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Call For Papers - $10,000 first place prize - 6th Annual Competition

Jumpstart your Financial Services Career - the Award has proven to be a catalyst for the career advancement of past winners. Submission deadline is February 28, 2014.

The National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM) has issued a call for papers for the 2014 Wagner Award for Advances in Active Investment Management. $10,000 will be awarded to the author of the best paper with $3,000 and $1,000 awards to the second and third place entries. Since 2009 the call for papers has resulted in an international response, with authors from New Zealand, Great Britain, Sweden, Canada, Germany, and India as well as the U.S., submitting research demonstrating advancements in active investment management and its potential.

The grand prizewinner will be invited to present his or her paper at the NAAIM annual conference: "NAAIM Uncommon Knowledge 2014," May 5-7, 2014, Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.   Free conference attendance, U.S. air travel and lodging will be provided. Top papers will be placed on the NAAIM website and promoted nationally in the investment media.

The Wagner Award is designed to promote validity of active investment management through substantive papers that cover an innovative topic in the area of active investing. This can be either a documented and justified investing approach or an exploration into the validity of active investing. Active investing topics can involve making investment decisions using technical analysis, quantitative analysis, etc. Papers can also address related topics such as position sizing techniques, money management approaches, scaling into and out of trades, exit strategies, hedging, volatility strategies, etc.

Papers must be of practical significance to practitioners of active investing. Submissions should be up to 30 pages in length with a required 750-1000 word abstract and must be submitted electronically to: [email protected] by February 28, 2014 to qualify for the competition.

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