Episode #129: Meb’s Take on Return Expectations, Portfolio Construction, and Practical Market Approaches

Episode #129: Meb’s Take on Return Expectations, Portfolio Construction, and Practical Market Approaches Guest: Episode #129 has no guest. It’s a “just Meb” show. Date Recorded: 11/12/18 Sponsor: EquityZen     Run-Time: 1:06:34 To listen to Episode #129 on iTunes, click here To listen to Episode #129 on Stitcher, click here To listen to Episode #129 on Pocket Casts, click here To listen to Episode #129 on Google Play,...

Episode #128: Claude Lamoureux, When You Have to Make A Decision, Always Make the One That Will Let You Sleep Better, Not Eat Better

Episode #128: When You Have to Make A Decision, Always Make the One That Will Let You Sleep Better, Not Eat Better         Guest: Claude Lamoureux. Claude is an actuary by training, and from 1990 to 2007, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan. Prior to 1990, Claude spent 25 years as a senior financial...

Episode #127: Radio Show: Meb and Elon Musk Talk Shorting… Conflicting U.S. Valuation Indicators… and Listener Q&A

Episode #127: Radio Show: Meb and Elon Musk Talk Shorting… Conflicting U.S. Valuation Indicators… and Listener Q&A Guest: Episode #127 has no guest but is co-hosted by Jeff Remsburg. Date Recorded:10/22/18 Run-Time: 1:02:21 To listen to Episode #127 on iTunes, click here To listen to Episode #127 on Stitcher, click here To listen to Episode #127 on Pocket Casts, click here To listen to Episode #127...

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Episode #126: Karen Finerman, ‘Out-of-Favorness’ Is Appealing. The Difficult Part is Timing

Episode #126: ‘Out-of-Favorness’ Is Appealing. The Difficult Part is Timing             Guest: Karen Finerman. Karen began her career as a trader at First City Capital, a risk arbitrage fund. She later joined Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette where she became Lead Research Analyst for the Risk Arbitrage department. In 1992, she co-founded New York-based hedge fund Metropolitan Capital Advisors, where she currently...

Episode #125: Tom Barton, “The Biggest Problem Investors Have is Things Change…and They Don’t Change”

Episode #125: “The Biggest Problem Investors Have is Things Change…and They Don’t Change”         Guest: Tom Barton. Tom is the Founder, President, and General Partner of White Rock Capital. He helped build the first multibillion-dollar short-selling hedge fund at Feshbach Brothers in the 1980s, where he exposed dozens of stock frauds. Then he became an early-stage investor, going long on health...

Bonus Episode: Wes Gray – Factor Investing is More Art, and Less Science

Bonus Episode: Wes Gray – Factor Investing is More Art, and Less Science             Author: Wes Gray. Wes is the CEO/CIO of Alpha Architect. He has published multiple academic papers and four books, including Quantitative Value (Wiley, 2012), DIY Financial Advisor (Wiley, 2015), and Quantitative Momentum (Wiley, 2016). After serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Wes earned...

Episode #124: Howard Marks, “It’s Not What You Buy, It’s What You Pay for It That Determines Whether Something Is a Good Investment”

Episode #124: “It’s Not What You Buy, It’s What You Pay for It That Determines Whether Something Is a Good Investment”             Guest: Howard Marks. Howard is the founder and co-chairman of Oaktree Capital. Since the formation of Oaktree in 1995, Howard has been responsible for ensuring the firm's adherence to its core investment philosophy; communicating closely with clients concerning products...

Why I’m Investing Most of my Money in Just One Fund

Not too long ago, Financial Times published an article with some alarming takeaways… Half of the 15,000 mutual funds in the US are run by portfolio managers who don’t invest any personal monies into their products. We often say that there is a good reason for this – these mutual fund managers are smart! I’d guess they realize that their own...