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Enterprising Investor

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 18, 2009

In episode #024, Steven M. Galbraith discusses the following: Equity values in the current economic environment -- Elevated money market balances -- Market strategies for 2010.

Nov 25, 2009

In episode #023, Bob K. Behal, CFA, and David Van Ommeren discuss the following: Dislocation in asset-backed securities markets during the financial crisis -- ABS markets that are working on their own -- ABS markets supported by the government -- Commercial mortgage market outlook and risks.

Nov 12, 2009

In episode #022, Kenneth E. Volpert, CFA, discusses the following: TIPs mechanics -- Strategies used by active managers with TIPs -- Where are real rates versus history -- Inflation and TIPs performance outlook.

Oct 21, 2009

In episode #021, George Hoguet, CFA, discusses the following: Historical development of sovereign wealth funds -- Role of sovereign wealth funds during the financial crisis -- Importance of sovereign wealth funds as investors -- Concerns over active ownership of foreign companies by sovereign wealth funds.

Aug 1, 2009

In episode #020, Richard T. de Belder discusses the following: What are Sukuk? -- Are Sukuk similar to asset backed securities? -- What are some of the current Sheriah issues facing Sukuk?