Survey Shows Separate Accounts Do Not Pose Systemic Risk


Data from 9 asset managers with $4 trillion in separate account assets demonstrates separate accounts do not typically engage in strategies that pose risk to financial stability.



April is Financial Literacy Month


Through our acclaimed programs, the SIFMA Foundation has proudly helped more than 15 million students learn the importance of investing & savings since 1977.



Upcoming Business Continuity Planning Tests

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In 2014, SIFMA will host the next industry-wide BCP test and continue the Pandemic Exercise Series. Sign up today to prepare your firm for an emergency.


SIFMA Releases US Research Quarterly, Q4 & 2013


Comprehensive market performance analysis finds that capital markets issuance fell in 2013 across all asset classes except equity.



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Featured Events

Operations Conference and Exhibition 2014

Operations Conference and Exhibition 2014

April 28 - May 1, 2014

Boca Raton, FL

Market Structure Conference 2014

Market Structure Conference 2014

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

New York Marriott Downtown

Prudential Bank Regulation Conference

Prudential Bank Regulation Conference

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC

Industry Basics

What is Risk?

Risk is the measurable probability that an actual return can be different than expected. Types of risk include market, credit, interest rate, exchange rate, liquidity, and political risk.

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