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This Week in Intelligent Investing examines timely and timeless investment topics to help you become a better investor. Enjoy authentic, unscripted discussion, featuring Chris Bloomstran of Semper Augustus Investments Group, Phil Ordway of Anabatic Investment Partners, Elliot Turner of RGA Investment Advisors, and other thought-leading investors. The podcast is to you exclusively by MOI Global, the research-driven membership organization of intelligent investors. Your host is John Mihaljevic, Chairman of MOI Global.

This Week in Intelligent Investing examines timely and timeless investment topics to help you become a better investor. Enjoy authentic, unscripted discussion, featuring Chris Bloomstran of Semper Augustus Investments Group, Phil Ordway of Anabatic Investment Partners, Elliot Turner of RGA Investment Advisors, and other thought-leading investors. The podcast is to you exclusively by MOI Global, the research-driven membership organization of intelligent investors. Your host is John Mihaljevic, Chairman of MOI Global.

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This Week in Intelligent Investing examines timely and timeless investment topics to help you become a better investor. Enjoy authentic, unscripted discussion, featuring Chris Bloomstran of Semper Augustus Investments Group, Phil Ordway of Anabatic Investment Partners, Elliot Turner of RGA Investment Advisors, and other thought-leading investors. The podcast is to you exclusively by MOI Global, the research-driven membership organization of intelligent investors. Your host is John Mihaljevic, Chairman of MOI Global.

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English

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+14156445240


Episodes

David Spiegelhalter on Risk and the Use (and Misuse) of Statistics | Suprising Market Internals

10/16/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) an interview with Sir David Spiegelhalter on risk and the use (and misuse) of statistics, published in the Financial Times on April 16, 2021; and (ii) a table from Morgan Stanley, showing that more than 90% of stocks have declined more than 10% from their YTD highs (>30% for Nasdaq and Russell 2000 stocks) even as the market indices remain only a few percentage points off their highs. Enjoy the...

Duration:00:50:33

Duration, Terminal Value, and FOMO | Great Investing Texts to Re-Read Often

10/10/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) duration, terminal value, and the "fear of mission out"; and (ii) investing articles and texts that belong in every investor's "re-read" folder. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a reasonable price investment strategy seeking out global...

Duration:00:51:05

Special: How the World‘s Greatest Investors Win, with William Green and Phil Ordway

10/2/2021
In this special episode, co-host Phil Ordway speaks with William Green about the book, "Richer, Wiser, Happier: How the World's Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life". Enjoy the conversation! About the Participants: Philip Ordway is Managing Principal and Portfolio Manager of Anabatic Fund, L.P. Previously, Philip was a partner at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners (CFIP). At CFIP, which he joined in 2007, Philip was responsible for investments across the capital structure in...

Duration:01:03:24

Confidence vs. Overconfidence | Idea Generation and Getting to ”No” Quickly

9/27/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) confidence vs. overconfidence; and (ii) idea generation, or how to get to "no" quickly in the investment process. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a reasonable price investment strategy seeking out global opportunities. Elliot focuses on...

Duration:01:01:37

Investment Implications of Labor Shortages | Don‘t Miss the Big Ideas in Investing

9/18/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) the prevalence of labor shortages in the US and their potential investment implications; and (ii) the tendency of investors to miss the "big ideas" due to a focus on financial valuation rather than qualitative insight. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low...

Duration:00:55:58

Why All News Seems to Be Good News | Sound Underwriting vs. Position Management

9/12/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) why all news seems to be good news in securities markets, and whether market cycles have actually been dampened or truncated or if that is an exaggeration; and (ii) the distinction between sound underwriting and position management, as illustrated by Elliot's example of Kambi Group. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment...

Duration:00:56:35

Season One Wrap: Highlighting Favorite Episodes | A Glimpse of What's to Come

7/18/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic wrap up Season One of This Week in Intelligent Investing. They highlight some of their favorite episodes and provide a glimpse of what's to come in Season Two. The podcast takes a summer break through Labor Day. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a...

Duration:00:32:45

Scarcity vs. Abundance, and the Curation Unlock | Firestone's Law of Forecasting

7/3/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) scarcity vs. abundance, and curation as the next big unlock; and (ii) "Firestone's Law of Forecasting" and the importance of avoiding zeros. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a reasonable price investment strategy seeking out global...

Duration:01:05:20

Daniel Kahneman's "Noise" | Is Customer Acquisition Cost the New Rent?

6/26/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) the idea of a noise audit in the investment process and Daniel Kahneman's new book, "Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment"; and (ii) whether customer acquisition cost (CAC) should be considered the new rent. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a...

