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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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Episodes

Barbara Kahn Discusses the Retail Revolution (Podcast)

10/17/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Barbara E. Kahn, author of 2018’s “The Shopping Revolution: How Successful Retailers Win Customers in an Era of Endless Disruption.” Kahn is a professor of marketing at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and has served two terms as the director of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center.

Duration:01:07:45

Rex Sorgatz Discusses the Mechanics of Misinformation (Podcast)

10/11/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Rex Sorgatz, the author of 2018’s “The Encyclopedia of Misinformation: A Compendium of Imitations, Spoofs, Delusions, Simulations, Counterfeits, Impostors, Illusions, Confabulations, Skullduggery, Frauds, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, Hoaxes, Flimflam, Pranks, Hornswoggle, Conspiracies & Miscellaneous Fakery.” His reflections on the intersection of media, technology and culture have appeared in New York and Wired magazines, among others.

Duration:01:23:06

Howard Marks Discusses the Interest-Rates Machine

10/4/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Howard Marks, the CFA and co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, in his third appearance on Masters in Business. An author as well as an investor, Marks most recently wrote “Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side,” which was released this month. He also wrote 2011’s “The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor.”

Duration:01:13:26

Peter Conti-Brown Discusses U.S. Financial History (Podcast)

9/26/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Peter Conti-Brown, a financial historian and legal scholar at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Conti-Brown studies central banking, financial regulation and public finance, with a particular focus on the history and policies of the U.S. Federal Reserve System. He is the author of “The Power and Independence of the Federal Reserve.”

Duration:01:18:35

David Hunt Discusses Rates after the Financial Crisis (Podcast)

9/20/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews David Hunt, president and chief executive officer of Prudential Financial Inc.'s global investment management business, PGIM. Hunt oversees all aspects of PGIM's businesses, including its fixed income, real estate, equity, and mutual fund units, and is on the operating council of Prudential Financial Inc.'s U.S. businesses. Hunt was previously at McKinsey & Company for 22 years, advising financial executives worldwide. Hunt has a...

Duration:01:10:26

David Nadig Discusses the Future of ETFs (Podcast)

9/14/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews ETF expert Dave Nadig, who is managing director of ETF.com and former director of ETFs at FactSet Research Systems. Nadig helped design some of the first ETFs as managing director at BGI, and as co-founder of Cerulli Associates, he conducted some of the earliest research on fee-only financial advisers and the rise of indexing.

Duration:01:11:21

David Nadig Discusses the Future of ETFs (Podcast)

9/14/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews ETF expert Dave Nadig, who is managing director of ETF.com and former director of ETFs at FactSet Research Systems. Nadig helped design some of the first ETFs as managing director at BGI, and as co-founder of Cerulli Associates, he conducted some of the earliest research on fee-only financial advisers and the rise of indexing.

Duration:01:10:21

Al Guido Discusses the Sports Industry Business Model (Podcast)

9/7/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews San Francisco 49ers President Al Guido, who oversees all key business initiatives for the team and previously served as its chief operating officer. He is also the CEO and co-managing partner of Elevate Sports Ventures, which works to bring comprehensive business solutions to the sports and entertainment industry.

Duration:00:42:15

Eldon Scott of UrbanSpace on Modernizing the Communal Food Hall

8/29/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Eldon Scott, president of UrbanSpace, a company specializing in creating artisan food halls and holiday gift venues. UrbanSpace was founded in 1972 in the U.K., where it developed more than 50 sites. The New York arm was established in 1993, and has flourished by creating food halls and gift fairs in locations such as Times Square, Madison Square and Columbus Circle. The firm is in the early stages of U.S expansion, looking at Chicago and...

Duration:00:53:37

William Janeway on What's Needed for the Innovation Economy

8/23/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews the venture capitalist and economist William Janeway. Janeway discusses how much of America’s innovative technologies began with a helping hand from the U.S. government. Transistors, ARPAnet (the predecessor to the internet), semiconductors, cellular technology, microwaves, even stealth technology, got their start as government research projects. An updated edition of his book, "Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Reconfiguring...

