Stock Market 101

The stock market is more accessible than ever, as anybody can now invest in stocks, funds, and bonds. Former Wall Street investor Josh Kaufman will provide an overview of the stock market and how to make an informed decision in investing your hard-earned money. Snacks and soft drinks will be provided.


Joshua W. Kaufman

Joshua W. Kaufman

Joshua W. Kaufman co-founded and co-managed Brenner West Capital Partners, a value-oriented investment partnership, from 2005-2019. The firm, which had peak assets under management of $1.6 billion, built a successful track record for its clients that significantly exceeded market returns net of all fees over that time. Brenner West utilized an investment strategy that featured deep fundamental research to support multi-year investments in publicly traded companies. Prior to co-founding Brenner West, Joshua worked for two other family investment firms, MSD Capital and Korsant Partners. He began his career in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs and Co focused on advising companies in the media, communications and entertainment sectors.

Financial literacy
Career development


  • Doctoral students
  • Prospective students
  • Postdoctoral scholars
  • Community
  • Master's students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni

Location: Student Center
Room: Hilberry D


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