Released August 3rd, 2021
Karen Karniol-Tambour - All Things Macro
Karen Karniol-Tambour is the Co-CIO for Sustainability at Bridgewater Associates. We cover a variety of the most important themes in the market today, how each of them has become more important for investors, and what today's 60/40 portfolio might look like.
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Jesse Livermore - Upside Down Markets
The pseudonymous Jesse Livermore is one of the most respected names on financial Twitter and a research partner at OSAM. We discuss upside down markets, fiscal policy, and how the stock market can be near all-time highs in terrible economic times.
Katherine Collins - Impact and ESG Investing
Katherine Collins is the head of sustainable investing at Putnam Investments. We cover the ins and outs of ESG and impact investing, some interesting datasets, and diversity within companies.
Daniel Kahneman: Putting Your Intuition on Ice
A fascinating conversation about how to overcome the cognitive biases that cripple our thinking and decision-making processes.
Viktor Shvets on Inflation and How Crypto Could Cause the Next Financial Crisis
A thought-provoking discussion on today’s (May '21) macro landscape, covering disinflationary trends and systemic risks.
Benn Eifert Explains How Retail Trading is Rocking Markets like Never Before
A concise summary of the rise in retail trading volumes (particularly in derivatives) and its implications for broader markets.
Bridgewater’s Macro Approach to Sustainable Investing
An explanation of how Bridgewater systematically incorporates sustainability and impact considerations into its investment process.
Thinking About Macro
Howard Marks’ 2021 memo on inflation, interest rates, asset prices, and the value of forecasting in an increasingly macro sensitive market.
The All Weather Story
The story of how Bridgewater created the famous ‘all-weather’ strategy, which would go on to define the risk-parity approach to investing.
The Ultimate Guide to Inflation
A comprehensive primer from Lyn Alden on different types of inflation, how it is measured, and its impact. Rich in data and insights.
The Big Choices for Oil and Gas in Navigating the Energy Transition
An insightful breakdown of how oil and gas companies can evolve amidst an energy transition and the growing push towards sustainability.
The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis on how the friendship between Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky provided breakthroughs in the field of behavioral economics.
Principles: Life and Work
Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio shares a collection of governing principles that guide his approach to life, management, and decision-making.
Expected Returns: An Investor’s Guide to Harvesting Market Rewards
A systematic exploration of portfolio construction strategies and detailed analysis of various asset classes and their fundamental drivers.