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Moody's Talks - Focus on Finance

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Moody's Talks - Focus on Finance

Moody's Investors Service, Ana Arsov, Danielle Reed, Mark Wasden, Bruno Baretta, Donald Robertson

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Hosted by Danielle Reed of Moody's Financial Institutions team, Focus on Finance helps you keep on top of developments within the banking, insurance and asset management sectors — from the impact of tech disrupters and cyber risk to the ongoing effects of ESG and lower-for-longer interest rates. Published by Moody's Investors Service.
 
The podcast that transports you to the ancient world and back, with some good conversation along the way. It's not just about ancient Greece. It's about a huge chunk of human history that the Greek texts give us access to: from Egypt and Babylon, to Persia, to Carthage and Rome, we'll sail the wine-dark sea of history with some expert guides at the helm. Topics will include archaeology, literature, and philosophy. New episode every month.
 
In Search of Wisdom is a podcast for seekers and curious minds interested in timeless principles and practices for everyday life. Join the search with J.W. Bertolotti from the Perennial Leader Project as he engages in meaningful conversations with leading thinkers in philosophy, theology, and everything in between. Learn more at PerennialLeader.com.
 
Navigating through life can be nearly impossible without a guide. The philosophy of Stoicism is tried and true guide for living a good life. Join Steve every Sunday for interviews with modern Stoics, readings of ancient texts, and advice for implementing Stoicism in your daily life. Carpe Diem!
 
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Long Shots

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Long Shots

Inside Voices Media

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History might be written by the winners, but in presidential politics the story is often shaped by the Long Shots. Journalist Conor Powell profiles eight presidential candidates who lost the race for the White House but dramatically changed America’s political landscape - right up to today. Long Shots is the story of America’s presidential battles – the contentious contest for the most powerful office in the world - and how knowing where we've been can help us choose a better tomorrow. With ...
 
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Submerged

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Submerged

ACAP Saint John

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Host Graeme Stewart-Robertson brings stories from the front-line of environmental research, policy and community action from across Canada and the world by speaking directly to those working on the ground and in the lab. From Climate Change adaptation and environmental justice to fisheries science and water chemistry, hear first-hand how thought-leaders from around the world are affecting change today and into the future.
 
We're taking the edge off investing with fun conversations, special guests, current events, investing tips, and more. This new-school financial podcast will focus on innovation-based investing strategies and disruptive technology, all with a little buzz. Based in Kentucky, we'll sip on excellent bourbons and discuss pertinent topics with fun and interesting people. Nope, this isn't the stuffy financial discussions you're used to, this is new-school investing, with a twist. So break out your ...
 
The "Ramsey Theory Podcast: No Strangers At This Party" is created by a group of students from Simon Fraser University under the supervision of Veselin Jungic. This podcast celebrates Ramsey theory and the people working in this dynamic field of modern mathematics. Through their conversations with undergraduate students, some of today's most notable Ramsey theorists talk about their first experiences with mathematics, their times as undergraduate and graduate students, their views about Rams ...
 
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Breaking Green

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Breaking Green

Global Justice Ecology Project / Host Steve Taylor

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Produced by Global Justice Ecology Project, Breaking Green is a podcast that talks with activists and experts to examine the intertwined issues of social, ecological and economic injustice. Breaking Green also explores some of the more outrageous proposals to address climate and environmental crises that are falsely being sold as green.
 
POW is the Psychology of Work podcast from the Association for Business Psychology. In this podcast we give you the latest explosive insights from some of the brightest thinkers - and doers - in the field of business psychology. Episodes cover topics such as the rise of the gig economy, leadership, personality, and assessment, and include interviews with small business 'tsar' Emma Jones MBE, Chief Executive of the RSA Matthew Taylor, the journalist James Bloodworth, and business psychology p ...
 
