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Invest Like the Best

Patrick O'Shaughnessy

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Exploring the ideas, methods, and stories of people that will help you better invest your time and money. Learn more and stay-up-to-date at InvestorFieldGuide.com
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Brian Christian – How to Live with Computers - [Invest Like the Best, EP.140]

59:59 | Jul 30th

My guest this week is Brian Christian, the author of two of my favorite recent books: Algorithms to Live By and The Most Human Human. Our conversation covers the present and future of how humans interact with and use computers. Brian’s thoughts on ...Show More
Chris Bloomstran – What Makes a Quality Company - [Invest Like the Best, EP.141]

1:17:17 | Aug 6th

My guest this week is Chris Bloomstran, the president and chief investment officer of Semper Augustus Investments Group. He became famous in investing circles a few years back for his incredibly detailed investigations of Berkshire Hathaway. While we...Show More
Eric Sorensen - How Quant Evolves - [Invest Like the Best, EP.139]

57:02 | Jul 23rd

My guest this week is Eric Sorensen, the CEO of Panagora asset management, which manages more than $46B for clients across a variety of strategies. Eric began his career serving in the Air Force as both a pilot and instructor in high-performance jet ...Show More
Jane McGonigal – How Games Make Life Better - [Invest Like the Best, EP.138]

1:10:20 | Jul 16th

Jane McGonigal, PhD is a world-renowned designer of alternate reality games — or, games that are designed to improve real lives and solve real problems. She is the Author of Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the Worl...Show More
Bill Gurley – All Things Business and Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.137]

1:08:01 | Jul 2nd

My guest this week is Bill Gurley, a general partner at Benchmark Capital and one my favorite investment thinkers. As you’ll hear, despite enormous success through his career, Bill is clearly still in love with business and investing. Where many migh...Show More
Jesse Livermore – The Search for the Truth with the Anonymous Master - [Invest Like the Best, EP.136]

1:37:42 | Jun 25th

This week I have a very special guest years in the making. Like another favorite episode, with anonymous guest Modest Proposal, this conversation is with one of the stars of the financial twitter universe who writes anonymously and goes by the pseudo...Show More
Chuck Akre – The Three-Legged Stool - [Invest Like the Best, EP.135]

47:43 | Jun 18th

My guest today is Chuck Akre, a now widely famous investor who founded Akre Capital Management in 1989, which now manages approximately $10B dollars. We discuss his investing style and his “three-legged stool” for evaluating companies. Please enjoy t...Show More
Jerry Neumann – Why Venture is Hard - [Invest Like the Best, EP.134]

59:58 | Jun 11th

My guest this week is Jerry Neumann. Jerry is one of the most thoughtful early stage investors that I’ve encountered, and his writings at reactionwheel.net are my favorite on this topic. He applies an incredibly structured way of thinking to a notori...Show More
[REPLAY] Sam Hinkie – Data, Decisions, and Basketball - [Invest Like the Best, EP.88]

1:06:10 | Jun 4th

I came across this week’s guest thanks to the overlap of three passions of mine: data informed investing, value creation, and basketball.  Sam Hinkie worked for more than a decade in the NBA with the Houston Rockets, and then most recently as the Pre...Show More
David Epstein – Wide or Deep? - [Invest Like the Best, EP.133]

1:23:20 | May 28th

My guest this week is David Epstein. David is a writer and researcher extraordinaire and the author of two great books. His second, Range, is out today and I highly recommend it. We discuss the pros and cons of both the generalist and specialist min...Show More
Priya Parker – The Art of Gathering - [Invest Like the Best, EP.132]

56:04 | May 21st

This week I’m hosting an investor retreat and so thought it fitting to release this conversation with Priya Parker on the art of gathering. I’ve been interested in the topic of community and gathering for some time and along with the book The Art of ...Show More
[REPLAY] Tim Urban - Grand Theft Life - [Invest Like the Best, EP.59]

1:20:28 | May 14th

This week’s conversation is about artificial intelligence and interplanetary travel. Its about content creation, thinking from first principles, and death progress units. Its about brain machine interfaces and why it is crucial that you be a chef and...Show More
Stephanie Cohen – The Evolution of M&A and Corporate Strategy - [Invest Like the Best, EP.131]

55:38 | May 7th

My guest this week is Stephanie Cohen, who is the chief strategy officer for Goldman Sachs and a member of their management committee. Prior to her current role, she spent the majority of her career in the investment banking and M&A divisions at Gold...Show More
[REPLAY] Will Thorndike - How Skilled Capital Allocators Compound Capital - [Invest Like the Best, EP.36]

1:09:15 | Apr 30th

This week’s guest is Will Thorndike, an author and investor whose book The Outsiders is an all-time favorite of mine. Our conversation is in two parts. First, we dive deep into the lessons of his 8-year research project studying CEOs who were master ...Show More
Josh Wolfe – The Tech Imperative - [Invest Like the Best, EP.130]

1:03:10 | Apr 23rd

My guest this week is Josh Wolfe, co-founder and managing partner at Lux Capital. I had Josh on the podcast last year which was one of the most popular episodes in the shows history. This is a continuation of our ongoing conversation about investing ...Show More
Katherine Collins – Impact and ESG Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.129]

