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


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






Neil Dutta on Economic Research

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Neil Dutta, partner and head of economic research at Renaissance Macro Research. Dutta analyzes global trends and cross-market investment themes. He was previously a senior economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and an analyst at Barron’s. He has appeared on Bloomberg TV and CNBC as well as in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Associated Press and Bloomberg News for his insights on interest rates, inflation, the...


Steven Klinsky on Building Businesses

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Steven Klinsky, founder, CEO and managing director of New Mountain Capital, which has over $37 billion in assets under management. Prior to founding New Mountain Capital in 1999, Klinsky was co-founder of the leveraged buyout group at Goldman Sachs, where he helped execute over $3 billion of pioneering transactions for Goldman and its clients. Klinsky also previously served as general partner at Forstmann Little, helping to oversee seven...


Jennifer Grancio on Passive Index Funds and ETFs

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Jennifer Grancio, the chief executive officer of impact investment group Engine No. 1. Grancio has more than 25 years of experience scaling businesses across financial services; prior to joining Engine No. 1, she founded an advisory firm where she worked closely with CEOs to accelerate growth. She also served as a founding member of BlackRock’s iShares business, where she helped drive the development of the global ETF industry and iShares’...


John Mack on Life Lessons From Financial Crisis

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with the legendary John Mack, former chief executive officer and chairman of the board at Morgan Stanley. His memoir of his life and 34-year tenure at Morgan Stanley — “Up Close and All In: Life Lessons From a Wall Street Warrior” — was published in October. See for privacy information.


Introducing: Crash Course

Hosted by Bloomberg Opinion senior executive editor Tim O'Brien, Crash Course will bring listeners directly into the arenas where epic business and social upheavals occur. Every week, Crash Course will explore the lessons to be learned when creativity and ambition collide with competition and power -- on Wall Street and Main Street, and in Hollywood and Washington. See for privacy information.


Charlie Ellis on the Rules of Investing

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with investing legend Charlie Ellis, who is the founder and former managing partner of Greenwich Associates. In addition to advising institutional investors, foundations and government organizations in more than 130 markets, Ellis has taught courses at Yale and Harvard and has written several books, including “Winning the Loser’s Game: Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing,” which is now in its eighth edition. See for...


Robert Koenigsberger on Emerging Markets

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Robert Koenigsberger, the managing partner and chief investment officer of Gramercy. A dedicated emerging markets investment manager, Gramercy — which Koenigsberger founded in 1998 — now has more than $5 billion dollars in assets under management. See for privacy information.


Kathleen McCarthy on Real Estate Investments

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Kathleen McCarthy, the global co-head of Blackstone Real Estate. The largest owner of commercial real estate globally, Blackstone Real Estate has a $565 billion portfolio and $319 billion in investor capital under management. McCarthy previously served as Blackstone Real Estate's global chief operating officer; before joining Blackstone in 2010, she worked at Goldman Sachs. See for privacy information.


Luis Berruga on ETF Investments

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Luis Berruga, the chief executive officer at Global X ETFs. Before joining Global X, which has $42 billion in assets under management, Berruga was an investment banker at Jefferies. See for privacy information.


Boaz Weinstein on Investors' Unknown Risk

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Boaz Weinstein, the chief investment officer of Saba Capital Management LP, which Weinstein founded in 2009 as a lift-out of Saba Principal Strategies. Prior to founding Saba, Boaz Weinstein was co-head of global credit trading at Deutsche Bank, where he oversaw approximately 650 professionals. See for privacy information.


Marcus Shaw on Diversity in Wall Street and Finance

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Marcus Shaw, the chief executive officer and president of of AltFinance, a $90 million initiative to encourage students at historically Black colleges and universities to pursue careers in the alternative investment industry. Prior to joining AltFinance, Shaw founded Montgomery TechLab, an organization to support inclusive economic growth in Montgomery, Alabama, and was CEO of The Company Lab (CO.LAB) in Chattanooga, Tennessee; he has also...


Dave Nadig on Exchange-Traded Funds

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with ETF industry pioneer Dave Nadig, who currently serves as financial futurist at the data, analytics and thought-leadership firm VettaFi. Nadig, who has more than 25 years of experience in the field — including as managing editor at — co-authored a definitive book on ETFs, “A Comprehensive Guide To Exchange-Traded Funds,” for the CFA Institute. See for privacy information.


Edward Chancellor on the Real Story of Interest

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Edward Chancellor, who is a well-known financial historian, author, journalist and investment strategist. His most recent book, "The Price of Time: The Real Story of Interest," has been longlisted for the FT Business Book of the Year. He is also the author of the New York Times notable book "Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation," which has been translated into more than a dozen languages, and is a recipient of the George...


Siegel and Schwartz on Stocks for the Long Run

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with acclaimed Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel and Jeremy Schwartz, who is global chief investment officer at WisdomTree. Prior to joining WisdomTree, Schwartz was Siegel's head research assistant and helped with the research and writing of his classic book "Stocks for the Long Run," as well as "The Future for Investors." See for privacy information.


Marta Norton on Direct Indexing and Investments

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Marta Norton, CFA, who is an investment manager with Morningstar Investment Management. Norton’s responsibilities include equity, alternative and fixed income research, asset allocation and portfolio management. Before joining Morningstar in 2005, Norton was an economist with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and a research analyst at LECG LLC.Atika Valbrun See for privacy information.


Thomas Rampulla on Vanguard's Mission

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Thomas Rampulla, managing director of Vanguard's Financial Advisor Services division. which provides investments, services, education and research to more than 1,000 financial advisory firms representing more than $3 trillion in assets. Rampulla has held a variety of management positions at Vanguard since he joined in 1988. He holds a bachelor's degree from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from Drexel University. He...


Michael Levy on Real Estate Finance

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Michael Levy, who is chief executive officer at the real estate investment and development firm Crow Holdings. Previously, he worked in real estate finance and investment management at Morgan Stanley. Levy is currently a member of the Real Estate Roundtable, the Advisory Board at the Institute for Real Estate Operating Companies, and the Policy Advisory Board at the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of...


David McRaney on the Science Behind Persuasion

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with science journalist David McRaney, who investigates the psychology of reasoning, decision-making and judgment on his blog "You Are Not So Smart." The blog, which he launched in 2009, spawned a bestselling book, now available in 17 languages, as well as a podcast. McRaney's most recent book, "How Minds Change: The Surprising Science of Belief, Opinion, and Persuasion," came out this year. See for privacy information.


Steve Case on Startup Entrepreneurship

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with entrepreneur and investor Steve Case, who came to prominence as a co-founder of America Online and has spent the last 15 years with Washington-based investment firm Revolution. In addition to serving as chairman and chief executive officer at Revolution, Case is a partner at Revolution Growth, which has invested nearly $1 billion in growth-stage companies. He is also the author of the New York Times bestselling book “The Third Wave: An...


Albert Wenger on Global Venture Capital Firms

Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Albert Wenger, who is a managing partner at Union Square Ventures. Before joining USV, Wenger was the president of as well as an angel investor; he also founded or co-founded several companies. He holds a Ph.D. in information technology from MIT. See for privacy information.