Barry Ritholtz looks at the people and ideas that shape markets, investing and business.
- Gerard O’Reilly on Academic Research and StocksBloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Gerard O’Reilly, who is co-chief executive officer and chief investment officer at Dimensional Fund Advisors, which has $650 billion in assets under management. O’Reilly is also a director at the firm. Prior to joining Dimensional in 2004, O’Reilly earned a Ph.D. in aeronautics from the California Institute of Technology.
- Boaz Weinstein on Credit InvestmentsBloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Boaz Weinstein, who is founder and chief investment officer of Saba Captal Management. Prior to launching Saba as an independent firm in 2009, Weinstein was co-head of global credit trading at Deutsche Bank, where he founded Saba Principal Strategies as a proprietary trading group in 1998. Weinstein first came to public notice as the fund manager on the other side of the derivatives trade from the London Whale, which ultimately cost JPMorgan Chase & Co. losses of at least $6.2 billion in 2012.
- Alex Gurevich on Global Macro Investing StrategiesBloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Alex Gurevich, the founder and chief investment officer of San Francisco-based global macro investment firm HonTe Advisors. Gurevich, who has more than 20 years of trading experience, formerly ran global macro at J.P. Morgan; he earned his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Chicago. His most recent book, "The Trades of March 2020: A Shield against Uncertainty," was published in paperback this year.
- Michael Lewis on His Journey to Wall StreetBloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with author Michael Lewis, whose books include “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt,” “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game,” “Liar’s Poker” and “The Fifth Risk.” He is also a Bloomberg Opinion columnist and hosts the podcast “Against the Rules.”
- Mark Jenkins on Leveraged Finance and Pension PlansBloomberg Opinion host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Mark Jenkins, who is head of global credit at the investment firm The Carlyle Group. Carlyle has more than $300 billion of assets under management; its global credit platform manages over $73 billion. Jenkins is also a managing director and member of Carlyle's leadership team. He previously worked at CPPIB, Barclays Capital and Goldman Sachs.