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1 UT I NVESTMENT G ROUP President: T.J. Wiberley Vice-President: Andrew Anderson Secretary: Thomas Meador Treasurer: Jeff Nutkis Event Coordinator: Jeff Logston Director of Battle of the Traders: Sam Berklacich MBA Liaison: Brad Summers Faculty Advisor: Dr. Laura Cole 1

2 Objective Application & Dues 1 st Thursday Monthly Meetings Meeting Format Hands-on Trading Experience UTIG Battle of the Traders CME Commodities Challenge FIN 495 TVA Challenge UTIG AGENDA

3 OBJECTIVE UTIG is a student-run organization which seeks to: Promote the knowledge of financial analysis and valuation concepts, To expose students to the activities of investment firms, and To allow students to manage an investment portfolio.

4 UTIG APPLICATION & DUES Application & dues must be submitted by Thursday, September 5, at 5:05 p.m. Dues payable in cash, or check payable to “Cash” [get receipt!] Submit to Masters ILC staff in HBB 237 or Dr. Cole Treasurer: Jeff Nutkis (dues) Secretary: Thomas Meador (membership liasion)

5 1 ST THURSDAY MONTHLY 5:05 P.M. IN HBB 201 SEPT 05: *Mr. Michael Knapp (Bank of America) OCT 03: *Mr. Dugan McLaughlin (Merrill Lynch) NOV 7: *Mr. Blair Patteson & Ms. Christina Mosser (Morgan Stanley)

6 SPEAKER MEETING FORMAT Must RSVP by the preceding Tuesday at 5:05 p.m. Via the Meeting Sign-Up List on the MILC Bloomberg course on Food and drinks are served at 5:05 p.m., followed by a short meeting. Speaker is introduced at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting concludes at 6:30 p.m. As a member of UTIG, you are encouraged to attend monthly speaker meetings. Dress is business casual.

7 BATTLE OF THE TRADERS Search & Join:UTIG2013FALL Password:bloomberg STARTS: Friday, September 6, at 9:30 AM ENDS: Thursday, November 7, at 4:00 PM Rules $100K portfolio, equities & options trading, 50% position limit, short selling, trading on margin, limit orders and stop limit orders all permitted Registration Instructions (see handout) Cash Prizes Awarded! $200 1 st place, $100 2 nd place, $20 3 rd place

8 CME COMMODITIES CHALLENGE February – March Tryouts are first week in February (you will get an ) 2 undergraduate + 2 graduate teams of up to 5 students each A two-part competition pitting teams of students from 179 universities in 26 countries. In 1st phase, each team is allocated a mock $100,000 trading allowance to buy and sell crude oil, gold, and corn futures contracts. In 2nd phase, individual students compete in the techniques of exchange floor “open outcry” trading, and are judged by NYMEX/CBOT traders on their ability to fill orders and utilize proper trading techniques. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Laura Cole

9 FIN 495 TVA INVESTMENT CHALLENGE An opportunity to manage a $300,000 portfolio of common stocks on behalf of TVA. Previously the only investment challenge available at UT was the Torch Funds, in which membership was limited to only MBA students. The TVA Investment Challenge is a new fantastic opportunity for both finance and accounting undergraduate students. Selection for the TVA fund will be highly competitive. If you are considering a career in finance or accounting, then you should consider applying for the challenge (in which course credit is given!). Faculty Advisor/Professor: Mr. Darren Williams to COB students, applications accepted in late October for Spring Semester.

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