Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz looks at the people and ideas that shape markets, investing and business.
March 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Jack Bogle, Founder of the Vanguard Group, Inc., and President of the Bogle Financial Markets Research Center. He created Vanguard in 1974 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until 1996 and Senior Chairman until 2000. This interview aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Mar 11 2016
August 4 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Daniel Kahneman, who is a professor emeritus of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University and a fellow of the Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This commentary aired on Bloomberg Radio.\u0010\u0010(Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.)
Aug 04 2016
Oct. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Aswath Damodaran. Damodaran is a professor of finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University. They discuss valuation, data and investing. This interview aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Oct 28 2016
Feb. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Howard Marks, co-founder and co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management. Marks is a member of the investment committees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Edmond J. Safra Foundation; a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum; chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Drawing School; and an emeritus trustee of the University of Pennsylvania (where from 2000 to 2010 he chaired the investment board). This commentary aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Feb 17 2017
Dec. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews financial journalist Michael Lewis, author of "Flash Boys," "The Big Short," "Moneyball," and, most recently, "The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds." Lewis holds a bachelor’s degree in art history from Princeton and a master’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics. He is also a columnist for Bloomberg View. This commentary aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Dec 09 2016
Nov. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Robert J. Shiller, Sterling Professor of Economics, Yale University, and Professor of Finance and Fellow at the International Center for Finance, Yale School of Management. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2013. They discuss Real Estate investments. This commentary aired on Bloomberg Radio.\u0010\u0010(Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.)
Nov 22 2014
June 13 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Professor Richard Thaler of University of Chicago Booth School, Thaler is the director of the Center for Decision Research, and is the co-director (with Robert Shiller} of the Behavioral Economics Project at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Thaler has written several books and published a number of articles in prominent journals such as the American Economics Review, his latest book is called Misbehaving. They discuss behavioral economics. This interview aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Jun 14 2015
Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Cliff Asness, the co-founder of AQR Capital Management and a financial analyst. They discuss quantitative approach to investing. This interview aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Feb 21 2015
July 19 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Howard Marks, Chairman of Oaktree Capital Group LLC. He had previously been chief investment officer at TCW and prior to that was an analyst in Citicorp. They discuss high-yield security. This interview aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Jul 19 2015
Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Ed Thorp, one of the most storied people in finance. A math professor at MIT and UC Ivine, Thorp figured out how to beat Las Vegas at blackjack and baccarat, created statistical arbitrage, and ran a hedge fund that not only beat the market by a wide margin, but never had a losing quarter. He is the author of several books, including "Beat the Dealer" and "Beat the Market"; his latest book is "A Man for All Markets." Thorp tells Ritholtz that the secret to beating the market is having an edge that's specific, definable and mathematical. If you don't, you should be in index funds instead. This interview aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Jul 14 2017
May 15 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Bill McNabb, CEO and Chairman of Vanguard. They discuss the world of investment management. This interview aired on Bloomberg Radio.
May 15 2015
Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Joel Greenblatt, co-chief investment officer and managing principal at Gotham Asset Management, LLC. He has also been a director of Pzena Investment Management Inc. since October 2007. An adjunct professor at Columbia Business School since 1996, he teaches classes on value and special situation investing. He is the author of “You Can Be A Stock Market Genius,” “The Little Book That Beats the Market,” “The Little Book That Still Beats the Market” and “The Big Secret for the Small Investor.”
Apr 20 2018
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews acclaimed journalist Michael Lewis, whose best-selling books include "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine," and "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game." After graduating from Princeton and the London School of Economics, Lewis worked on the bond desk at Salomon Brothers, an experience he recounted in his first book, "Liar's Poker." He went on to pen more than a dozen books and currently contributes to Bloomberg Opinion; his first podcast series, "Against the Rules," launched in April.
Apr 05 2019
Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. He serves on the boards of the following Andreessen Horowitz portfolio companies: Anki, Honor, Lytro, Mori, OpenGov, Samsara and TinyCo. He is also on the boards of Facebook, Hewlett-Packard and MODE Media. This interview aired on Bloomberg Radio.
May 19 2017
Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Ken Fisher, CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Fisher Investments, a multi-billion dollar independent money management firm. They discuss investments. This interview aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Nov 30 2015
Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Scott Galloway, professor of marketing at NYU's Stern School of Business and author of the recent New York Times bestseller "The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google." Galloway is also the founder of several companies, including the business intelligence firm L2, and is the creator of the Digital IQ Index, a global ranking of prestige brands' digital competence. He has also been named one of the World Economic Forum's "Global Leaders of Tomorrow." He received a bachelor's degree from UCLA and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.
Oct 27 2017
Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Jeremy Siegel, Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. They discuss microeconomics. This interview aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Oct 18 2015
August 12 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Michael Mauboussin, who is a managing director and head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse. He is also the author of three books, including "More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places." This commentary aired on Bloomberg Radio.\u0010\u0010(Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.)
Aug 12 2016
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 a Silicon Valley Startup."
Jul 19 2018
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Simon Hallett, who is co-chief investment officer at Harding Loevner, a firm that manages more than $72 billion in assets. Previously, Hallett was the director/investment manager at Jardine Fleming Investment Management in Hong Kong. He is also the chairman and majority owner of Plymouth Argyle Football Club in the U.K.
Jul 31 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with New York Times business investigations editor David Enrich, whose latest book is “Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction.” He is also the author of “The Spider Network: How a Math Genius and Gang of Scheming Bankers Pulled Off One of The Greatest Scams in History.”
