Travels from Louisiana, USA
Peter M. Ricchiuti's speaking fee falls within range: $15,000 to $20,000
Two-time winner of the Tulane University Freeman School of Business top Professor award, Peter Richutti combines penetrating insight into the financial markets with a fine sense of humor which makes his speeches invaluable.
Peter cut his teeth working for the investment firm of Kidder Peabody and went on, as the assistant treasurer for the state of Louisiana, to manage funds of over $3 billion. He is the founder of Tulane’s renowned Burkenroad Reports stock research program.
In great demand as a public speaker for over two decades, Peter has addressed hundreds of groups in virtually every state in the country as well as overseas. Among these more exotic audiences were the New Orleans Saints. His work has been featured on CNN and CNBC, and also in the New York Times, Barron′s, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.
A Funny Economist?
Peter Ricchiuti (Ri-Shooty) is the business school professor you wish you had back in college!
His humor and insight have earned him numerous teaching awards at Tulane University where he created and runs the nationally acclaimed Burkenroad Reports student stock research program.
Peter is a graduate of Babson College and began his career with the investment firm of Kidder Peabody in Boston. He later managed Louisiana’s $3 billion investment portfolio while serving as the assistant state treasurer.
From Memphis to Mars (PA), Peter has addressed more than 1200 groups in 47 states and several countries. He has been featured in BARRON’S, Kiplinger’s, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He also hosts a popular weekly business show on National Public Radio in New Orleans called “Out To Lunch.”
Peter is a husband, dad and author who has attended baseball games at all 30 current major league ballparks.
“I keep hearing the four most dangerous words in finance, ‘This Time It's Different’ and it's never different,” explains Peter Richutti, as he explores the latest trends in an economy emerging from recession; “It's the same cycle over and over again. Market memory in this country is terrible.”
Peter Richutti brings the knowledge gained from his extensive real-world experience and his renowned securities research programmed to explain to his audiences exactly what the financial markets are telling us. Speaking with his trademark humor, he provides the tools for you to choose your investments with more confidence.
In both his style and his message, Peter is an individual; he explains just why following the herd is almost always a path to mediocrity or worse. In an entertaining manner he outlines the important trends in investing and shows just how you can forge your own profitable path.
What The Financial Markets Are Telling Us Now??
The economy is inherently cyclical. While these cycles don’t necessarily repeat themselves, they usually rhyme. “The financial markets often foretell what’s ahead for the economy. This can illuminate opportunities and serve as valuable storm warnings for business leaders. A lot of this runs counter to what people are commonly hearing in the media.
Outline of topics covered:
• Politics and Your Investments
• Outlook for the Deficit and Interest Rates
• Outlook for Energy Prices
• Market Valuation Techniques
• Pros and Cons of International Investing
Uncertainty Brings Opportunity
The decisions made by business leaders and investors during tough times determine their relative condition when things improve. Decision makers need the proper tools to correctly balance survival and opportunism. Making the right calls involves blocking out the noise and remembering that if a majority of the people were right, … a majority of the people would be rich.
The Four Most Dangerous Words In Finance - “THIS TIME IT’S DIFFERENT!”
Trees don’t really grow to the sky and downturns eventually find some kind of equilibrium point. In times of great optimism and great pessimism we tend to lose sight of historical economic patterns and valuations. Unfortunately, for many each time is the first time. The buzzing background of the 24 hour news cycle only serves to make this worse. We will look at indicators that deliver perspective.
Do These Earnings Make My PE Look Big???
How high is too high? The truth is that no investment is either good or bad. It is all a function of the price that you are buying or selling it at. This kind of thinking is often ignored in a market frenzy. It’s often tough to trust your instincts, focus on the historic patterns and not get swept up by all those talking heads. As economist John Kenneth Galbraith once said “there are two kinds of forecasters, those that don’t know, and those that don’t know that they don’t know.”
”Thank you so much for a wonderful performance last week! The attendees, I think, want you to conduct the whole meeting! “
ValMark Securities Inc., Akron, Ohio
“You′re right – you are the professor we all wished we had in college! What a great presentation! You would think people would be ready to go home on the last morning of a conference, but I do believe they would have stayed for another hour or two to enjoy your work. Thank you for closing our conference with a “bang” and giving our attendees food for thought on their way home.”
Missouri Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems,
Lake of the Ozarks, MO
”All I can say is that you outdid yourself. There were many, many favorable comments from attendees, and everyone was just thrilled that you had been asked to be a luncheon speaker at the Conference. Your enthusiasm and energy is contagious, and it carried over through the balance of the entire evening.”
Western Pension & Benefits National Conference, Beaver Creek, CO
”Professor Ricchiuti′s presentation was Off the Chart!”
LIMRA International, Baltimore, MD
”Thank you for a fantastic presentation at our forum. You really wowed the group and will make future events much harder to plan since you raised the bar considerably!”
Stable Value Association, Washington, DC
I reviewed the evaluations closely and the average rating ranged from 6 to 7, and even though the scale only went up to 7, you received a few “8′s”!
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The Financial Planning Association, Pittsburgh, PA
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Stocks Under Rocks
How to Uncover Overlooked, Profitable Market Opportunities
Find great stocks “in your own backyard”: master do-it-yourself research techniques for uncovering today’s best small-cap equity opportunities! Peter Ricchiuti reveals the secrets of Tulane University’s Burkenroads Reports program, where he and 200+ business students work together to uncover less-followed, frequently misunderstood, and seemingly un-sexy companies that often produce superior investment returns. Their research on these “orphan stocks” powers The Burkenroad Mutual Fund, which has outperformed 99% of all stock funds over the past eleven years.
You’ve seen them on CNBC, CNN, and the Nightly Business report… read about them in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Now, Ricchiuti shows how they do it—and how some well-informed stock sleuthing can pay off big for you, too. You’ll discover why “underfollowed” small-cap equities now offer exceptional investment opportunities, and how to leverage the surprising hidden advantages available to individual investors—including the ability to trade in stocks that don’t generate the volume and liquidity institutional investors require.
Fact is, there’s very little innovative equity research on Wall Street anymore. That gives you a powerful advantage—and Ricchiuti gives you the principles and simple techniques you need to take advantage of it. Stocks Under Rocks will be the next classic for every personal investor who wants to find great investments and have fun doing it!
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