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New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA)

New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA)

The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) has been a leading forum for the investment community since 1937. That year, a small group of security analysts decided to turn their casual lunch gatherings into a series of regular meetings. They held an organizational luncheon in a private dining room of the New York Chamber of Commerce. It was there that NYSSA was conceived, with a membership of approximately 20 analysts, including Benjamin Graham, the “father of securities analysis” and one of the most influential men in the history of finance. In September of that year, the Society held its first formal program, at which Lawrence Klybert of Alexander Eisemann & Co. spoke on “Options – Their Effect on the Market Price of Stocks.” By 1939, the Society had grown to 82 members. Today, with more than 11,000 members, NYSSA is the largest of the more than 135 societies worldwide that comprise CFA Institute.

NYSSA was incorporated in 1940, and its purpose remains true to this day: to establish and maintain a high standard of professional ethics in the security analysis field; to improve analytical techniques; to foster the interchange of ideas and information among security analysts; and to promote proper understanding of the function of financial and security analysis and the operation of the security markets.

As a not-for-profit educational organization, NYSSA is committed to the promotion of best practices and the highest professional and ethical standards in the investment industry. NYSSA also strives to assist our members and other financial professionals in their career development.

To learn more visit: http://www.nyssa.org/AboutNYSSA.aspx

Why Join?

Are you currently majoring in Finance or a Finance related discipline (e.g. Economics, Accounting…), or are you looking to major in one of these disciplines in the future? Are you interested in Security Analysis as a career or would like to learn more about it for your personal use (i.e. develop and manage a personal or family investment portfolio). If your answer is yes, then we encourage you to give serious consideration to joining MSU Student Chapter of New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA).

By joining Montclair State Student Chapter of NYSSA you will have the opportunity to network with more than 11,000 well placed and established financial professionals. You will have access to professional and career development programs. You will have access to discounted CFA preparation courses. As a member of NYSSA you can also be selected to compete at the CFA® Research Challenge.

In the current tight and very competitive job market you must seize opportunities that afford you an opportunity to land a good position. Joining NYSSA can be a game changing experience.

If you would like to become a member of NYSSA Student Chapter at Montclair State University, please send your resume (with your GPA) to the following email address: nyssa@mail.montclair.edu