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JASON REED

Investment Counsellor & Research Associate, Fixed Income

CFA, CFA Institute
BMath, University of Waterloo

Years Investment Experience:
21

Phone:
403.265.7007 x 248

Blog:
Jason Reed's documents

Member Bio

Jason joined QV Investors in November, 2015. Jason is an Investment Counsellor for private clients and assists in the analysis of fixed income securities for various QV funds. He holds a Bachelor of Mathematics in Actuarial Science from the University of Waterloo. He is a CFA® charterholder and is a member of the Calgary CFA Society. Jason is also a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. Prior to starting at QV, Jason advised a pension fund for an Alberta-based company, and prior to that was a retirement plan consultant at a global consulting firm. 

Member Documents

Portfolio Insurance

February 07, 2020

People purchase insurance to protect against the financial loss of a contingent event. Every insurance policy has an identifiable risk and premium, or cost, associated with it. For example, a working parent purchases a $1 million 10-year term life insurance policy in order to support her surviving spouse and children in the event of her death.

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The St. Petersburg Paradox

October 25, 2019

I was recently reminded of a classic decision theory problem involving the following hypothetical casino game.

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