An Industry Veteran Identifies Risks in the Credit Market
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.
In Episode #349, Martin S.
Fridson, CFA, chief investment officer at Lehmann Livian Fridson
Advisors LLC, is regarded as one of Wall Street's most thoughtful
and perceptive analysts and has been dubbed "the dean of the high
yield bond market". In a wide-ranging interview, he discusses a
number of issues, including the investment grade and the high yield
credit markets, how to correctly forecast the default rate, and how
the leveraged buyout market has evolved since the 1980s.
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Take 15 Podcast Presented by CFA Institute is a series of 10-15 minute interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics in market and credit risk as well as ethics. CFA Institute is a global membership organization that awards the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation. CFA Institute leads the investment industry by setting the highest standards of ethics and professional excellence and vigorously advocating fair and transparent capital markets.
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