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Charlie Henneman, CFA

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Charlie Henneman, CFA, is head of educational events and programs at CFA Institute. Previously, he was the director of structuring and operations at Indosuez Capital, the CDO (collateralized debt obligation) management group of Credit Agricole Indosuez. Henneman previously held several positions in credit and structured finance, including managing director at advisory boutique AGS Financial, senior vice president and chief credit officer in the new products and ventures group at Enhance Financial Services Group, Inc., and director in the new assets group on Standard & Poor's structured finance ratings team. He holds a BA in political science from the University of Rochester and an MBA in finance from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Author's Posts
Another “Doomsday Moment” for High-Yield Strategies

Risk in high-yield markets is as high as it has ever been, according to Jochen Felsenheimer.

Three Ways to Identify Governance Risk

“Responsible investment” has nothing to do with nebulous moral considerations — it’s all about generating sustainable financial returns, says Sandra Carlisle of Newton Investment Management. Understanding three different levels of a company's profile can help to identify and avoid bad actors, bridging the gap between values-based investing and prudent fiduciary duty.

Invest-Tech: The Next Phase of Fintech Innovation

“All invest-tech rests on two pillars: data latency, which is the speed in acquiring or processing error-free inputs, and inferential depth, which is the profoundness and durable accuracy of insights,” says Ashby Monk.

Climate Bonds: More Than Hot Air

The debate over climate change continues, but governments, institutional investors, and other market actors are already changing how they allocate capital.

Who Will Suffer from a Leveraged Credit Shakeout?

The next credit cycle trough will challenge leveraged-credit investors in ways not seen during prior default surges.

Eight Books That Changed the Way I Think About the World

From the origins of modern Wall Street to the political economy of 14th century France, here's an off-the-cuff list of the books that have broadened my perspective and contributed to my understanding of the world.

Inconsistent Liquidity and Confounding Market Moves: The US Bond Market Bayou

Rating "recalibrations" and the departure of AAA bond insurers are a few factors that have dramatically changed the US municipal bond market. How should investors adapt?

Two Views on the QE Endgame: Avinash Persaud and Richard Duncan

At the recent CFA Institute India Investment Conference in Mumbai, attendees were presented with two very different perspectives on quantitative easing.

Six Networking Lessons to Remember

Pulling from his personal experience, Charlie Henneman, CFA, shares six important networking lessons to keep in mind for your career advancement.

Currency War III: How Will It Play Out?

James Rickards says we are in the midst of the third currency war since the 1920s, triggered by central bank efforts to pull the world economy out of a structural depression.

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