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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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Great info-motivating

By Clarkbar5 - Feb 24 2016
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Thank you so much! Exactly what I needed. God certainly speaks through you! Thank you! Please keep it up

iTunes Ratings

31 Ratings
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21
5
2
2
1

Great info-motivating

By Clarkbar5 - Feb 24 2016
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Thank you so much! Exactly what I needed. God certainly speaks through you! Thank you! Please keep it up
Cover image of Take 15 Podcast Presented by CFA Institute

Take 15 Podcast Presented by CFA Institute

Updated about 11 hours ago

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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.

Rank #1: 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 #2: 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 #3: Best Practices in Fund Management

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In episode #083, Daniel Broby, FSIP, discusses some of the best practices in the fund management industry today, the importance of fiduciary responsibility, and the role of codes of conduct.

Jan 19 2011

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Rank #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: A New Take on Behavioral Finance

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In episode #147, Greg B. Davies explains the concept of behavioralizing finance and the implications for the wealth management industry.

Apr 04 2012

11mins

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Rank #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: The Difference Between Model Ambiguity and Uncertainty

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In episode #216, Nobel Prize Winner Thomas J. Sargent discusses his views on model ambiguity and how uncertainty over the correct choice of distribution plays a big part in the pricing of risk.

Aug 14 2013

12mins

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Rank #10: 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 #11: 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

9mins

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Rank #12: Crush of Debt Threatens First World

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In episode #176, Lacy H. Hunt examines research that demonstrates how current levels of first world debt threaten to cause an economic catastrophe unless action is taken soon.

Oct 31 2012

15mins

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Rank #13: 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 #14: Venture Capital: Excess Capital Meets Revolution in Software

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In episode #166, Chris Douvos of Venture Investment Associates speaks about the evolution of the venture capital industry.

Aug 17 2012

14mins

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Rank #15: AI and the Future of Equity Research

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In Episode #361, we talk with Ken Sena and Bryan Healey, co-founders of Aiera, an adaptive, deep-learning platform designed to enhance active fundamental investment strategies. Aiera is also short for "artificially intelligent equity research analyst."

Mar 13 2019

27mins

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Rank #16: Dodd Frank Act: A New Paradigm for Family Offices

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In episode #193, David Guin, a partner at Withers Bergman LLP, discusses the implications of the SEC’s new definition of family offices and explains what a good compliance policy should look like.

Mar 07 2013

8mins

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Rank #17: Good Governance Goes a Long Way for This Pension Fund

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In episode #210, Jim Leech, president and chief executive officer at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, discusses the state of the pension fund industry.

Jul 03 2013

9mins

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Rank #18: Daniel Kahneman Discusses the Past and Future of Behavioral Finance Research

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In episode #158, Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman discusses behavioral finance with Ashvin Chhabra, including what insight the discipline can lend to the global financial crisis and the direction of future research.

Jul 19 2012

16mins

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Rank #19: Exchange-Traded Funds: What Investors Need to Know

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In episode #049, Mark Armbruster, CFA, discusses what makes ETFs different from mutual funds and the advantages and disadvantages of ETFs.

Jun 02 2010

7mins

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Rank #20: 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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