Duration:01:09:58

On Being an Emerging Manager: Experiences, Lessons Learned, Success Factors

6/12/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss what it's like to be an emerging manager. Elliot and Phil share their experiences, lessons learned, and success factors. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a reasonable price investment strategy seeking out global opportunities. Elliot focuses...

Duration:01:57:35

Aggregation of Marginal Gains | A Study of Lifetime Value Creation

6/5/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) the concept of "aggregation of marginal gains" and related examples; and (ii) an academic study of lifetime value creation in the stock market. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a reasonable price investment strategy seeking out global...

Duration:01:06:08

The Big Ideas of Investing | The Sale of Nuance: A Case Study in Incentives

5/29/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) the "big ideas" of investing, i.e., what could be said about intelligent investing on a single piece of paper; and (ii) the sale of Nuance to Microsoft as a case study in management incentives. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a reasonable...

Duration:01:07:56

The Market's Obsession With What's Next | Investing in the Unknown and Unknowable

5/22/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) the market's focus on the next imminent thing, both in terms of companies and broader sectors, and what it means for positioning; and (ii) Richard Zeckhauser's paper on risk, Investing in the Unknown and Unknowable. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover,...

Duration:01:10:53

Persistence of Market Cap Leaders Over Time | Inflation: Transitory or Not?

5/15/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) the largest companies by market cap in 1999 vs. 2021; and (ii) whether the current bout of inflation is transitory or not. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a reasonable price investment strategy seeking out global opportunities. Elliot...

Duration:01:01:58

A Milestone in Corporate Access | Knightian Uncertainty | Top 20 Market Caps

5/8/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) Twitter CFO Ned Segal joining Elliot's recent Twitter Spaces discussion, creating a potential template for other public companies and taking a step toward democratizing corporate access; and (ii) Knightian uncertainty, and (iii) Buffett's table of the top 20 companies by market cap in 1989 vs. 2021. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at...

Duration:01:02:15

The Distinctiveness and Future of Berkshire Hathaway | Uncertainty and Risk in Investing

5/1/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) the incredible long-term success story, the distinctiveness, and the future of Berkshire Hathaway; and (ii) the important distinction between uncertainty and risk in investing. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Elliot Turner is a co-founder and Managing Partner, CIO at RGA Investment Advisors, LLC. RGA Investment Advisors runs a long-term, low turnover, growth at a reasonable price investment...

Duration:00:59:42

Emerging vs. Established Quality | Highest-Returning Stocks of the Past Decade

4/24/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) emerging quality in contrast to established quality, and (ii) the highest-returning stocks of the past decade or two. Enjoy the conversation! About the Co-Hosts: Philip Ordway is Managing Principal and Portfolio Manager of Anabatic Fund, L.P. Previously, Philip was a partner at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners (CFIP). At CFIP, which he joined in 2007, Philip was responsible for investments...

Duration:01:00:35

Commonalities of All-Time Great Investments | Being Polarizing as a Sign of Strength

4/18/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway and Elliot Turner lead discussions of (i) the commonalities between the best investments of all time and (ii) being polarizing as a sign and source of strength. John Mihaljevic joins the session. Enjoy the discussion! About the Co-Hosts: Philip Ordway is Managing Principal and Portfolio Manager of Anabatic Fund, L.P. Previously, Philip was a partner at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners (CFIP). At CFIP, which he joined in 2007, Philip was...

Duration:01:10:33

The Art of Short Selling | Reflecting on a Survey of Market Tail Risks

4/12/2021
In this episode, John Mihaljevic co-hosts a discussion of (1) short selling and how it differs from the long investing mindset, led by Elliot Turner; and (2) a survey of market tail risk fears, led by Phil Ordway. Enjoy the discussion! The content of this podcast is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security in any jurisdiction. The content is distributed for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice or a recommendation to sell...

Duration:00:57:18

Special: Surviving 20+ Years, Stitch Fix Deep Dive, with Mario Cibelli and Elliot Turner

4/5/2021
In this special episode, Elliot sits down for a deep dive with Mario Cibelli, Founder and Portfolio Manager at Marathon Equity Partners. Mario recorded this episode on the 24th anniversary of the launch of his main fund, and in reflecting on that milestone, he shares his wisdom with "A Stock Picker's Guide for Surviving 20+ Years in the Business." Mario discusses his background and some historical investments before diving deep on Stitch Fix and the opportunity the company has in the...

Duration:01:20:57