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Take 15 Podcast Presented by CFA Institute

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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Oct 9, 2019

In episode #381,Clare Flynn Levy, founder of Essentia Analytics, discusses why solely focusing on performance misses an important point; how top managers are competing for survival of the fittest and why others are missing a trick; and how to mitigate behavioral bias in your own investment...


Oct 2, 2019

In episode #380, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger discusses why he believes that data isn’t just the new oil, but an even more important commodity. He believes that it not only greatly enhances markets, but also reshapes the economy. Last, he discusses data’s new role and how he believes it has profound implications for...


Sep 25, 2019

In Episode #379, Malcolm White, CFA, discusses the benefits and limitations of artificial intelligence (AI) in active investment management. Subjects include whether AI should be feared or embraced by investment professionals; things AI is good and bad at doing; neural networks; and how to avoid programming bias...


Sep 18, 2019

In Episode #378, Peter Zeihan discusses major geopolitics trends occurring currently, as well as the importance of geopolitics for financial professionals. Specifically:
1. The more than two decades breakdown in the world order, including the United States returning to isolationism and indifference about what...


Sep 11, 2019

In Episode #377, Pete Ronayne offers practical insights on how professionals in demanding environments can optimize performance by focusing on keeping their brain refreshed and...