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Take 15 Podcast Presented by CFA Institute

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 

Jan 25, 2012

In episode #125, Iain W. McAra provides insight into the many benefits gained by firms claiming compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS).


Jan 18, 2012

In episode #137, Lower expectations for economic growth and capital markets returns stem from increasing indebtedness and deficits, as well as from demographic trends in the "New Normal." Jason Hsu discusses the implications for passive index strategies and cap-weighted index investing and talks about how asset...


The Case for Investing in Africa

Jan 11, 2012

Clifford D. Mpare, CFA, discusses which African nations have the most improved macro environments and how these factors can support equity investments. Mr. Mpare also explores valuation of African equities including long-term trends, sectors of interest, and company case studies, as well as the importance of...