59:10 | Apr 16th

My guest this week is Katherine Collins, who is the head of sustainable investing at Putnam Investments, a portfolio manager on two of Putnam’s sustainable investing funds, and the author of the book The Nature of Investing: Resilient Investment Stra...Show More
Geoffrey Batt – The Nature of Transformational Returns - [Invest Like the Best, EP.128]

56:29 | Apr 9th

My guest this week Geoffrey Batt and the topic of our conversation is how to earn transformational returns in very hard markets. In his case, that means Iraqi equities which we cover in detail. He now runs a large pool of capital in Iraqi stocks thro...Show More
Brian Singerman – Investing in the Best Founders - [Invest Like the Best, EP.127]

42:45 | Apr 2nd

My guest this week is Brian Singerman, a partner at the venture capital firm Founders Fund. Founder’s Fund is widely considered one of the top VC firms and its partners are known to have diverse investment strategies. Brian invests across industries ...Show More
Michael Mauboussin – The Four Sources of Alpha - [Invest Like the Best, EP.126]

1:06:56 | Mar 26th

My guest this week for the third time is Michael Mauboussin. If there is a major question about markets and investing, Michael has usually written one of the best pieces of research on that topic. Today’s conversation is a mix of several of his resea...Show More
Annie Duke – Wanna Bet? - [Invest Like the Best, EP.125]

1:10:35 | Mar 19th

My guest this week is with Annie Duke, and the topic of our discussion is how to improve decision making. We break decisions down into their component parts: values, beliefs, decisions, randomness, and outcomes. After diving into each, we discuss how...Show More
Michael Mayer – Pseudonymous Social Capital and Bottomless Coffee - [Invest Like the Best, EP.124]

1:07:48 | Mar 12th

My guest this week is unique and so requires a short story. I met our guest Michael Mayer because of twitter. I followed and enjoyed one of several pseudonymous accounts that he maintains to experiment with ideas. His various accounts have wide follo...Show More
Peter Zeihan – The Future of Geopolitics - [Invest Like the Best, EP.123]

1:09:32 | Mar 5th

Peter is a geopolitical strategist who combines expertise in demography, economics, energy, politics, technology, and security to assess an uncertain future. Before founding his own strategy firm, Peter helped develop the analytical models for Stratf...Show More
Michael Kitces – The Past, Present & Future of Financial Advice - [Invest Like the Best, EP.122]

1:15:05 | Feb 26th

My guest this week is Michael Kitces, who is one of our industries go-to experts on all things financial advise and financial planning. We discuss the past, present, and future of financial advise, financial technology, and investing. If you are a fi...Show More
Alex Danco – Scarcity, Abundance and Bubbles - [Invest Like the Best, EP.121]

1:28:13 | Feb 12th

My guest this week is Alex Danco. Alex is a member of the Discover Team at Social Capital, has a background in biology, and has written about all things tech and business. While Alex is only 30, it seems like he has spent decades thinking about all t...Show More
Keith Wasserman – Real Estate Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.120]

59:25 | Feb 5th

My guest this week is Keith Wasserman, co-founder of the real estate investment firm Gelt. This was my first fully dedicated conversation on direct real estate investing, so we cover many different topics, including the pros and cons of different typ...Show More
Alex Mittal – Early Stage Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.119]

59:23 | Jan 29th

My guest this week is Alex Mittal, co-founder of Funders Club. Following past guest Jeremiah Lowin, Alex is my second elementary school friend to appear on the podcast—a trend I hope continues. Funders club is a unique venture firm, because it is bui...Show More
Eugene Wei – Tech, Media, and Culture - [Invest Like the Best, EP.117]

1:21:35 | Jan 22nd

My guest this week, Eugene Wei, has one of the most interesting backgrounds of anyone I’ve had on the podcast. He worked at Amazon early in its life, was the head of product at Hulu and Flipboard, and head of video and Oculus.   Our conversation is a...Show More
Michael Duda – Investing In Brands - [Invest Like the Best, EP.117]

56:18 | Jan 15th

My guest this week is Michael Duda, and the topic of our conversation is the role that brand plays in business and investing.  Michael has worked on and invested in a wide-range of brands including Birchbox, Casper, Harry's, Citibank, DirecTV, Google...Show More
Abby Johnson – Future of Finance - [Invest Like the Best, EP.116]

1:03:13 | Jan 8th

Over the summer. I spent time with Abby Johnson, who is the chairman and CEO of Fidelity Investments and several other business leads at Fidelity to understand how a very large firm like theirs is navigating change in our industry. What follows is a ...Show More
Keith Rabois - If You Can’t Sell Them, Compete with Them - [Invest Like the Best, EP.115]

58:33 | Dec 18th, 2018

My guest this week is Keith Rabois. Keith is currently an investment partner at Khosla Ventures, but has a storied and diverse background as an investor, entrepreneur, and executive. He has worked in senior positions at Paypal, LinkedIn, and Square; ...Show More
Bryan Krug – High Yield Credit Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.114]

