The CFA Society Los Angeles challenges you to forecast the most important financial and economic indicators and events affecting the world, the U.S., and Los Angeles in 2017.
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When will Fitch, Moody's, or S&P, next downgrade China's long term local or foreign currency issuer ratings?
Before 1 January 2018, will Fitch, Moody's, or S&P cut the State of Illinois’ credit rating to junk status?
Before 1 January 2018, will the Chicago Board Options Exchange's CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) exceed 30?
What will the end-of-day YTD return be for the Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index on 29 December, 2017?
Before 1 January 2018, will President Trump sign legislation that repeals the federal estate tax?
Before 1 January 2018, will it be announced that Twitter Inc. is being acquired?
Before 1 August 2017, will the US president sign legislation that eliminates or caps the tax exemption on municipal bond interest?
What will be the official U.S. civilian unemployment rate for the month of July 2017?
What will be the end-of-day spot price of an ounce of gold on 29 September 2017?
What will be the closing spot price for Brent crude oil on 29 December 2017?