Formerly Take 15, Guiding Assets is the flagship podcast of CFA Institute and the definitive program for the investment management industry. As stewards of the investment industry, Guiding Assets will feature intimate conversations with some of the most influential people from the world of finance about the topics that matter most to investment professionals. The show will also share crucial insights and best practices to help guide investors to make smart, ethical decisions. Guiding Assets will continue to help build a better world for investors.
Host Mike Wallberg, CFA, interviews Javier Gonzalez Lastra, CFA, a portfolio manager at Tema ETFs, about the investment potential of the luxury goods sector. Javier explains that while the luxury goods market is fragmented, companies like LVMH have managed to build large conglomerates. He discusses the reasons why his team at Tema decided to launch a luxury ETF, pointing to demographic trends like the growing purchasing power of females in the workforce and the rise of the middle class in Asia. Javier also touches on the pricing power of luxury goods, which is driven by their desirability and negative price elasticity.
CFA Society Chicago is proud to present a podcast where Society Members will be hosting discussions on a range of topics related to the investment industry. Hear from leading industry experts on a variety of investment topics including equity and fixed income analysis, portfolio allocation, ESG investing, venture capital and private equity, and much more. Tune in to hear Society Members pick the brains of leading industry professionals at www.cfasocietychicago.org.
In this episode, Tony and Rich recap the latest FOMC meeting, how the short-term interest rate market responded, what we have seen from earnings so far this season, and how the sector performance can give us some clues as to what investors might be positioning for as we exit the summer
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. Compound Insights yields good-faith professional debate with the unique flexibility provided by podcasts. Guests will talk about complex investment ideas and principles, meaningfully amplifying the insights shared at CFA Society New York conferences. Topics include ESG, global, fintech investing and more.
The award* winning Investors First Podcast is a service of CFA Society Orlando. Subject matter experts from our Society interview Founders, Chief Executive Officer’s, Chief Investment Strategists, Fed Presidents and more to discuss timely and relevant topics in finance. Our mission is to educate investors and investment professionals in Florida, the Americas and beyond, with a focus on making you a more informed investor and/or advisor.
*The CFA Institute awarded CFA Society Orlando the 2020 Impact and Innovation Award for the Investor’s First Podcast. Previous guests include Patrick O’Shaugnessy, Liz Ann Sonders, Barry Ritholtz, Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic, Dr. David Kelly, Mark Yusko, Annie Duke, Morgan Housel, Peter Zeihan, and Meb Faber.
CFA Society Orlando is a member of the CFA Institute’s Network of over 150 societies globally. The majority of its members hold the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, which is considered the most respected and recognized investment management credential in the world. Fewer than 1 in 5 candidates who begin the program end up successfully earning the CFA charter. Successful candidates take an average of four years to complete the program.
Our guest today is Peter Atwater, President of Financial Insyghts and an adjunct professor at William & Mary and the University of Delaware. He studies the impact of changing confidence on consumer decision-making, using his research to advise investors, business leaders, and policymakers. In 2023, he released the book, The Confidence Map: Charting a Path from Chaos to Clarity.
In today’s episode, Peter walks through some of the key topics in the world today, including the dominance of U.S. stocks, the rise of grifters in the past few years, why he coined the term K-Shape Recovery in 2020. Everything Peter discusses is through the lens of the decision-making framework laid out in his recent book, which is the best writing about the way feelings of confidence and vulnerability relate to the markets at any given time.
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Hear insights from finance and investment industry experts on our monthly podcast! You’ll hear from interesting individuals across industry sectors on career advancement, industry trends, fintech, board involvement, and more.This podcast, developed by CFA Society San Francisco, is provided for general interest only. Episodes are published on the last Tuesday of the month. The content is not intended to be, nor should be interpreted as recommendations or fiduciary advice. Please consult your own investment professional for information concerning your specific situation.
On this episode of the CFA Society San Francisco Podcast, we had the pleasure of speaking with Jennie Chen, Managing Director at X1 Asset Management LLC – an algorithm driven alternative investment firm specializing in spot Forex.
At X1, Jennie plays a key role in developing and managing client-risk-profile specific investment strategies with quantitative portfolio optimization, dynamic risk mitigation, and algo-driven capital allocation. Prior to X1, she was a management consultant at PwC, covering technology, financial, and healthcare sectors.
She is an active member of CFA Society San Francisco and serves on the Member Programming Advisory Council (MPAC).
Listen to the full interview, where Jennie discusses all things foreign exchange markets including fintech, algorithm-based trading, and alternative investing.
CFA Society San Francisco is a not-for-profit professional association, supporting members of the Northern California investment community and beyond. Learn more by visiting our website or connecting on LinkedIn.
This podcast is provided for general interest only. Content is not intended to be, nor should be interpreted as recommendations or fiduciary advice.
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Tracie McMillion, CFA, is Head of Global Asset Allocation Strategy at Wells Fargo Investment Institute, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company. We talk with Tracie about global asset allocation and historical lessons, how portfolios are impacted by inflation, geopolitical risks and exogenous shocks, and her latest findings on women and investing.
Tracie McMillion is focused on delivering the highest quality investment expertise and advice to help investors manage risk and succeed financially. Wells Fargo Investment Institute serves Wealth and Investment Management, a division of Wells Fargo & Company, and is comprised of Wells Fargo Private Bank and Wells Fargo Advisors businesses.
In her current role, Ms. McMillion leads a team that develops capital market assumptions and asset allocation recommendations. She also writes market commentary and analysis. She is frequently quoted in the national media, including The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg Television, and CNBC.
Prior to her current role, she served as an asset allocation strategist and a senior investment research analyst for Wells Fargo and predecessor firms. Earlier in her career, she managed assets for high-net-worth clients and philanthropic organizations.
Tracie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. She is a CFA® charterholder and member of the CFA Society North Carolina. Ms. McMillion is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.