Insights Podcast

Compound Insights, by CFA Society New York, delivers in-depth conversations with the foremost experts and influential authorities who comprise the global financial investment world.

Guests will explore and discuss complex investment ideas and principles, meaningfully amplifying the insights shared at CFA Society New York conferences. Topics include ESG, global, fintech investing and more.

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Ep 35

How the Macroeconomic Changes Could Affect the Asset Manager M&A Market

A conversation with Bob Oros

Hightower’s CEO shares his views on the current and future of the asset manager M&A market

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Ep 34

The Data Science Job Market: Skills You Need Now and What’s to Come

A conversation with Dan Duggan, Ph.D.

How a Goldman Sachs data scientist sees the evolution of the sectors’ skills sets and data usage.

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Ep 33

What Deep Research Says About Global Booms, Busts and Credit Analysis

A conversation with Maryam Farboodi, Ph.D

How has big data impacted stock prices? Is it different across sectors and capitalization?

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Ep 32

Reading Emerging Markets’ Policies and Macro Impacts

A conversation with Jen Liang, CFA

How will LATAM sovereigns weather inflation? What’s next for the frontier markets? Hear the answers to these questions and more from a well-researched, analytical, perspective.

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Ep 31

The State of Diversity and Inclusion in the Quant Industry

A conversation with Ken D'Souza, CFA

Is the quant industry achieving more D&I goals than the rest of the industry? Why or why not?

Ep 30

How a Multitude of Regulatory Changes are Affecting China’s Policy Direction as it Relates to the Economy and Finance

A conversation with Lyric Hughes Hale

EconVue’s Lyric Hughes Hale joins the next episode of Compound Insights to share her views on current day China, including why data collection is of paramount importance to government officials, and how the country might move to relax its current “Covid-zero” policy restrictions.

Ep 29

A Novel Approach for Managing Inflation

A conversation with Darnell Azeez, CFA

Darnell Azeez has some novel thoughts on inflation and other risks facing investors. Hear from a very insightful portfolio manager at Lord Abbett.

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Ep 28

What Does Higher Inflation Mean for the Muni Market

A conversation with Patrick Luby

Inflation’s long-run impact on munis will vary by sector and issuer. Hear from one of the industry’s premier thinkers.

Ep 27

Lessons Learned from Years of Diverse Team Building

A conversation with Nanda Kamat

Nanda Kamat is one of financial service industry’s prominent few who pursued a diverse team-building strategy before it gained mainstream momentum. Listen as she joins CFA NY to share what that experience has taught her.

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Ep 26

Pragmatic Strategy for Currency Risk Management

A conversation with Galen Haws, CFA, CAIA

Hear how this OCIO has managed the risk of currency exposure and what he thinks about using currency in the search for yield.

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Ep 25

Crypto Accounting, and What Every Analyst Should Know

A conversation with Vivian Fang,

Hear what analysts and portfolio managers should look for, according to one of the most advanced thinkers on crypto accounting.

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