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DC Policy Update: Asset Managers and Systemic Risk, Congress’ Financial Policy Agenda (Podcast)

Do asset managers pose a systemic risk? Can we expect bipartisan efforts on financial policy issues? Jim Allen, CFA, offers his analysis.

Creating Bubbles: Are Asset Managers a Culprit?

New report examines policy implications of asset manager business customs and incentives in context of regulatory efforts to address asset price bubbles.

How Service Sector Needs and Shadow Banking Are Reshaping Chinese Capital Markets

Alan Lok, CFA, examines China’s shift to a domestic-consumption economy, its severe service sector supply bottleneck, and the rise in Chinese shadow banking.

Chinese Shadow Banking: Risks and Rewards

One CFA Institute analyst shares his firsthand introduction to Chinese shadow banking, and why it’s too tempting for many investors to pass up.

Derivatives Counterparty Risk and Central Clearing: The Impact of Post-Crisis Reforms (Video)

How has the use of collateral to mitigate counterparty risk and central clearing helped to reshape the financial system post-crisis?

Political Instability, Sluggish Developed Economies Drive Wary 2015 Market Outlook

As investors begin to think about closing the books on 2014, they shouldn’t be too optimistic about what 2015 might bring, according to the 2015 CFA Institute Global Market Sentiment Survey.

Systemic Financial Crisis: What Are the Odds of Another Collapse?

Although we’ve made progress, has it been enough? What are the known and unknown risks that could lead to a financial system collapse?

Two Years after LIBOR Scandal: What Is State of Financial Benchmark Reform?

Need for meaningful reform was underscored recently when several banks were fined for rigging key foreign-exchange benchmarks.

DC Policy Update: What to Expect after the Midterm Elections (Podcast)

Jim Allen, CFA, hones in on three financial policy issues and their likely future in Congress post-mid-term elections.

Volcker Rule: Gauging Its Impact on Global Debt, Currency, Derivatives Markets

Have investors noticed any changes in liquidity as a result of the Volcker Rule?

A Fuller View: Information to Assess Derivatives Credit-Risk Exposures in Banks

Assessing derivatives exposures can be challenging because of incomparable, incomplete, and fragmented disclosures within financial reports.

DC Policy Update: Mortgage Market Reform, OTC Derivatives, and Credit Rating Agencies (Podcast)

This podcast covers the Johnson-Crapo mortgage finance reform bill, OTC derivatives, systemic risk associated with central clearinghouses, and an overview credit rating agencies.



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