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In this episode, my guest is Donald Robertson, the author of the new graphic novel Verissimus: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius. Donald is a cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist and the founder and president of the Plato’s Academy Centre, a nonprofit in Athens, Greece (which you’ll hear more about in the episode). He is also the author of Ho…
 
This time we're taking a little break from Greece to explore the broader history of democracy. Was democracy really a Greek invention? Historian David Stasavage, author of The Decline and Rise of Democracy, thinks it was not. And in today's episode he explains why. --------------- Support Ancient Greece Declassified on Patreon: patreon.com/greecepo…
 
In this lesson, I explain "impossible desires" and "slave desires" to help you form intentions without suffering unnecessarily along the way. Further reading: https://www.stoichandbook.co/impossible-desires-cause-disappointment/ Stoic Handbook Premium Get instant access to my meditation courses, exclusive lessons, AMAs, and masterclasses, all ad-fr…
 
“What if this life were the paradise we were promised, and we’re just squandering it?” -Naval Ravikant Being happy and rich are learnable skills, and our guest today, Eric Jorgenson, has learned from the very best. His compilation of wisdom and winning business strategies from legendary tech innovator Naval Ravikant took the internet by storm, and …
 
In this episode, my guest is Dr. Brian Russell, the author of Centering Prayer. Brian is a return guest to the show. I’m grateful he agreed to come back on to have a conversation on The Discipline of Discernment. Brian is a professor of biblical studies and a transformational coach for pastors and spiritually-minded professionals. In the conversati…
 
Vincent Gusdorf, Fadi Massih and Warren Kornfeld discuss the aftermath of the FTX bankruptcy and explain how crypto finance risks could spill over into traditional financial institutions. Speakers: Vincent Gusdorf, Senior Vice President, DeFi & Digital Assets, Moody’s Investors Service; Fadi Massih, VP – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; W…
 
How can we be more virtuous? Can we teach our children virtue? And what about politicians? Well, the latter is probably the most difficult, but continuing our current cycle of cynicism isn't exactly helping us out either... So what can we *actually* do to make a better society for ourselves... and for the next generation? Today’s Classical Wisdom S…
 
On today’s episode, my guest is Kieran Setiya, the author of the new book Life is Hard: How Philosophy Can Help Us Find Our Way. Kieran teaches philosophy at MIT, working mainly in ethics, epistemology, and the philosophy of mind. He is also the author of Midlife: A Philosophical Guide and has a philosophy podcast called Five Questions. In the conv…
 
As COP 27 winds down, Shree Khare and Tomoya Suzuki discuss Japan's rising natural catastrophe risks, and Megan Fox and Brandan Holmes explain what's driving banks' and insurers' net zero plans. Speakers: Shree Khare, Vice President of Model Development, RMS; Tomoya Suzuki, VP – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Megan Fox, VP – Senior Anal…
 
For decades, the Forest Stewardship Council also known as the FSC has had a core policy of prohibiting the commercial use of genetically engineered or genetically modified trees in its certification program. But that ban is currently under threat as commercial interests push for a plan that would have the FSC overseeing test plots of GE trees in wh…
 
Stoic Handbook Premium Get instant access to my meditation courses, exclusive lessons, AMAs, and masterclasses, all ad-free. It's easy! Sign up in two taps! Get your 7-day free trial: https://stoichandbook.supercast.com/ Thank you so much for listening! Support the show For Wisdom Seekers Who Want More... 🌊 Stoic Anxiety Mastery Course 📧 Stoic Hand…
 
Are you ready to take on a musical journey from the Patagonian Mountains that will immediately transport you to the ancient world? This is a podcast unlike any you have heard before... We know the importance of music in ancient Greece; the backdrop to every ceremony, festival and religious endeavor it also accompanied dinners, symposiums, and liter…
 
📩 Want daily wisdom? Sign up for Perennial Meditations to receive ancient lessons for modern life: https://perennial.substack.com/subscribe In this episode, my guest is David Alexander, the co-host of the Between Two Ravens podcast and creator of the Prosoche Project. David is a psychotherapist, a founding member of the Walled Garden, and someone w…
 
In this episode, my guest is Karen Stohr, the author of Choosing Freedom: A Kantian Guide to Life. Prof. Stohr joined the philosophy department at Georgetown in 2002, where she is the Ryan Family Professor of Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy. In 2011, she also became a senior research scholar at Georgetown’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics. Learn more …
 
How to Grieve: From Cicero and Stoicism to Modern practices, How Can Philosophy HELP US Handle Loss? Panel Discussion In 45 BCE, the Roman statesman Cicero fell to pieces when his beloved daughter, Tullia, died from complications of childbirth. But from the depths of despair, Cicero fought his way back. In an effort to cope with his loss, he wrote …
 
