Practical analysis for investment professionals
17 January 2012

Take 15: The Risk Factors and Economic Impact behind Commercial and Sovereign Debt

Stephen G. Cecchetti discusses commercial bank leverage, calculating risk weightings, and the long-term effects of excessive sovereign debt.



This episode of the Take 15 Series was originally released on 4 January 2012.


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Rob Gowen, CFA

Robert Gowen, CFA, is Head of Product Solutions at CFA Institute, where he oversees a team of content directors that contribute daily to Enterprising Investor. Prior to joining CFA Institute, he worked in the institutional investment industry for BB&T and Fidelity Investments. Gowen earned a BA in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.

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