Parking is limited but available.