Central clearinghouses have proven their understanding of risk and financial instruments, but what happens these seasoned professionals will give way to a younger cadre of whiz kids who view risk differently? Read more
CFA Institute hosts series of town-hall meetings with members of Congress. First stop: Nashville and Sen. Bob Corker for a discussion of the bipartisan bill he is co-sponsoring to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Read more
CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief readers weigh in on whether the mortgage-backed securities market needs an explicit or implicit guarantee from the U.S. government to recover the investor interest that it lost in 2008.