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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 

Nov 27, 2019

In episode #388, Kunal Kapoor, CFA, chief executive officer of Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research, took the helm of the industry giant in January 2017 after joining the firm as a a data analyst in 1997. In this brief conversation, he shares what has changed and what has stayed the same,...

Nov 20, 2019

Episode #387. Cryptocurrency is a fascinating but polarizing topic. In this episode, Meltem Demirors, chief strategy officer at CoinShares, a digital asset manager, helps explain the broader macro context for the rise of bitcoin including economic, political, and social drivers. She discusses macro tailwinds, whether...

Nov 13, 2019

In episode #386, Danielle DiMartino Booth, CEO and director of intelligence at Quill Intelligence LLC, a research and analytics firm, and author of FED UP: An Insider’s Take on Why the Federal Reserve Is Bad for America, tells us what, if anything, has changed since she wrote her book and shares her views on macro...

Nov 6, 2019

Episode #385. Platform businesses are all around us, but not every technology platform is a platform business. What makes a company a platform business, and how is this business model changing the landscape for trust and governance? What does sound platform governance look like? Arun Sundararajan, a professor at New...