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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Congratulations to the winning teams at the CFM 101 Team Competition

photo of the winning CFM team

The first-ever CFM course to be offered at the University of Waterloo ended with a portfolio-generation competition. Teams of three first-year CFM students were tasked with coding portfolio-creation applications in the python programming language that were set loose on the market, with final portfolio values determined as of the close on Monday, December 6.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

CFM co-director James R. Thompson elected president of Northern Finance Association

Professor James R. Thompson, co-director of the Computing and Financial Management program and a Professor at Waterloo’s School of Accounting and Finance, has been elected as a president of the Northern Finance Association, a Canadian-based association of researchers in the field of finance.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Professor Peter Forsyth and the mathematics of making money

Peter Forsyth

Peter Forsyth, a professor in Waterloo's Cheriton School of Computer Science and former CFM Co-Director, has developed an algorithm that shows how online brokerages are likely not handling investors' buy and sell orders in the best way possible. Read more about highlights on his research at Waterloo Stories

Friday, February 15, 2013

Professor Yuying Li warns banks and investment firms to expect the unexpected

By Beth Gallagher

Communications and Public Affairs

Yuying Li looks deeply into the unpredictable and sometimes catastrophic events that haunt investors.

While her expertise is managing risk, the University of Waterloo computer science professor specializes in how to avoid huge losses on the stock market when random events hit unexpectedly.

Monday, December 3, 2012

CFM welcomed into CFA Institute University Recognition Program


The School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) at the University of Waterloo is the second Canadian university to be recognized by the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.

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