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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 30, 2014

In episode #252, Founder and CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative, Sean Kidney, provides a primer about climate bonds. This includes: what they are; how they are helping change the climate story in investing; and what the future of the business might be.


Dec 17, 2014

In episode #251, Elroy Dimson discusses his research on John Maynard Keynes, collectables, and indices, and draws out some investment lessons from the past.


Dec 2, 2014

In episode #250, Rob Arnott discusses the many demographic headwinds confronted by the global economy and how they explain much of the post-Great Recession economic malaise.

Nov 7, 2014

In episode #249, Jerome Booth argues that 80% of financial theory is not fit for purpose and describes how investors in the developed world cannot afford to ignore emerging markets. Proper asset allocation requires a strategic view about macro-economic forces, like funds flows, and geopolitical factors rather than...

Oct 28, 2014

In episode #248, There has been significant wealth accumulation in Asia in recent years. Vineet Vohra, CFA, of HSBC discusses trends and developments that are taking place across the region, including asset allocation, fees, and ETFs.