Jul 24 2020
The killers of Berta Caceres had every reason to believe they’d get away with murder. More than 100 other environmental activists in Honduras had been killed in the previous five years, yet almost no one had been punished for the crimes. Bloomberg’s Blood River follows a four-year quest to find her killers – a twisting trail that leads into the country’s circles of power.
Blood River premieres on July 27.
Jul 21 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Sir Martin Ellis Franklin, the founder and CEO of Mariposa Capital LLC and chairman and controlling shareholder of Royal Oak Enterprises LLC. Franklin is also the founder and executive chairman of Element Solutions Inc. (previously known as Platform Specialty Products Corporation), a director of Restaurant Brands International Inc., and a director of APi Group Corporation. In addition, he was the youngest CEO of a corporation listed on the NYSE.
Jul 17 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Bill Miller, founder of Miller Value Partners. Miller serves as the firm's chairman and chief investment officer, and is also co-portfolio manager for opportunity equity and income strategy. Prior his work with Miller Value Partners, Bill and his partner, Ernie Kiehne, founded Legg Mason Capital Management and served as portfolio managers of the Legg Mason Capital Management Value Trust from its inception in 1982. Bill took over as sole manager in December 1990 and served in this role for the next 20 years.
Jul 10 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Robin King, chief executive officer of the Navy SEAL Foundation, which serves the Naval Special Warfare community and their families with specialized programs designed to improve health, build resiliency, preserve legacies, and empower and educate.
Jul 02 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Carson Group founder and CEO Ron Carson. Carson Group serves financial advisers and investors through its family of businesses including Carson Wealth (which has $12 billion in assets under management) and Carson Coaching (which has grown to be one of the leading adviser coaching programs in the U.S.). He is the author of several books, including "The Sustainable Edge: 15 Minutes a Week to a Richer Entrepreneurial Life."
Jun 26 2020
Adam Neumann had a vision: to make his startup WeWork a wildly successful company that would change the world. He convinced thousands of other people -- customers, employees, investors -- that he could make that dream a reality. And for a while, he did. He was one of the most successful startup founders in the world. But then, in the span of just a few months, everything changed.
Foundering is a new serialized podcast from the journalists at Bloomberg Technology. This season, we’ll tell you the story of WeWork, a company that captured the startup boom of the 2010s and also may be remembered as a spectacular bust that marked the end of an era.
Catch the first two episodes of Foundering, now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen.
Jun 26 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Jeremy Siegel, who is the Russell E. Palmer professor of finance at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and senior investment strategy adviser at WisdomTree Asset Management. His book "Stocks for the Long Run: The Definitive Guide to Financial Market Returns & Long-Term Investment Strategies" was named by The Washington Post as one of the 10 best investment books of all time. He is also the author of "The Future for Investors: Why the Tried and the True Triumph Over the Bold and the New."
Jun 19 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Luke Ellis, who is the chief executive officer of Man Group, the world’s largest listed hedge fund and a pioneer in the application of systematic trading since 1987. Man Group has five investment engines that manage more than $104 billion in a range of liquid and private markets. Ellis was previously a managing director at J.P. Morgan in London and global head of the firm’s equity derivatives and equity proprietary trading businesses.
Jun 12 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Jonathan Litt, who is the founder and chief investment officer of Land & Buildings. Litt founded Land & Buildings in the summer of 2008 and has built it into a prominent activist hedge fund in the real-estate space. He has more than 25 years of experience as a strategist and an investor in both public real-estate securities and direct property.
Jun 05 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with David Rosenberg, who is president, chief economist and strategist of Rosenberg Research & Associates Inc. From 2002 to 2009, he was chief North American economist at Merrill Lynch in New York, during which he was consistently ranked in the Institutional Investor All-Star analyst rankings.
May 29 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with author Michael Lewis, whose books include “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt,” “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game,” “Liar’s Poker” and “The Fifth Risk.” He is also a Bloomberg Opinion columnist, and hosts the podcast “Against the Rules.”
May 25 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Jonathan Taffer, an American entrepreneur and television personality. He is best known for creating the concept for NFL Sunday Ticket. He is also known as the host of the reality series “Bar Rescue” on the Paramount Network.
May 22 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Henry Cornell, founder and senior partner of Cornell Capital. Prior to founding the firm, Henry was the vice chairman and one of the original architects of the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs.
May 15 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Jim Bianco, president and macro strategist at Bianco Research LLC. In addition to having spent nearly 20 years with Bianco Research, he is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a member of the Market Technicians Association (MTA).
May 08 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Jim Chanos, founder and managing partner of Kynikos Associates. Throughout his investment career, Mr. Chanos has identified and sold short the shares of numerous well-known corporate financial disasters. He is currently a lecturer in finance and a Becton Fellow at the Yale School of Management, where he teaches a class on the history of financial fraud.
May 02 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Richard Christopher Whalen, investment banker and chairman of Whalen Global Advisors LLC. Mr. Whalen is the author of several books, including his most recent work, “Ford Men: From Inspiration to Enterprise.”
Apr 24 2020
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with James Montier, who is a member of the asset allocation team at Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. (GMO). Prior to that, he was the co-head of global strategy at Société Générale. Montier is also the author of several market-leading books, including “The Little Book of Behavioral Investing: How Not to Be Your Own Worst Enemy.”
Apr 17 2020
Bloomberg Opinion Columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with a variety of guests who share their work-from-home experiences during the Covid-19 quarantine.
Apr 11 2020