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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 

Feb 19, 2020

In this 400th episode of the Take 15 Podcast, Mebane Faber, a cofounder and chief investment officer of Cambria Investment Management, and our guest host, Rodney Sullivan, CFA, discuss industry trends and global asset allocation strategy as we head into a new decade of the 2020s. Mr. Faber cautions investors about "home...


Feb 12, 2020

Episode #399. Overconfidence is a behavioral bias that plagues many investors. What does overconfidence mean, and where does one draw the line between confidence and overly optimistic behavior? What are the most common forms of overconfidence? In this episode, Ryan O. Murphy, head of decision sciences at Morningstar...


Feb 5, 2020

Episode #398. Paula Campbell Roberts leads KKR's efforts to incorporate big data and machine learning into many of its investing and value creation efforts. In this episode, she discusses how data analytics can be used to identify investment themes and talks more broadly about "the new consumer" and the investment...


Jan 29, 2020

Episode #397. Have Central Banks exhausted their ability to engender growth? Is there an alternative to equities? Will there be a US-China trade deal? In this episode, Jason DeSena Trennert, chairman and chief executive officer of Strategas Research Partners and one of Wall Street’s thought leaders on the subject of...


Jan 22, 2020

Episode #396. Nouriel Roubini, sometimes known as “Dr. Doom" for his gloomy predictions, lays out four "games of chicken" that could crash the global economy and markets: US-China trade war, the US-Iran conflict, Brexit implications, and Argentina. He also shares his views on the US presidential elections in 2020 and...