In this talk, I cover what I consider to be the three pillars of skillful communication. These pillars cover poor communication habits, how to simply express yourself well in all circumstances, and the model I use to manage conflict. Stoic Handbook Premium Get instant access to my meditation courses, exclusive lessons, AMAs, and masterclasses, all …
 
Polybius' theory of anacyclosis is the most sophisticated theory of political (r)evolution to have emerged from ancient Greek and Roman political thought. ------------------ To watch the highlight real from the last AGD tour in Greece, click here. ------------------ To read the passage in Polybius where he discusses anacyclosis click here. --------…
 
In discussion with Rob Feltham, Stewart shares his innovative approach to personality assessment, and in particular how he has worked to overcome reductionism and evaluative bias. Topics covered include: neurodivergence as a continuum; personality as a lens through which to understand the impacts of the ‘enforced experiment’ of remote working durin…
 
In this episode, my guest is Dr. Sunil Raheja, the author of Dancing with Wisdom. Dr. Sunil is a psychiatrist, coach, and wisdom seeker. He works with senior leaders and clients who feel stuck – empowering them to re-engage with a deeper purpose. You can learn more about his work in the world at Dr.Sunil.com. In the conversation, we discuss, The Ex…
 
Srikanth Vadlamani explains why Indian banks’ loans will perform well despite rising interest rates, and Eugene Tarzimanov discusses the threat to Asia-Pacific banks from China’s slowing economy. Speakers: Srikanth Vadlamani, VP – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service; Eugene Tarzimanov, VP – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Serv…
 
In this complete Stoic loving-kindness meditation, we take a look at three important areas of compassion: love of people, love of humanity, and love of service. Then we go through each one, with the guidance of the ancient Stoics to increase our compassion and happiness. Stoic Handbook Premium Get instant access to my meditation courses, exclusive …
 
In this episode, my guest is Jonathan Robinson the author of The Enlightenment Project. Jonathan is the author of 14 books, a psychotherapist, a spiritual coach, and a professional speaker. His first book, The Experience of God, includes interviews with the late Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, and several other spiritual masters. You can learn more …
 
Kelvin Kwok, Mattias Frithiof and Farooq Khan explain the implications of inflation and rising interest rates for Asia-Pacific insurers and Western European and UK banks. Guests: Kelvin Kwok, AVP - Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Mattias Frithiof, AVP – Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Farooq Khan, VP – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Serv…
 
Reframing negative events to make them appear more positive and useful is a classic Stoic technique. But can it ever go too far? Is it dangerous to reframe everything into something positive? Stoic writer Donald Robertson answers. Donald's website: https://donaldrobertson.name/ Donald's Twitter: https://twitter.com/DonJRobertson Stoic Handbook Prem…
 
As oil dependent nations seek to shore up their supply while the war between Russia and Ukraine rages, some African Nations seem eager to provide more access to fossil fuels. This was evidenced during the September minister’s meeting in Egypt, when representatives from various African nations called on world leaders to “avoid approaches that encour…
 
📩 Want ancient lessons for modern life delivered to your inbox daily? Sign up for the Perennial Meditations newsletter. In this episode, my guest is Stephen Angle, the author of Growing Moral: A Confucian Guide to Life. Stephen is a philosophy writer and researcher specializing in Chinese Philosophy, Confucianism, Neo-Confucianism, and comparative …
 
James Eck explains that with insured loss estimates of up to roughly $70 billion, earnings of property insurers and reinsurers will fall sharply, and some reinsurers could face capital erosion. Guests: James Eck, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service Hosts: Danielle Reed, Vice President – Senior Research Writer, Moody’s …
 
In this episode, my guest is Vitaliy Katsenelson the author of Soul in the Game: The Art of a Meaningful Life. Vitaliy’s book draws from the lives of classical composers, ancient Stoics, and contemporary thinkers. I found his book to be a beautiful collection of life lessons and wisdom for modern life. Vitaliy Katsenelson was born in Murmansk, USSR…
 
Louise Welin and Maria Gillholm discuss difficulties ahead for Swedish mortgage borrowers and real estate companies, and implications for banks. Also, new business is slowing for US mortgage insurers. Guests: Bob Garofalo, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service; Louise Welin, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’…
 
