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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, 2020

Investing Lessons from Warren Buffett to the Great Literary Detectiv
Episode #443. Robert G. Hagstrom, CFA, senior portfolio manager at EquityCompass and author of the New York Times bestseller "The Warren Buffett Way," discusses his writing process, managing high active share portfolios, and hiring and firing portfolio...


Dec 16, 2020

Episode #442. Dr. Frida Polli, CEO and co-founder of pymetrics, a company that uses neuroscience and AI to improve the accuracy, fairness, and diversity of hiring, discusses how hiring is broken and why soft skills are key for accurate and fair talent matching.


Dec 9, 2020

Episode #441. Marko Papic, a partner and chief strategist at Clocktower Group and author of Geopolitical Alpha: An Investment Framework for Predicting the Future, takes listeners on a geopolitical tour that starts with his constraints-based framework and continues through the recent US presidential election to US-China...


Dec 2, 2020

Episode #440. It has been 20 years since the last major antitrust case in the US, and with the recent bi-partisan investigation, Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook are now seemingly in the government’s crosshairs. Join us with founder of SGH Wealth Management’s Sam G. Huszczo, CFA, CFP as we explore the historical...


Nov 30, 2020

In episode #439, David Knox, senior partner at Mercer Australia and the lead author of the Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index, discusses the characteristics that make up a good pension system.