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Sloane Ortel and Ashby Monk explore what’s keeping the world from investing in progress and get real answers from people in the know. We take questions from our listeners and tell above-average jokes too. sloane.substack.com

Sloane Ortel and Ashby Monk explore what’s keeping the world from investing in progress and get real answers from people in the know. We take questions from our listeners and tell above-average jokes too. sloane.substack.com
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Sloane Ortel and Ashby Monk explore what’s keeping the world from investing in progress and get real answers from people in the know. We take questions from our listeners and tell above-average jokes too. sloane.substack.com

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@sloaneortel

Language:

English


Episodes

Rethinking Risk with Rick Bookstaber

9/10/2019
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If financial risk doesn’t confuse you, you’re not paying attention. That’s advisable. Market minutia gets treated like breaking news around the world, and people listen even though it’s “a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, s… Read More Get on the email list at sloane.substack.com

Duration:00:34:28

Like, What Is A Strategy?

9/4/2019
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The work world is reawakening this week. Senior folks are back from vacation, summer is unofficially over, and the subtle angst of annual goal-setting is suddenly echoing in the streets. Why? Almost everyone who makes investment decisions… Read More Get on the email list at sloane.substack.com

Duration:00:40:53

Is There More to Life Than Creating Shareholder Value?

8/31/2019
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Yes. There is more to life than maximizing shareholder value. This probably doesn’t come as news to many of the human people who form the bulk of Free Money’s listener base. But corporations are people too, and the Business Roundtable re… Read More Get on the email list at sloane.substack.com

Duration:00:41:37

Race, Gender, Fees, And Costs

8/17/2019
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The only conversation topics that make investment managers squirm more than race and gender are fees and costs. So if you’re one of them, this is your trigger warning. Ashby and I began the latest episode of Free Money by discussing th… Read More Get on the email list at sloane.substack.com

Duration:00:48:16

The Resplendent Response to Crisis

8/7/2019
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I’ve never met someone who thought fixing the financial system was a bad idea. It’s a nice consensus, but there’s cacophony underneath it. Think about how a dozen people would complete this sentence: the financial system is broken because… Read More Get on the email list at sloane.substack.com

Duration:00:37:27

Individually Brilliant, Collectively Stupid (Free Money II)

7/29/2019
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This episode of the Free Money podcast takes the world of pension and sovereign fund finance from dull to dazzling. We discuss the Department of Justice’s investigation into big technology platforms, Elizabeth Warren’s proposed Stop Wall … Read More Get on the email list at sloane.substack.com

Duration:00:39:03

Free Money

7/23/2019
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The world’s investment capital is remarkably inhibited. Think about it. Who does society charge with taking financial risk? White men in grey suits with blue shirts. And how are they evaluated? By the degree to which they look like their … Read More Get on the email list at sloane.substack.com

Duration:00:37:13