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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.

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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.

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48 Ratings
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Fascinating interview with Peter Zeihan

By Tim_in_AK - May 27 2020
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A must listen episode!

Great guests

By Steve Saunderstug - Apr 30 2020
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The guests this show has access to is amazing. Not sure how they book them but their booking agent need a raise.

iTunes Ratings

48 Ratings
Average Ratings
32
8
2
3
3

Fascinating interview with Peter Zeihan

By Tim_in_AK - May 27 2020
Read more
A must listen episode!

Great guests

By Steve Saunderstug - Apr 30 2020
Read more
The guests this show has access to is amazing. Not sure how they book them but their booking agent need a raise.
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Take 15 Podcast

Latest release on Oct 14, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Investing in Farmland

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In episode #059, Shonda Warner discusses the prospects for the agriculture industry, how to invest in farmland, and risks in the farmland sector.

Sep 02 2010

11mins

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Rank #2: Investment Lessons from John Maynard Keynes

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In episode #251, Elroy Dimson discusses his research on John Maynard Keynes, collectables, and indices, and draws out some investment lessons from the past.

Dec 17 2014

5mins

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Rank #3: Analyzing Hedge Funds

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In episode #058, Ted Seides, CFA, discusses hedge funds, due diligence, and quantitative/qualitative issues with hedge fund selection.

Jul 26 2010

8mins

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Rank #4: Hans Humes Discusses Investing in Emerging Market Debt

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In episode #393, Hans Humes, founding partner, CEO, and chief investment officer of Greylock Capital, has deep experience investing in distressed debt in emerging markets. In this episode (recorded in mid-October 2019), he discusses the outlook for Argentina, factors that are different about investing in emerging markets that investors should be aware of, and his top pick for a long-term investment.

Jan 02 2020

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Rank #5: Marc Faber: Money Printing Bad, Hard Assets Good

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In episode #167, Marc Faber, editor of "The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report", speaks about his views on money printing, inflation, central banking, China, the Eurozone, and the Fed’s monetary policy.

Aug 29 2012

14mins

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Rank #6: Behavioral Finance Compared to Efficient Markets

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In episode #085, Christopher Malloy contrasts the efficient market hypothesis and behavioral finance and discusses how investors can think about an inefficient market.

Jan 26 2011

10mins

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Rank #7: Geopolitics: Why It Is Important and Current Hot Spots

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In Episode #310, Willis Sparks, director of global macro at Eurasia Group, argues that geopolitics is an important subject deserving of the attention of all investment professionals. Sparks believes an understanding of geopolitics is both a source of both alpha and an important consideration in risk management. Additionally, Sparks takes viewers around the globe to discuss the geopolitical hot spots deserving of investors’ attention right now.

Jun 28 2017

16mins

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Rank #8: The State of European Banks and Credit Markets after the Financial Crisis

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In episode #081, Matt King discusses how recent regulation affects credit investors and markets, noting that these are palliatives that are overshadowed by huge debt accumulation.

Dec 29 2010

9mins

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Rank #9: Considerations in Emerging Market Debt Investing

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In episode #076, Kristin J. Ceva, CFA, discusses how emerging market debt fits into a global portfolio from the perspectives of risk, return, and correlation.

Nov 12 2010

5mins

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Rank #10: The Second Wave of Developing Economies

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In episode #213, Economist Dambisa Moyo discusses her views on the transformative role emerging markets are playing in the global economy.

Jul 17 2013

12mins

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Rank #11: An Introduction to Impact Investing

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In episode #209, Professor Harry Hummels explains impact investing and shares his insights on how and why impact investing is similar to and different from traditional investing.

Jun 12 2013

18mins

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Rank #12: Fixed Income for the Next Thirty Years?

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In Episode #278, David Schawel, CFA, discusses the appropriate role for fixed income as investors contemplate the end of a thirty year bull market in rates. Schawel also discusses how professional investors use Twitter and his outlook for Marketplace lending. 

Feb 11 2016

8mins

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Rank #13: Morningstar's Kunal Kapoor, Storyteller in Chief

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In episode #388, Kunal Kapoor, CFA, chief executive officer of Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research, took the helm of the industry giant in January 2017 after joining the firm as a a data analyst in 1997. In this brief conversation, he shares what has changed and what has stayed the same, why Morningstar launched a family of mutual funds, why ESG and sustainability are important to him, and what he would ask prospective employees if he could only ask one question in the interview. **This conversation was recorded near a construction site, so we apologize for any background noise.**

Nov 27 2019

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Rank #14: Applying Behavioral Finance to the Investment Process

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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 process.

Oct 09 2019

12mins

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Rank #15: The Future of Energy

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In Episode #288, Energy expert Amy Myers Jaffe walks through the breadth of innovation in the energy markets both in traditional energy sources (e.g., oil) and so-called alternative energy technologies (e.g., solar). Energy breakthroughs have lowered the costs of alternatives dramatically and provide a viable channel for both capital investment and government policy to flow. In particular, Jaffe expects a wave of climate change related policies to push economies more forcefully into alternatives going forward.

Aug 03 2016

11mins

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Rank #16: Finding Investments in a Low Yield Environment

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In episode #177, Leo J. de Bever discusses ways of finding global investment opportunities in the current low yield environment.

Oct 31 2012

15mins

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Rank #17: Nouriel Roubini on What Could Trigger the Next Global Recession

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Episode #396. Nouriel Roubini, sometimes known as “Dr. Doom" for his gloomy predictions, lays out four "games of chicken" that could crash the global economy and markets: US-China trade war, the US-Iran conflict, Brexit implications, and Argentina. He also shares his views on the US presidential elections in 2020 and why crypto is a "scam" and bitcoin "the most over-hyped technology ever."

Jan 22 2020

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Rank #18: It's long past time for investors to pay attention to Africa

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In episode #268, Will Ortel and Melissa Cook, CFA, discuss why it’s critical for companies and investors to pay attention to the continent, where they can fruitfully devote their attention, and how it is emerging as a battleground for a new category of company. 

Sep 02 2015

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Rank #19: U.S. Residential Real Estate Markets and Financing

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In episode #070, Michael Lustig discusses the state of the U.S. residential real estate market and the future of residential mortgage securitization finance including the role of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Sep 27 2010

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Rank #20: The Future of Fixed Income

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In Episode #356, Priscilla Hancock, a managing director, senior fixed-income specialist, and head of the fixed-income insights team at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, explains why investors should stay in fixed income, what attributes fixed-income portfolios should have to be well positioned for the future, and where there are risks and opportunities in the municipal bond markets.

Jan 24 2019

21mins

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