Dearth, Wind, & Fire
Listen now (45 min) | California dreams are becoming nightmares. The state - known for perfect weather and picturesque everything - continues to be on …
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Misogyny and Maple Syrup
Listen now (40 min) | Does misogyny cost money? Yes, but not enough. Ken Fisher - who runs the eponymous Fisher Investments - has a long history of ina…
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How to Hedge against the Heterosexual Ideology
Listen now (34 min) | Capital markets are an inherently queer place. Securities produce financial returns by manifesting intrinsic value. Or as some mi…
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Pascal's Wager and the Religion of Climate Change
Listen now (40 min) | Fox News host David Webb accused American Liberals of “turning climate change into their religion” last week. An interesting thou…
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Rethinking Risk with Rick Bookstaber
Listen now (34 min) | If financial risk doesn’t confuse you, you’re not paying attention. That’s advisable. Market minutia gets treated like breaking n…
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Like, What Is A Strategy?
Listen now (40 min) | The work world is reawakening this week. Senior folks are back from vacation, summer is unofficially over, and the subtle angst o…
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Is There More to Life Than Creating Shareholder Value?
Listen now (41 min) | Yes. There is more to life than maximizing shareholder value. This probably doesn’t come as news to many of the human people who …
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Race, Gender, Fees, And Costs
Listen now (48 min) | The only conversation topics that make investment managers squirm more than race and gender are fees and costs. So if you’re one …
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The Resplendent Response to Crisis
Listen now (37 min) | I’ve never met someone who thought fixing the financial system was a bad idea. It’s a nice consensus, but there’s cacophony under…
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Individually Brilliant, Collectively Stupid (Free Money II)
Listen now (39 min) | This episode of the Free Money podcast takes the world of pension and sovereign fund finance from dull to dazzling. We discuss th…
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Free Money
Listen now (37 min) | The world’s investment capital is remarkably inhibited. Think about it. Who does society charge with taking financial risk? White…
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It’s ten years since the last economic crisis, and the girl scouts are suing the boy scouts.The former is re-branding as just “scouts” and reorganizing…
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