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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 

May 31, 2011

In episode #102, Clifford S. Asness addresses issues regarding hedge funds, including the different risk and reward profiles of various strategies, the never-ending quest for alpha, and the growing interest in hedge fund replication.

May 25, 2011

In episode #096, Curtis Ravenel discusses the use of environmental, social, and governance factors in the investment management process and the data currently available in these areas.

May 18, 2011

In episode #101, Howard Marks, CFA, discusses his widely read client memos, his core investment philosophy, and strategies for making sure culture and philosophy at his firm are properly aligned across regions.

May 11, 2011

In episode #100, William Poole discusses the history of the Federal Reserve in the United States and the evolution of its mandates over time.

May 4, 2011

In episode #098, Kevin Kajiwara discusses the global investment implications of current geopolitical trends and risks.