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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.

Download now, listen later and reflect at length.

Show Host: Lauren Foster

Producer: Mitchell Forst 

Jan 20, 2021

What are the top three ETF trends investors should be watching? How do ETFs rank as liquidity providers during times of crisis? What's next in the ETF space? Salim Ramji, CFA, global head of iShares and Index Investments for BlackRock, addresses these questions and more in a wide-ranging conversation about the state of...


Jan 19, 2021

Listen to our quick 20-second trailer to find out what our show is all about. Enjoy short interviews with the greatest thinkers in investments, economics, and many other related financial industry topics.

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Nov 4, 2020

Episode #436. Heidi Ridley, CFA, co-founder of Radiant ESG, discusses why she believes ESG is probably the single most important change to asset management, her journey from CEO of Rosenberg Equities to launching her own firm, and what it takes to build a strong organizational culture.


Oct 21, 2020

Episode #434. In a wide-ranging and frank conversation, Michael Falk, CFA, a partner at the Focus Consulting Group, discusses the one question every investor must answer right now, how to take investment teams from good to great, what he believes to be the progenitor behavioral bias, and his diagnosis with ALS,...


May 27, 2020

In episode #413, Joachim Klement, CFA discusses how investors can assess which geopolitical risks are important for their portfolios, shares advice on forecasting, and explains why investors must pay attention to climate change.