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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 whistleblowing to irrationality and outlooks.

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Show Host: Lauren Foster

Producer: Mitchell Forst 

Oct 14, 2020

In episode #433, Sandy Rattray, CIO of Man Group, discusses whether the VIX is a fair estimate of volatility, building a work culture for data scientists and machine learning experts, and the role of technology and data in investing.


Oct 7, 2020

In episode #432, Maria Wilton, CFA, discusses the 2020 CFA Institute/Mercer co-branded Global Pension Index. Who is responsible for providing retirement income: the government or individual? What are the features of a good government pension scheme?


Sep 30, 2020

In episode #431, Mark W. Yusko, founder, CEO, and CIO of Morgan Creek Capital Management, shares his views on a range of topics, including the US economic recovery, asset allocation, manager selection, and really good versus great investors.


Sep 23, 2020

Internet and related technologies have been creating data like never before. Jumps in computing power and competition have made it increasingly difficult for active managers to get an edge through traditional data sources. Episode #430 provides an overview of the fast-changing canvas of data and alternative sources of...


Sep 16, 2020

Episode #429. Neil Govier, CFA, talks to Ken Siazon and Manish Sharma, CFA, both from Southeastern Asset Management, about the outlook for APAC equity markets, value investing, investment opportunities, and the likely speed of recovery from COVID-19.