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Formerly Guiding Assets, Enterprising Investor is the flagship podcast of CFA Institute and the definitive program for the investment management industry. As stewards of the investment industry, Guiding Assets will feature intimate conversations with some of the most influential people from the world of finance about the topics that matter most to investment professionals. The show will also share crucial insights and best practices to help guide investors to make smart, ethical decisions. Enterprising Investor will continue to help build a better world for investors.

Host: Mike Wallberg, CFA

Producer: Mitchell Forst 

Dec 9, 2008

In episode #015, Joel M. Stern explains the origins and applications of EVA. In addition, Mr. Stern describes the current market conditions, the collapse of the comparative advantage period, and alternative sources of equity funding for public companies.

Oct 30, 2008

In episode #014, Usman Hayat, CFA, discusses the fundamentals of Islamic finance and its implications for institutional and private investors. 

Oct 16, 2008

In episode #013, Thomas R. Keene discusses Federal Reserve policy, economic uncertainty, and the changing risk appetite of the market. 

Sep 17, 2008

In episode #012, Adam Litke discusses the problem of counterparty risk in credit derivatives and provides possible solutions including a clearing house for derivatives trades. 

Jul 17, 2008

In episode #011, Matt Orsagh, CFA, CIPM, discusses the report recently released by the CFA Institute Centre for Financial Market Integrity entitled "Environmental, Social, and Governance Factors at Listed Companies: A Manual for Investors".