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Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz looks at the people and ideas that shape markets, investing and business.

Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz looks at the people and ideas that shape markets, investing and business.
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Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz looks at the people and ideas that shape markets, investing and business.

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@ritholtz

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Ron Williams Discusses the Health-Care Business

8/23/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Ron Williams, the former chairman and chief executive officer of insurance giant Aetna Inc. Williams is a current member of the Peterson Center on Healthcare Advisory Board and the RAND Health Advisory Board, and has served on President Barack Obama's Management Advisory Board and as chairman of the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare. He is currently chairman and CEO of RW2 Enterprises.

Duration:00:49:12

Josh Wolfe Discusses Innovative Investments (Podcast)

8/16/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Josh Wolfe, co-founder and managing partner at Lux Capital and a director at Shapeways, Strateos, Lux Research, Kallyope, CTRL-labs and Variant. He is also a founding investor and board member with Bill Gates at Kymeta, which makes cutting-edge antennas for high-speed global satellite and space communications. A Westinghouse semi-finalist and a published scientist, Wolfe previously worked in investment banking at Salomon Smith Barney and...

Duration:01:21:28

Danny Blanchflower Discusses Labor Economics (Podcast)

8/9/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Danny Blanchflower, a professor of economics at Dartmouth College and a former member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee. His book "Not Working: Where Have All The Good Jobs Gone?" was published by Princeton University Press in June.

Duration:01:14:32

Rajiv Jain Discusses Portfolio Management

8/2/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Rajiv Jain, chairman and chief investment officer at GQG Partners, which has $24 billion in assets under management. In 2012, Jain was named Morningstar’s International Manager of the Year. He previously served as co-chief executive officer, CIO and head of equities at Vontobel Asset Management.

Duration:01:06:10

Nathan Sheets Discusses Fixed Income (Podcast)

7/26/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Nathan Sheets, who is chief economist and head of global macroeconomic research at PGIM Fixed Income, one of the the largest global fixed-income managers. Prior to joining PGIM, Sheets held positions with the U.S. Treasury, Citigroup and the Federal Reserve. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Brigham Young University and his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (This was recorded earlier in the year before...

Duration:01:11:18

Allison Schrager Discusses Monetary Policy

7/19/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Allison Schrager, an economist, writer and co-founder of the risk advisory firm Lifecycle Finance Partners LLC. Her book "An Economist Walks into a Brothel: And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk" was published in April. Schrager is a reporter at Quartz and has been a regular contributor to The Economist, Reuters and Bloomberg Businessweek. She has a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.

Duration:01:12:47

Scott Kupor Discusses Technology Startups

7/12/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Scott Kupor. Kupor is the managing partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he is responsible for all operational aspects of running the firm. He has been with the firm since its inception in 2009 and has overseen its rapid growth, from three employees to 150+ and from $300 million in assets under management to more than $10 billion. Kupor served as Chairman of the Board of the National Venture Capital Association (2017-2018). He is the...

Duration:01:13:45

Tim Hockey and Tom Nally Discuss Robo Advisors

7/10/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Tim Hockey and Tom Nally Tim Hockey is CEO and President of TD Ameritrade, a company that serves individual investors and independent RIAs (total client assets $1.3 trillion, as of June 30) Tom Nally is President of TD Ameritrade Institutional, which provides custody and brokerage services to more than 7,000 independent RIAs. (roughly $650 Bln under custody) TD hosts Elite LINC each year, a more intimate conference for executives...

Duration:01:03:24

John Authers, Christine Harper Discuss ‘Capital Ideas’

7/4/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz is joined by Bloomberg senior editor John Authers and Bloomberg Markets editor-in-chief Christine Harper to discuss “Capital Ideas: The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street.” Peter Bernstein’s classic account of how a group of academics transformed Wall Street with bold new theories for managing risk is the first book in Bloomberg’s new book club. To join Bloomberg’s book club, email authersnotes@bloomberg.net or use #AuthersNotes on Twitter.

Duration:00:46:58

Andrew Ang Discusses Asset Management (Podcast)

6/28/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Andrew Ang, who leads BlackRock’s factor-based strategies group. Ang has published widely on equities, fixed income, asset and factor allocation, and alternative assets; his book “Asset Management: A Systematic Approach to Factor Investing” was published by Oxford University Press. Prior to joining BlackRock, Ang was chair of Columbia Business School’s finance and economics division; he earned his Ph.D. in finance and M.S. in statistics...