51:59 | Dec 11th, 2018

My guest today is Bryan Krug, who manages the Artisan Partners Credit Team and overseas more than $3B in high yield credit investments for the firm. This was my first conversation on high yield, so I took it as an opportunity to get an overview on th...Show More
Maureen Chiquet – Leadership Through Hard Conversations - [Invest Like the Best, EP.113]

59:03 | Dec 4th, 2018

My guest this week is Maureen Chiquet, the former longtime CEO of Chanel. Maureen also spent much of her career at the Gap, growing Old Navy from scratch, and serving as the president of Banana Republic. The topic of discussion is her experience run...Show More
Hunter Walk – Building Picks and Shovels - [Invest Like the Best, EP.112]

1:18:54 | Nov 27th, 2018

My guest this week is Hunter Walk, the co-founder of Homebrew, a unique venture capital firm. Hunter is a tool builder, having spent his career before venture at companies like Google and YouTube. The topic of our conversation is the intersection of ...Show More
[REPLAY] Alex Moazed – Building Modern Monopolies - [Invest Like the Best, EP.25]

1:13:41 | Nov 20th, 2018

[REPLAY] Modern Monopolies: What It Takes to Dominate the 21st Century Economy, which explores the platform business model (Uber, Airbnb, Github).  Alex is also the founder and CEO of Applico, a company that he started in his dorm room that is since...Show More
Cliff Asness – The Past, The Present & Future of Quant [Invest Like the Best, EP.111]

1:24:01 | Nov 13th, 2018

My guest this week is Cliff Asness, the managing and founding principal at AQR Capital Management. 20 years after its founding in 1998, AQR manages $226 Billion dollars across a number of quantitatively based investing strategies. Cliff was an origi...Show More
[REPLAY] Peter Attia, M.D. - How to Live a Longer, Higher Quality Life - [Invest Like the Best, EP.27]

1:27:26 | Nov 6th, 2018

[REPLAY] My guest this week is Peter Attia, M.D., whose mission is to understand and improve human lifespan and healthspan (or quality of life).  Reading Peter’s research, you find that there are many similarities between health and investing—ideas l...Show More
Ryan Caldbeck – Quant in Private Markets - [Invest Like the Best, EP.110]

1:09:22 | Oct 30th, 2018

My guest this week is Ryan Caldbeck, a private equity investor who wants to bring quantitative rigor to the private markets. Ryan is the CEO of Circle Up, which uses a system it calls Helio to identify attractive investments in early stage consumer b...Show More
Howard Lindzon – Fintech and Trend Following - [Invest Like the Best, EP.109]

48:02 | Oct 23rd, 2018

My guest this week aspires to be the Larry David of investing, and we discuss why. Howard Lindzon is hard to categorize. He’s primarily an early stage investor right now, but he’s participated in all types of investing. He describes himself as a tren...Show More
CoVenture Credit - Esoteric Credit with Ail Hamed, Brian Harwitt, and Marc Porzecanski - [Invest Like the Best, EP.108]

1:07:50 | Oct 16th, 2018

My guests this week are Ali Hamed, Brian Harwitt and Marc Porzecanski who work together at CoVenture Credit. When I first had Ali on as a podcast guest, we discussed the many aspects of what his firm does, ranging from venture, to crypto, to credit. ...Show More
Saifedean Ammous – The Bitcoin Standard - [Invest Like the Best, EP.107]

1:08:26 | Oct 9th, 2018

My guest this week is Saifedean Ammous, author of the book the Bitcoin Standard. This was one of the more interesting conversations I’ve had in the world of cryptocurrency, primarily because we don’t talk about Bitcoin or Crypto until 25 minutes into...Show More
Danny Moses – Pot Stocks, Tesla, & The “Wild Bill” Rule for Quants – [Invest Like the Best, EP.106]

36:47 | Sep 28th, 2018

“This is an unusual early episode release thanks to the timing of the recent news on Tesla. In this short episode, Danny and I discuss cannabis stocks, Tesla, and his “wild bill” story about quant investing.” For more episodes go to InvestorFieldGuid...Show More
Jeremiah Lowin – Machine Learning in Investing – [Invest Like the Best, EP.105]

58:31 | Sep 25th, 2018

My guest this week is one of my best and oldest friends, Jeremiah Lowin. Jeremiah has had a fascinating career, starting with advanced work in statistics before moving into the risk management field in the hedge fund world. Through his career he has ...Show More
Trail Magic - Lessons from Two Years of the Podcast [Invest Like the Best, EP.104]

11:13 | Sep 18th, 2018

(0:49) This week, to mark the two-year anniversary of the podcast, I offer a quick summary looking back and forward. (0:55) Yesterday I heard about an Appalachian Trail thru hiker named Croatoan, or Crow for short. Crow was his trail name, which all ...Show More
Kathryn Minshew - How Employers and Employees Should Build Careers - [Invest Like the Best, EP.103]

29:04 | Sep 11th, 2018

My guest this week is Kathryn Minshew, the co-founder and CEO of the Muse, and the co-author of The New Rules for Work: the Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career. I’ve learned in business is that the quality of people and the culture they create...Show More
Richard Craib - Crowdsourcing Predictive Algorithms - [Invest Like the Best, EP.102]

