Nasdaq’s Adena Friedman: “Capital is Part of the Cure.”

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This week’s guest is Adena Friedman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nasdaq. One of Forbes magazine’s “Most Powerful Women of 2019,” Ms. Friedman is a Class B director to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a board member of FCLTGlobal, a non-profit organization that researches tools to encourage long-term thinking in business and investing. In this episode, she talks about the central role of capital markets in economic recovery, the power of technology, and how companies that do the right thing deliver superior returns.

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A biography of Nasdaq’s President and CEO of 3.5 years, highlighting her career achievements and education.

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