CFA Institute Take 15 Podcast Series (video only version): Episodes

Jerome Booth argues that 80% of financial theory is not fit for purpose and describes how investors in the developed world cannot afford to ignore emerging markets.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/T6C1JqYOsFw" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
There has been significant wealth accumulation in Asia in recent years. Vineet Vohra, CFA, of HSBC discusses trends and developments that are taking place across the region, including asset allocation, fees, and ETFs.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/68poOs1VTkU" height="1" ...
John P. Meier, CFA, discusses the newly released Guidance Statement on the Applicability of the GIPS Standards for Asset Owners, including the reasons behind issuing the guidance statement and how claiming compliance with the GIPS standards can benefit these asset owners.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/MO5ubcEdqD8" ...
Ann Putallaz provides an update on the pooled funds guidance project, highlighting key issues for consideration during the guidance drafting process and discusses why such guidance is needed in the industry.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/8S06BFoODDw" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Justin Wolfers challenges the prevailing view that there is a limit to the happiness that money can buy.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/GBngFPr6R7s" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Thomas R. Schneeweis questions the relevancy of modern portfolio theory and addresses common misconceptions associated with alternative investments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/Jvz9Do8NudU" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Dr. Katsunari Yamaguchi, CFA, president of Ibbotson Associates, Japan, has developed a new approach to estimating the equity risk premium that conveniently addresses its variations over time.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/_rOf52LXAHg" height="1" width="1" />
We live in an era where we are deluged with data, what many refer to as the ‘era of big data’.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/Gvwk5rqaRLM" height="1" width="1" />
Tomas Sedlacek examines the Old and New Testaments as well as ancient Greek and Roman myths that contain archetypal stories that he believes inform modern economic thinking.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/unkFBfxriN8" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Divya Narendra, CEO of SumZero, discusses the impact of online collaboration and crowdsourcing on the investment research process.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/nuAZ3evZMpI" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
The bond fund managed by Kathleen C. Gaffney, CFA, has an unconstrained mandate, allowing her to invest across asset classes and geographies. She discusses how she manages the risks inherent in investing in such a diverse mix of assets, as well as where she currently sees the most attractive investment ...
Ron Rimkus, CFA, talks with Sheila C. Bair about her perspective on the financial crisis and the state of the financial system in 2014.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/yDWKzFLvbMM" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Paul Mills questions the conventional wisdom on debt.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/gRyUIUsFj0U" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Professor Adrian R. Bell is an expert in financial history. Listen to him discuss the origins of finance, its Medieval evolution, and, compare and contrast ancient and modern finance.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/e4ltsQ0Y0jA" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Kishore Mahbubani explains why he believes that Asia will dominate the 21st century.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/85xy5FDTgxY" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Bernard Krooks, founding partner of the law firm Littman Krooks LLP and Chair of its Elder Law and Special Needs Department, explains what long-term care is, how it can be covered, and why it’s important for clients to have an advance directive.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/Ibe11VWeZJ4" ...
Charles Wheelan, a senior lecturer and policy fellow at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College, offers a humorous look at the statistical underpinnings of life and the importance of statistics in understanding the world.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/XNrPfXtPqVo" ...
William Reichenstein, CFA, explains the key concepts of tax-efficient investing and how it affects an investment decision. He also suggests easy adjustments that a wealth manager can make that would have a big impact on the client.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/ZDaGsNMDZys" ...
Kai A. Konrad, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, shares his views on the Eurozone including why Germany may not have the economic force necessary to save the Eurozone.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/eK80GER7T1g" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Dylan Grice, Director of Research at Edelweiss Holdings, explains the unintended consequences and implications of three decades of financial engineering by central bankers.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cfa_take15webcasts/~4/PKsNSFmHtJY" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
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