48:11 | Sep 4th, 2018

I intentionally avoid the world of quantitative investing on this podcast. The whole point of this format is to learn about many different fields, and the vast majority of my time is already spent in quant world. Occasionally I’ve broken this rule b...Show More
Elad Gil – How to Identify Interesting Markets - [Invest Like the Best, EP.101]

36:55 | Aug 28th, 2018

My guest this week has a fascinating background. He has a PhD in biology but has split his time as both an investor and an operator. As an investor, he’s involved in companies like Airbnb, Coinbase, Instacart, Opendoor, Stripe, Square, and Pinterest—...Show More
What You Learn About Business Deals After: 12,000 Deals Reviewed, 1,500 Deep Dives, 125 Site Visits, and 7 Portfolio Companies with Brent Beshore - [Invest Like the Best, EP.100]

50:55 | Aug 21st, 2018

For the 100th episode, I’ve brought back my good friend Brent Beshore. Brent was the 10th guest on the podcast, after we met because of a mutual interest in capital allocation. I quickly learned that Brent was one of the most unique and thoughtful in...Show More
Boyd and Bronwyn Varty – Track Your Life - [Invest Like the Best, EP.99b]

1:04:14 | Aug 15th, 2018

Today’s conversation is a continuation of my discussion on applying the lessons of tracking animals in the wild to tracking in your own life. I encourage to listen to that episode first. In this second part, Boyd’s sister Bronwyn joins and offers pe...Show More
Boyd Varty – Live Like a Tracker - [Invest Like the Best, EP.99a]

1:07:32 | Aug 14th, 2018

An interesting question that I think about a lot: how do you balance exploring the new with savoring what you already know and love? Most of the time I prefer to explore, but the best part of this podcast experience for me has been meeting people who...Show More
Ryan Selkis - The Crypto Barbell and Token Curated Registries - [Invest Like the Best, EP.98]

55:30 | Aug 7th, 2018

Ryan Selkis - The Crypto Barbell and Token Curated Registries - [Invest Like the Best, EP.98] This week’s conversation is for those interested in the nitty gritty of cryptocurrencies and for those who, like me, are fascinated by that world but more t...Show More
Cathie Wood – Investing in Innovation - [Invest Like the Best, EP.97]

1:12:32 | Jul 31st, 2018

My guest this week is Cathie Wood, the founder of ARK invest. Cathie and her team believe that disruptive innovation is the key to long-term growth and, therefore, alpha in the public markets. Because their style of investing is entirely contingent o...Show More
Bethany McLean - Business Gone Bad and the Art of Persistence - [Invest Like the Best, EP.96]

57:40 | Jul 24th, 2018

I’ve often heard that good investors are a bit like journalists: doggedly collecting evidence and building an understanding of how all the pieces of a company or investment fit together. My guest this week is one of my favorite writers and journalist...Show More
Modest Proposal – Value is Dead, Long Live Value - [Invest Like the Best, EP.95]

1:38:40 | Jul 17th, 2018

A very short introduction today because my guest is anonymous. Suffice it to say he manages a large pool of private capital. He goes by the pseudonym “modest proposal” and his twitter presence is one of the reasons I first got on and now stay on the ...Show More
[REPLAY] Eric Maddox – The Ace of Spades - [Invest Like the Best, EP.15]

58:31 | Jul 10th, 2018

With Patrick out of the country this week, we thought we'd play an old favorite that many of you have not heard. Please Enjoy!     This week we explore a rare and underappreciated skill through the lens of an incredible story. My guest is Eric Maddox...Show More
Niel Robertson – The Future of Media - [Invest Like the Best, EP.94]

59:29 | Jul 3rd, 2018

This week’s episode covers a new set of topics. The conversation, with Niel Robertson, covers media, e-sports, content distribution, marketing, and a lot more. Niel started a software company out of his bedroom when he was 14, and sold his first comp...Show More
Eric Balchunas – The Past, Present & Future of ETFs - [Invest Like the Best, EP.93]

58:12 | Jun 26th, 2018

My guest this week is Eric Balchunas, the senior ETF analyst for Bloomberg and the author of the Institutional ETF toolbox. This episode is intended for those in the asset or wealth management industry who have considered using ETFs in their portfoli...Show More
New Angles on Crypto - Kyle Samani and Tushar Jain - [Invest Like the Best, EP.92]

56:28 | Jun 19th, 2018

My guests this week are Kyle Samani and Tushar Jain, both managing partners at Multicoin Capital. I’ve taken a bit of a break from crypto because I hadn’t sensed many new angles to explore in this forum, from an investor’s point of view. I felt that...Show More
Michael Recce – Tim Cook’s Dashboard - [Invest Like the Best, EP.91]

1:01:22 | Jun 12th, 2018

My guest this week is Michael Recce, the chief data scientist for Neuberger Berman. The topic of our conversation is the use of data in the investment process, to help cultivate what is commonly referred to as an information edge. I call the episode ...Show More
Ash Fontana – Investing in Artificial Intelligence - [Invest Like the Best, EP.90]

