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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

Challenges of Forecasting in Business and Investing | Zillow‘s Retreat From iBuying

11/21/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) the challenges of forecasting, faced by businesses and investors alike; and (ii) thoughts on Zillow's retreat from ibuying. Enjoy the conversation! The primary purpose of this podcast is to educate and inform. The views, information, or opinions expressed by hosts or guests are their own. Neither this show, nor any of its content should be construed as investment advice or as a recommendation to buy or...

Duration:00:54:48

GE and the Deconglomeration Push | Kasparov Principle as Applied to Investing

11/14/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) the pending breakup of GE and whether it signifies the "end of conglomerates"; and (ii) the "Kasparov Principle" as applied to investing. Enjoy the conversation! The primary purpose of this podcast is to educate and inform. The views, information, or opinions expressed by hosts or guests are their own. Neither this show, nor any of its content should be construed as investment advice or as a...

Duration:00:53:21

Game Theory Dynamics in Consolidating Industries | Companies with Internal Investment Function

11/7/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) game theory in consolidating industries, and how it fits into investment strategy; and (ii) companies with an internal investment function, and whether more companies should pursue it. Enjoy the conversation! The primary purpose of this podcast is to educate and inform. The views, information, or opinions expressed by hosts or guests are their own. Neither this show, nor any of its content should be...

Duration:00:53:06

Using Macro Data in the Investment Process | An Area Ripe for Great Investment Ideas

10/31/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Phil Ordway, Elliot Turner, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) using macro data in the investment process -- specifically, the one source of macro data Phil uses regularly; and (ii) an area ripe for interesting investment ideas: companies whose product or service is important to the customer but represents a small portion of the customer's total cost. Enjoy the conversation! The primary purpose of this podcast is to educate and inform. The views, information, or...

Duration:00:44:40

Positioning for Longevity in the Investment World | End of Decades-Long Bull Market in Bonds?

10/24/2021
In this episode, co-hosts Elliot Turner, Phil Ordway, and John Mihaljevic discuss (i) positioning for longevity in the investment world; and (ii) whether we are near the end of the decades-long bull market in bonds. 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....

Duration:00:55:40

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