Duration:01:05:30

Chris Brightman Discusses the Investment Industry

6/21/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Chris Brightman, chief investment officer and partner at Research Affiliates. Brightman has three decades of investment management experience, including at The Investment Fund for Foundations (TIFF), the Virginia Retirement System, the University of Virginia Investment Management Company, and Strategic Investment Group, among others. Brightman is also a member of CFA Institute and CFA Society Orange County.

Duration:00:52:44

Jon Stein Discusses Fintech and Robo-Advisers

6/14/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Jon Stein, founder and chief executive officer of Betterment, the U.S.'s largest independent online financial adviser. Prior to founding the firm, which has over $16 billion in assets under management, Stein spent years as a Wall Street consultant. He studied economics at Harvard University and finance at Columbia Business School, and is a CFA charterholder.

Duration:00:48:23

Sharon French Discusses Smart Beta ETFs

6/7/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews AIG’s Sharon French, who will soon take the reins at the company’s life and retirement funds business, which manages more than $85 billion in assets. French is also president and member of the Global Governance Committee for Women in ETFs and a member of the Investment Company Institute’s ETF governance committee.

Duration:01:22:09

Scott Galloway Discusses the Algebra of Happiness

5/31/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Scott Galloway, a professor of marketing at the NYU Stern School of Business and author of "The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google." Galloway is also the founder of several firms, including the business intelligence company L2 and the global brand-strategy consultancy Prophet. His latest book is "The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love and Meaning."

Duration:01:14:08

Thomas Lin Discusses Deep Science (Podcast)

5/24/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Thomas Lin, founding editor of the award-winning Quanta Magazine, which specializes in science and mathematics coverage. Lin is the editor of two books: "Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire: The Biggest Ideas in Science From Quanta" and "The Prime Number Conspiracy: The Biggest Ideas in Math From Quanta." Before joining Quanta, Lin was a digital editor at The New York Times; he has also worked as a mechanical engineer and teacher.

Duration:00:57:19

Bloomberg and Wondery Present: The Shrink Next Door

5/24/2019
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Marty Markowitz had his share of problems. His parents had recently died. He had troubles at work. A failing relationship. He needed someone to help him through this rough patch in his life. So he decided to get some professional help from a psychiatrist. What he did not count on, was what happened in his life over the next twenty-nine years. This is a story about power, control, and turning to the wrong person for help. Listen now at bloomberg.com/shrinknextdoor

Duration:00:11:35

Dave Goetsch Discusses Media and Money

5/16/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews the veteran TV producer and writer Dave Goetsch, best known for his work on the Emmy-nominated sitcom “The Big Bang Theory.” Goetsch started as a staff writer at “3rd Rock From The Sun” before rising to become executive producer; he has also written and produced numerous pilots for CBS, ABC, Fox and Showtime.

Duration:01:11:36

Don Felder Discusses the Business of Rock and Roll

5/9/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews legendary guitarist Don Felder, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee best known as a member of The Eagles. Although Felder spent many years with the classic band, selling over 150 million albums worldwide, he is most proud of his ongoing charity work for the likes of the Starkey Hearing Foundation and the Ruck’N’Roll Charity Ball in Hong Kong. His latest album is “American Rock ’N’ Roll.”

Duration:01:03:54

Ivy Zelman Discusses Real Estate

5/3/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Ivy Zelman, who in 2007 founded Zelman & Associates LLC, the leading research and investment firm dedicated to the housing market and related sectors. She currently serves as chief executive officer and principal. Prior to that, she served at Crédit Suisse First Boston Inc. and Salomon Brothers Inc.

Duration:01:06:12

Luis Maizel Discusses Diversity in Finance

4/26/2019
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Luis Maizel, co-founder and senior managing director at LM Capital Group. Maizel has been investing in the global fixed-income markets since 1984. His experience includes serving as vice president of finance for Grupoventas S.A., faculty member at Harvard Business School, and president of Industrial Kuick S.A. Maizel was born and raised in Mexico City.

Duration:01:03:48