Author Archives: Charlie Henneman, CFA

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.

Applied Fintech: Combining Invest-Tech’s Building Blocks

Everyone in the investment business wants to talk about fintech. But what about invest-tech? Read More

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Hear the Financial Thought Leaders of Today… and Tomorrow!

Along with presentations from established luminaries, the 69th CFA Institute Annual Conference offers a chance to hear from influential thinkers before they assume leadership roles in the global economy. Read More

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The ECB and QE: A Risky Experiment

Long-time central bank watchers will not be surprised to hear that Jürgen Stark is skeptical about the program of quantitative easing (QE) launched by the European Central Bank (ECB) on 22 January. Read More

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5 Questions for Global Investment Professionals in 2015

A select group of practitioners that convenes to discuss developments in the capital markets — and society at large — has identified five issues that will be important to examine at the 68th CFA Institute Annual Conference. Read More

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Is Africa Finally the Next Global Growth Story?

For decades Africa has seemed hardly the sort of market in which a responsible investor might put his client’s money, but things appear to be changing. Read More

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Sustainability: An Investment Perspective

Glenn Silverman, CFA, chief investment officer at Investment Solutions, describes four unsustainable global trends and how they impact every investor. Read More

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The Economist’s Vijay Vaitheeswaran: Can Innovation Save the World?

Terrorism and financial crises continue to grab headlines, but they pale when compared to three mega-trends that humanity must address in the coming decades. Read More

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Mike Mayo, CFA: Lessons for Financial Analysts from the Exile on Wall Street

Analysts must assert three essential rights, says the veteran banking analyst: the right to ask for information, the right to get information, and the right to act on information. Read More

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