1:15:21 | Jun 5th, 2018

My guest this week is Ash Fontana, a managing partner at venture capital firm Zetta, who invests in companies which build software that uses artificial intelligence methods like machine learning to predict and prescribe outcomes. Ash’s combined exper...Show More
Mike Zapata – The Darkest Night: Lessons from Battle and Value Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.89]

57:48 | May 29th, 2018

My guest this week is remarkable. He now applies his talents on Wall Street, searching for smaller cap companies trading at huge discounts in an effort to compound wealth for his investors. He is classically trained, having earned his graduate degree...Show More
Sam Hinkie – Data, Decisions, and Basketball - [Invest Like the Best, EP.88]

1:06:00 | May 22nd, 2018

I came across this week’s guest thanks to the overlap of three passions of mine: data informed investing, value creation, and basketball.  Sam Hinkie worked for more than a decade in the NBA with the Houston Rockets, and then most recently as the Pre...Show More
Tren Griffin – Pulling the Thread - [Invest Like the Best, EP.87]

1:12:54 | May 15th, 2018

My guest this week is a bundle of curiosity, and that is one of the nicest things I could say about someone. For several years, Tren Griffin has been writing a weekly blog post that highlights things he has learned from various investors, businesspeo...Show More
Jason Karp – Opportunities in Public and Private Markets - [Invest Like the Best, EP.86]

1:13:26 | May 8th, 2018

I believe that any investment strategy that will deliver strong returns in the future must evolve. Any strategy should rest on rock solid foundational principles, which change rarely if ever—things like price discipline, or business growth. But the f...Show More
Chris Douvos – A Value Investor Lost in the Valley - [Invest Like the Best, EP.85]

1:06:42 | May 1st, 2018

My guest this week is Chris Douvos, a managing partner at Venture Investment Associates, which allocates 1.6B in behalf of investors.  Chris is the first professional allocator I’ve spoken with who focuses specifically on venture capital funds, so I ...Show More
Arianna Simpson – The Crypto Landscape - [Invest Like the Best, EP.84]

50:33 | Apr 24th, 2018

My guest today is Arianna Simpson, who has spent her career in an around the world of technology working at startups, Facebook, and now in venture capital as an investor focused on the world of cryptocurrencies. I met Arianna when I hosted a panel at...Show More
Shark Tank with Thatcher Bell and Taylor Greene - [Invest Like the Best, EP.83]

1:30:00 | Apr 17th, 2018

We’ve always found that even in public equities, you learn more once you have a live portfolio. One of the best ways to learn is to put some capital at risk. To learn about the venture capital world, for example, I made an investment in a startup cal...Show More
Nikhil Kalghatgi – Moonshot Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.82]

1:22:18 | Apr 10th, 2018

My guest this week helps me complete the first trilogy of guests on the podcast. His name is Nikhil Kalghatgi. Along with past guests Ali Hamed and Savneet Singh, Nikhil is a partner at the asset management firm CoVenture. If you liked those two conv...Show More
Live EP.01 – Peter Attia, M.D. [Invest Like the Best]

59:31 | Mar 27th, 2018

This week’s episode was the first one that I’ve recorded live. It was the second dinner in what I expect to be a long series where I bring together 30 people from a variety of backgrounds to discuss an interesting and emerging topic, whether that be ...Show More
[REPLAY] Boyd Varty – The Art of Tracking - [Invest Like the Best, EP.32]

1:22:23 | Mar 20th, 2018

[After talking to the brilliant string of guests the past several weeks, Patrick’s brain needed a rest—oh and a concussion didn’t help matters. To hold you over until next week, here is one of the most interesting but less well known conversations fr...Show More
Albert Wenger - World After Capital - [Invest Like the Best, EP.80]

1:06:22 | Mar 13th, 2018

My guest this week is Albert Wenger, a managing partner at Union Square Ventures and the author of the book World After Capital. Albert studied economics at Harvard and earned a PhD in information from technology, but if you’d asked me to guess befor...Show More
Savneet Singh - The Berkshire of Software - [Invest Like the Best, EP.79]

1:19:18 | Mar 6th, 2018

My guest this week is another in a recent series of people that makes me want to work harder, learn more, and do more for others. His name is Savneet Singh, and he has already accomplished a remarkable amount in the worlds of business and investing. ...Show More
Dan Rasmussen - Private Equity Returns in Public Markets - [Invest Like the Best, EP.78]

1:21:12 | Feb 27th, 2018

It has been a while since we discussed private equity on the show, so I was excited for this week’s conversation. My guest is Dan Rasmussen, the founder of Verdad advisers. Dan worked in private equity and has spent years studying the entire field. D...Show More
Pat Dorsey Returns - The Moat Portfolio - [Invest Like the Best, EP.77]

1:02:27 | Feb 20th, 2018

My guest this week, back for a second conversation, is Pat Dorsey. Pat ran equity research at Morningstar before leaving to start his own asset management company: Dorsey Asset Management. His areas of deep interest are competitive advantage and capi...Show More
Josh Wolfe - This is Who You Are Up Against - [Invest Like the Best, EP.76]

