The team advanced to the semifinals of CFA Institute's Americas Regional Investment Research Challenge in held in Omaha, NE and competed against 40 other teams. Click here to read MIT's research report.
From left to right: IRC judges Michael Roberge, CFA, MFS Investment Management, Tom Linkas, CFA, Batterymarch Financial Management; MIT students Arjun Jaswal, Ann Chin, Brian Barbetta and Kunal Sachdeva; IRC judge Jennifer Pline, CFA, Harvard Management Company and MIT Faculty Advisor, John DeTore, CFA.
The top four teams that competed in the final round of the IRC on February 9, 2011 were Babson College, Boston University, Brandeis University and MIT. Each team had 10 minutes to present their recommendation on iRobot followed by Q&A with the judges.