Living with Noise: Investing in the Face of Uncertainty

The keynote address for 2013 Applied Finance Conference, FMA, May 17, 2013, New York. Great lecture on valuation, related assumptions and used models. Aswath Damodaran is a Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University

Provider: Financial Management Association International (FMA)
Difficulty: Medium
Rating: 5

What You Will Learn

The 2013 Applied Finance Conference, co-sponsored by St. John's University, Journal of Applied Finance, and the Alois J. Theis Endowment in Global Finance, was hold on Friday, May 17 at St. John's University's Manhattan Campus.

This one-day conference featured research presentations on the conference theme of "The New World of Global Finance, Markets, Investments and Risk Management". Dr. Aswath Damodaran, Kerschner Family Chair in Finance Education at the Stern School of Business, New York University, presented the conference Keynote Address, "Living with Noise: Investing in the Face of Uncertainty", one of the best keynote addresses devoted to valuation.

Aswath Damodaran is a Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University (Kerschner Family Chair in Finance Education), where he teaches corporate finance and equity valuation. He is best known as author of several widely used academic and practitioner texts on ValuationCorporate Finance and Investment Management. Damodaran is widely quoted on the subject of valuation, with "a great reputation as a teacher and authority". He has written several books on equity valuation, as well on corporate finance and investments. He is also widely published in leading journals of finance, including The Journal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisThe Journal of FinanceTheJournal of Financial Economics and the Review of Financial Studies. He is also known as being a resource on valuation and analysis to investment banks on Wall Street.