1:15:27 | Feb 13th, 2018

Long-time listeners will have heard me joke before that this podcast should really be called “this is who are you up against.” I’ve been waiting for the right episode to deploy the joke as a title, and this week we have it.  The joke is meant to conv...Show More
Harvey Sawikin - Emerging Market Opportunities - [Invest Like the Best, EP.75]

59:46 | Feb 6th, 2018

My guest this week is Harvey Sawikin, a co-founder and lead portfolio manager at Firebird Management, which manages funds dedicated to investing in emerging market equities. Emerging markets are often a blind spot for investors of all types: most of ...Show More
Anthony Pompliano - Full Tilt Investing- [Invest Like the Best, EP.74]

42:50 | Jan 30th, 2018

My guest this week is Anthony Pompliano. Pomp began his career in the military, and has since been a successful entrepreneur, worked as a head of growth at Facebook, and started Full Tilt Capital, an early stage investing firm in North Carolina. This...Show More
Dr. Ben Hunt - The Three-Body Portfolio - [Invest Like the Best, EP.73]

1:06:59 | Jan 23rd, 2018

My guest this week is Dr. Ben Hunt, the chief investment strategist at Salient and the author of the extremely popular epsilon theory. I’ve always enjoyed Ben’s writing style, particularly his use of farm and animal based analogies to describe marke...Show More
Preston Byrne - Crypto-pocalypse - [Invest Like the Best, EP.72]

1:10:15 | Jan 16th, 2018

My guest this week is Preston Byrne. Preston is vocal critic of crazy prices and projects in the world cryptocurrencies. His background is in the legal world and also as a founder and former COO of Monax, which made the first open-source permissioned...Show More
Ali Hamed – Creative Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.71]

1:16:20 | Jan 9th, 2018

I have a special request this week: share this episode with every curious person in your life.  The conversation, with a 26-year old investor named Ali Hamed, serves as an example of what’s possible when you think creatively.  Ali views the world wit...Show More
Sheel Tyle - The Future of Venture Capital - [Invest Like the Best, EP.70]

53:48 | Jan 2nd, 2018

My guest this week is Sheel Tyle, who at just 26 years old has already had a successful career in venture capital. His most recent stint was as the co-head of the seed investing business at NEA, the largest venture capital firm in the world, where Sh...Show More
Chris Dixon – The Future of Tech - [Invest Like the Best, EP.69]

58:38 | Dec 26th, 2017

My guest this week is Chris Dixon, who has written some of my favorite essays on technology and venture investing. Chris is a prolific investor and thinker, having been an entrepreneur, angel investor, and now partner at the well-known venture capita...Show More
Sorin Capital – Retail Contrarians - [Invest Like the Best, EP.68]

1:26:20 | Dec 19th, 2017

So far I’ve spent no time in the podcast discussing real estate, so I was excited to get the chance to talk to the team at Sorin Capital, a billion dollar hedge fund which specializes in commercial real estate, REITs, and commercial mortgage backed s...Show More
Franklin Foer – World Without Mind - [Invest Like the Best, EP.67]

57:25 | Dec 12th, 2017

My guest this week is Franklin Foer, the author the recently published book “World Without Mind.” The topic of our conversation is one that I’ve been thinking through often this past year: the impact that large technology companies have on our minds ...Show More
Adam Ludwin - A Sober View on Crypto - [Invest Like the Best, EP.66]

1:06:22 | Dec 5th, 2017

My guest this week is Adam Ludwin, the founder and CEO of Chain, a blockchain technology company targeted at large enterprises. Before shifting his career to focus solely on crypto, Adam was a venture capitalist focused on FinTech, which is how he ca...Show More
Joanne Wilson - Angel Investing and Trend Spotting - [Invest Like the Best, EP.65]

57:21 | Nov 28th, 2017

My guest today is Joanne Wilson, a New York City based angel investor, writer, podcaster, trend spotter, and self-described “woman around town.” Joanne has had a multifaceted and winding career, and began angel investing a decade ago when she put mon...Show More
Connor Leonard - Capital Light Compounders & Reinvestment Moats - [Invest Like the Best, EP.64]

1:06:16 | Nov 21st, 2017

This week’s conversation is an ode to old school, fundamental public market investing. My conversation is with IMC’s Connor Leonard, who spends most waking hours thinking and reading about markets. His mandate is to invest purely as if it was his own...Show More
Dhani Jones - Adventures in Sports, Business, and Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.63]

57:50 | Nov 14th, 2017

My guest this week is unique. As you will hear early and often, he is programmed to go his own way, to, as he says, go one way when everyone else is going another. His name is Dhani Jones, a name I knew as a Notre Dame football fan, because he won a ...Show More
Chris Burniske - How to Value a Cryptoasset - [Invest Like the Best, EP.62]

58:54 | Nov 7th, 2017

This episode is a continuation of the Hash Power series. It is the first of what we will call a Hash Power single—a series of conversations each with a single guest on a specific topic. In this case my guest is Chris Burniske, and the topic is crypto...Show More
Brad Katsuyama - What Happens When You Hit “Buy” - [Invest Like the Best, EP.61]

