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Addicted to Yield: Wall Street's Dirty Little Secret

Featuring William D. Cohan

Jan 14, 2020 • 50 minutes

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The Essential Conversation

Addicted to Yield: Wall Street's Dirty Little Secret

William Cohan discusses the perilous state of U.S. credit markets, quantitative easing, junk bonds, and the ever-expanding pool of global debt.

Featuring William D. Cohan

Jan 14, 2020 • 50 minutes

New York Times' bestselling author, former M&A investment banker, and long-time financial journalist, William Cohan, joins Ed Harrison to discuss the perilous state of U.S. credit markets, quantitative easing, junk bonds, and the ever-expanding pool of global debt. Predicated on the idea that persistently low interest rates have fueled distortions in the pricing of risk, Cohan argues that Wall Street has been developing a dangerous dependency that won't end profitably for the majority of investors. Filmed on January 7, 2020, in New York. Show More

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The Essential Conversation is the world's premier financial-market-focused conversation series. The smartest people in markets, finance, economics, and business engage in deep-diving discussions about the global macro landscape, generating actionable takeaways that can help your decision-making process. Tune in to peer-to-peer conversations between the brightest minds in the investing world, and tune up your portfolio.

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