Duration:01:27:17

Coming Soon: Barry Ritholtz on Trillions

8/20/2018
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After doing more than 200 Masters in Business interviews, Barry Ritholtz finally ends up in the hot seat and will join Joel Weber and Eric Balchunas on Bloomberg’s Trillions podcast. In a lengthy interview, Ritholtz shares his views on tariffs, the state of the economy, politics, exchange-traded funds and whether financial advisers are even needed. Look for the episode on Aug. 23, but in the meantime here’s an excerpt to digest while you wait.

Duration:00:05:33

Richard Sylla on the Lowest Interest Rates in Recorded History

8/16/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Richard Sylla, professor emeritus of economics at New York University's Stern School of Business. Sylla is the author or co-author of several books, including “A History of Interest Rates.” He notes that rates in recent years are “the lowest in history, from the Code of Hammurabi to Babylon Civilization, Greek and Roman Civilization, the Middle Ages, Renaissance, right up until the present.”

Duration:01:06:37

Leon Cooperman on Finding the Overlooked Investment

8/10/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews hedge-fund manager Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors about the thrill of finding an attractive investment everyone else has overlooked. Cooperman, 75, is converting his fund into a family office before the end of this year. He is also a billionaire philanthropist, and a member to Warren Buffett’s and Bill Gates’ Giving Pledge. He has committed to donating his fortune to charity during his lifetime. This is a Bloomberg Opinion podcast. To...

Duration:01:09:35

Torsten Slok Discusses the Complexity of Global Economics

8/1/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Torsten Slok, chief international economist and managing director at Deutsche Bank. Slok’s economics team has been top-ranked by Institutional Investor in fixed income and equities for the past five years. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Slok worked at the OECD in Paris and at the IMF in Washington, and studied in Copenhagen and Princeton. He has published numerous articles on economics and policy analysis, including in the Journal of...

Duration:01:08:27

Robert Arnott Discusses the Process Behind Research Affiliates

7/26/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Robert Arnott, founder and chairman of Research Affiliates, a subadviser to PIMCO that specializes in innovative asset allocation and alternative indexation products. Prior to establishing the firm in 2002, he served as chairman of First Quadrant, president of TSA Capital Management (now part of Analytic Investors), and vice president at The Boston Company. Arnott has also published more than 100 articles in journals such as the Journal...

Duration:01:15:35

John Carreyrou on Breaking Open the Theranos Scandal

7/19/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews John Carreyrou, the Pulitzer-winning investigative reporter who exposed wrongdoing at the much-hyped startup Theranos. Its founder was recently charged with "massive fraud" by the SEC. Carreyrou has been awarded the George Polk Award for Financial Reporting, the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, and the Barlett & Steele Award for Investigative Journalism. His new book is "Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in...

Duration:01:26:21

Dave Butler Discusses Finance and Basketball

7/13/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Dave Butler of Dimensional Fund Advisors about how athletes manage their wealth. Butler, a star college basketball player who was drafted by the Boston Celtics, went on to become Dimensional's co-CEO and head of global financial advisor services. He is also on the firm’s executive committee and has been involved with strategic vision and decision-making for many years.

Duration:01:11:35

Paul Vigna Discusses the Technology Behind Cryptocurrency

7/6/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Paul Vigna, a Wall Street Journal reporter who covers the cryptocurrency sector. His most recent book, co-authored with Michael J. Casey, is "The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything." He and Casey also co-authored 2015's "The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order."

Duration:01:35:23

Laurence Juber Discusses How to Copyright Harmony

7/3/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Grammy-winning guitarist Laurence Juber, whose playing fuses folk, jazz, blues, pop and classical styles. First internationally recognized as lead guitarist in Beatle Paul McCartney’s group Wings, Juber has released 25 solo albums.

Duration:01:22:06

Todd Harrison Discusses Biopharmaceutical Investments

6/28/2018
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Todd Harrison, a founding partner and chief investment officer at the hedge fund CB1 Capital, which focuses on cannabinoid-based solutions and biopharmaceutical applications and therapies. Prior to his work with CB1 Capital, Harrison spent almost three decades on Wall Street managing risk and researching financial market strategies. He was also the founder and CEO of Minyanville Media Inc., an Emmy-winning financial media company...

Duration:01:19:27