During the cold war, the united states military conducted covert weapons development testing in what the Army identified as a "densely populated slum district". The spraying of zinc cadmium sulfide along with what evidence suggests was a radiative substance centered on a region that included the Pruitt Igoe housing complex. The film Target St. Loui…
 
From the highway killers confronted by the Greek hero Theseus, such as Procrustes, who tortured and mutilated their victims to the Sphinx, or “strangler,” from the story of Oedipus.. Or child-killing demons and witches and historical figures such as Locusta of Gaul, the most notorious poisoner in the early Roman Empire....Who are the serial killers…
 
Plato argued that the inevitable next step in political evolution after democracy is tyranny. Many political thinkers throughout history agreed with him. Were they right? ------------------ Support Ancient Greece Declassified on Patreon: patreon.com/greecepodcast Or make a one-time donation: paypal.me/greecepodcast --------------- A full transcript…
 
In this episode, my guest is Massimo Pigliucci, the author of the new book, The Quest for Character. Prof. Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology and a PhD in Philosophy. He currently is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. His research interests include the philosophy of science, the nature of pseudoscience,…
 
Rajeev Bamra and Sadia Nabi discuss regulation of global cryptoassets and stablecoins in the US. Also: a proposal to clear certain Treasurys trades, and banks' risks from conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. Guests: Rajeev Bamra, head of DeFi and Digital Assets Strategy, Moody’s Investors Service; Sadia Nabi, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Inves…
 
🔥 🎙 To get access to the full course and all of the premium episodes, visit: https://stoichandbook.supercast.com/ About this meditation: This meditation will help you see all of the invisible and magic conditions of life that make everything possible. There is so much going on beneath the surface of existence that we take for granted such as the wa…
 
In this episode, my guest is Kevin Griffin, the author of Living Kindness: Metta Practice for the Whole of Our Lives. Kevin is a longtime Buddhist practitioner, author, teacher, and leader in the mindful recovery movement. He is also the author of One Breathe at a Time, Buddhism and the Twelve Steps Daily Reflections, and many others. You can learn…
 
Not just for dinner parties and sleepy children, learning how to tell a story is an essential component of understanding literature... but do we only become great at it when we break the rules? We discuss Aristotle's necessary components for storytelling... and why...or why not they matter. This week's Classical Wisdom Speaks podcast is with Philli…
 
C.J. Wong explains the forces behind Vietnamese banks’ credit strength, and Rebecca Tan discusses inflation's impact on banks in six member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Guests: C.J. Wong, Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Rebecca Tan, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service Hosts: Danielle Reed, Vice Pr…
 
Carbon capture and storage is often thought of as a new technology to help fight climate change. But it has been around for fifty years and was first developed by gas companies and used to enhance oil recovery from depleted fields. Today, tax credits are being offered to subsidize the technology as a response to global warming. A September 1st stor…
 
In this episode, my guest is Bryan Van Norden the author of Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto. Prof. Van Norden is the James Monroe Taylor Chair in Philosophy at Vassar College and Chair Professor in Philosophy in the School of Philosophy at Wuhan University (China). He has published numerous books on Chinese and comparative philoso…
 
Badis Shubailat and Tengfu Li discuss how high commodity prices are supporting the recovery of Islamic banks, and Alexandra Aspioti explains why GCC fund managers are optimistic. Guests: Alexandra Aspioti, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service; Badis Shubailat, Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service, and Tengfu Li, Assistant Vice P…
 
This is an interview I did with the creator of the brilliant WhatIsStoicism blog and podcast. Stoic Handbook Premium Get instant access to my meditation courses, exclusive lessons, AMAs, and masterclasses, all ad-free. It's easy! Sign up in two taps! Get your 7-day free trial: https://stoichandbook.supercast.com/ Thank you so much for listening! Su…
 
“It is integration that unlocks the next step, or the next stage, in that process, and if you’re not integrating, you’ll often find yourself looping” - Eric Brown, HEx Podcast #63 If there’s anyone worth listening to on the topic of integration, it’s Eric Brown. Eric is the director of Apotheosis, our spiritual-psychedelic plant medicine retreat, a…
 
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