Dec 18, 2009
In episode #024, Steven M. Galbraith discusses the following: Equity values in the current economic environment -- Elevated money market balances -- Market strategies for 2010.
Nov 25, 2009
In episode #023, Bob K. Behal, CFA, and David Van Ommeren discuss the following: Dislocation in asset-backed securities markets during the financial crisis -- ABS markets that are working on their own -- ABS markets supported by the government -- Commercial mortgage market outlook and risks.
Nov 12, 2009
In episode #022, Kenneth E. Volpert, CFA, discusses the following: TIPs mechanics -- Strategies used by active managers with TIPs -- Where are real rates versus history -- Inflation and TIPs performance outlook.
Oct 21, 2009
In episode #021, George Hoguet, CFA, discusses the following: Historical development of sovereign wealth funds -- Role of sovereign wealth funds during the financial crisis -- Importance of sovereign wealth funds as investors -- Concerns over active ownership of foreign companies by sovereign wealth funds.
Aug 1, 2009
In episode #020, Richard T. de Belder discusses the following: What are Sukuk? -- Are Sukuk similar to asset backed securities? -- What are some of the current Sheriah issues facing Sukuk?