1:05:02 | Oct 31st, 2017

My guest this week is Brad Katsuyama, the founder of the IEX exchange and protagonist of Michael Lewis’s famous book Flash Boys, which chronicled the role of high frequency trading in markets. This conversation was yet another reminder of how complic...Show More
Brett Maloley - Ladder: The Fitness Marketplace - [Invest Like the Best, EP.60]

1:09:07 | Oct 24th, 2017

This week’s episode is part of an experiment and so requires a longer than normal introduction. I’ve come to view this podcast as a learning tool, a means to understand a new topic in a short window of time. One of those areas is venture capital and ...Show More
Tim Urban - Grand Theft Life - [Invest Like the Best, EP.59]

1:20:17 | Oct 17th, 2017

This week’s conversation is about artificial intelligence and interplanetary travel. Its about content creation, thinking from first principles, and death progress units. Its about brain machine interfaces and why it is crucial that you be a chef and...Show More
Hash Power – Ep. 3 - Funding, Forking, and a Creative Future

59:24 | Oct 10th, 2017

In episodes one and two of Hash Power, we explored blockchain technology and cryptocurrency investing. In this episode, we discuss the current and potential future states of the crypto world. We cover new forms of cooperation, regulation, security an...Show More
Hash Power – Ep. 2 - Investing in Cryptocurrencies 

1:15:35 | Oct 3rd, 2017

In episode 1 of Hash Power, we explored blockchains as a technology—how they work, why tokens (also known as cryptocurrencies) are an integral part of any blockchain, and how these new networks might change the world. In episode two, we spend time wi...Show More
Hash Power – Ep. 1 - Understanding Blockchains

1:09:46 | Sep 26th, 2017

Welcome to the first episode of Hash Power, an audio documentary that explores the world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies with leaders in the field like Naval Ravikant, Olaf Carlson-Wee, Fred Ehrsam, & Ari Paul. Hash Power is meant to be an introdu...Show More
David Tisch - Tech Investing Outside of Silicon Valley - [Invest Like the Best, EP.55]

1:08:45 | Sep 19th, 2017

My guest this week is David Tisch, who was instrumental in building and fostering venture capital investing in New York City. If you liked my conversation with Jerry Neumann--who, incidentally, introduced me to David--you are going to love this one. ...Show More
David Gardner - Finding Companies That Break the Rules - [Invest Like the Best, EP.54]

1:17:01 | Sep 12th, 2017

The investment strategy discussed in this week's episode is diametrically opposed to my own value tendencies, but it still one that has done exceptionally well.   My guest is David Gardner, co-founder of the Motley Fool. He is unique in that he is bo...Show More
Meb Faber - Factors, Dividends, and Angel Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.53]

51:33 | Sep 7th, 2017

My guest this week is Meb Faber, who started a podcast similar to this one right before mine and was a big reason I was open to the idea in the first place. Meb is a quantitative researcher whose firm Cambria has been behind many interesting investme...Show More
Team Ritholtz - The Wu Tang Clan of Finance - [Invest Like the Best, EP.52]

1:08:46 | Aug 29th, 2017

My guests this week don't need to be introduced. In celebration of the one year anniversary of invest like the best, I asked Josh Brown, Mike Batnick, and Barry Ritholtz to join me for a hour, during which I spent more time laughing than asking quest...Show More
Pat Dorsey - Buying Companies With Economic Moats - [Invest Like the Best, EP.51]

50:06 | Aug 22nd, 2017

My guest this week is Pat Dorsey, who was the longtime director of equity research at Morningstar, where he specialized in economic moats: sources of sustained competitive advantage that allow a few companies to deliver huge returns over time. Severa...Show More
Jason Zweig and Morgan Housel - Business vs. Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.50]

1:14:49 | Aug 15th, 2017

My guests this week are both veterans of the podcast, Jason Zweig and Morgan Housel. They are two of the best in the world at making the complicated simple, and in that spirit, I’ll keep this introduction short. Morgan shifted from public markets to ...Show More
Brad Stulberg - Just Manageable Challenges - [Invest Like the Best, EP.49]

1:01:53 | Aug 8th, 2017

This week's conversation is about performance. More specifically, it is about the ins and outs of steady progress and growth. My guest is Brad Stulberg who coauthored the book Peak Performance, which combines research from many fields into a descript...Show More
Leigh Drogen - Sink or Swim--How to Combine Quant and Traditional Asset Management Techniques - Invest Like the Best, EP.48]

1:05:05 | Aug 1st, 2017

Several weeks ago my conversation with Leigh Drogen on quant investing proved timely and popular--because everyone in asset management is facing the rise of big data, and the use of data science in investing strategies. Because of the rise of quants,...Show More
Wes Gray - Compound Your Face Off - [Invest Like the Best, EP.47]

1:21:58 | Jul 25th, 2017

My guest this week is a version of me—a funnier, cooler version who has a PhD and served as an active duty marine. Lots of you will already be familiar with Wes Gray, and those of you who are not are in for a treat. Wes is the founder of Alpha Archit...Show More
Rishi Ganti - Esoteric Assets - [Invest Like the Best, EP.46]

