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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 30, 2018

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.