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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 

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.


May 22, 2020

In this bonus episode, Geopolitical strategist and author Peter Zeihan discusses why the global order, as we know it, is about to collapse, touches on the US presidential elections, and takes listeners on a whistle-stop of where we stand in the current COVID-19 crisis and what to expect in the coming weeks....


May 21, 2020

In this bonus episode, Morgan Housel, author of the forthcoming book, “The Psychology of Money,” interviews author, business consultant, and former professional poker player Annie Duke, about the science and strategy of decision-making and Annie’s forthcoming book, “How to Decide.”Their conversation was...


May 20, 2020

In episode #412, Ashby Monk, executive and research director of the Stanford Global Projects Center and a member of the Future of Finance council, talks about innovation and tech disruption in finance, the future of ESG investing, and more.


May 13, 2020

In episode #411, Rebecca Fender, CFA, and Bob Stammers, CFA, co-authors of the award-winning report “Investment Professional of the Future,” discuss the findings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the disruption that has roiled businesses and financial markets.