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Take 15 Podcast

The Take 15 Podcast Presented By CFA Institute is a popular audio interview series defined by illuminating, short conversations with noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners on topics ranging from geopolitics and cryptocurrencies to irrationality and outlooks.

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Show Host: Lauren Foster

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".