1:18:27 | Jul 18th, 2017

My guest this week is Rishi Ganti, who invests in what he calls esoteric assets. I'm not sure what to do other than laugh in amazement at his professional credentials -- PhD in economics, CFA, CPA, lawyer, speaks six languages, and so on. The best pa...Show More
Jerry Neumann - The Deployment Age, Power Laws, and Venture Capital - [Invest Like the Best, EP.45]

1:28:27 | Jul 11th, 2017

I am drawn to a group of investors that I call practitioner philosophers. These are people who have gotten their hands dirty in their respective fields, but despite being doers, they still often sit back and ponder the big questions in business and l...Show More
Top Ten Lessons After Almost a Year - [Invest Like the Best, EP.44]

19:10 | Jul 5th, 2017

A future guest just told me, every band has a song about being in a band, so today I give you my version. I won’t do this often, and only do it this week in case listenership drops due to the holiday—I didn’t want any guest to have a smaller than nor...Show More
Scott Norton - Seek to Learn That Which Cannot be Taught - [Invest Like the Best, EP.43]

1:05:36 | Jun 27th, 2017

If you told me a year ago that I’d be learning critical life and business lessons from the founder of a ketchup company, and that thirty to fifty thousand people would listen to our conversation, well, I’d have told you that’s impossible. But the fac...Show More
Andy Rachleff - Building Something People Want to Buy - [Invest Like the Best, EP.42]

46:49 | Jun 20th, 2017

My guest this week is Andy Rachleff, who is the CEO of the automated investing platform Wealthfront. Andy was also a co-founder and long-time partner at Benchmark capital--one of the most interesting and successful venture capital firms in the world....Show More
Leigh Drogen - Quant vs Traditional Investors and How Alphas Become Betas - [Invest Like the Best, EP.41]

1:16:44 | Jun 13th, 2017

I’ve often joked that this show should be called “this is who you are up against,” because I am so often having conversations with brilliant people across the investment landscape who are effectively my competition and yours. This week’s conversation...Show More
Ira Judelson - Bail Street, with NYC's Leading Bail Bondsman - [Invest Like the Best, EP.40]

1:15:53 | Jun 6th, 2017

This week’s episode is very unique. It is the first episode devoted to bonds, just not the kind of bonds you are used to. My guest is Ira Judelson, who is the leading bail bondsman in New York City. I met Ira through my friend and former podcast gues...Show More
David Chilton - The Human Blitzkrieg - [Invest Like the Best, EP.39]

1:36:18 | May 30th, 2017

This week's conversation was especially fun. I have a long history with my guest, Dave Chilton, but this was the first time we'd met in person. I'd heard stories about him from people I work with for twenty years, so getting to finally spend time wit...Show More
David Salem - The Art of Asset Allocation - [Invest Like the Best, EP.38]

1:26:26 | May 23rd, 2017

My guest this week is David Salem. David was the founding president and CIO for The Investment Fund for Foundations, which served 800 endowed charities under David’s 18-year tenure. He's now the CIO of the Windhorse Group, which focuses on long-term,...Show More
Michael Mauboussin - Man + Machine, Moats, and Power of the Outside View - [Invest Like the Best, EP.37]

1:29:41 | May 16th, 2017

My guest today is Michael Mauboussin, who is the head of global financial strategies at Credit Suisse and is on my short list of must read writers on all things investing. If you read his entire catalogue, Howard Marks's memos, and Buffett's sharehol...Show More
Will Thorndike - How Skilled Capital Allocators Compound Capital - [Invest Like the Best, EP.36]

1:09:38 | May 9th, 2017

This week’s guest is Will Thorndike, an author and investor whose book The Outsiders is an all-time favorite of mine. Our conversation is in two parts. First, we dive deep into the lessons of his 8-year research project studying CEOs who were master ...Show More
Ted Seides - The Bet with Buffett – Hedge Funds vs. The S&P 500 - [Invest Like the Best, EP.35]

1:09:53 | May 2nd, 2017

This coming weekend is the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting in Omaha. That means this week is the perfect opportunity to discuss a topic which will likely figure prominently at Berkshire this weekend: Ted Seides’s famous bet with Buffett...Show More
Danny Moses - The Big Short and Beyond - [Invest Like the Best, EP.34]

1:10:34 | Apr 25th, 2017

My guest this week is Danny Moses, who was directly in the middle of the biggest trades in market history, chronicled by Michael Lewis in his book the Big Short. Danny was the head trader on the Frontpoint team led by Steve Eisman, which was one of a...Show More
Royce Yudkoff and Rick Ruback – REALLY Private Equity - [Invest Like the Best, EP.33]

1:22:27 | Apr 18th, 2017

In this episode, I continue to pull on one of the most interesting threads that I have uncovered while producing this podcast: the world of permanent equity. My guests today are Royce Yudkoff and Rick Ruback, two Harvard Business School professors wh...Show More
SPECIAL EPISODE: Introducing Capital Allocators Podcast with Host Ted Seides

1:12:31 | Apr 13th, 2017

SPECIAL EPISODE: Introducing Capital Allocators Podcast with Host Ted Seides This is a special episode to premiere a new podcast from my friend, Ted Seides. In this show, Capital Allocators, Ted will feature a broad range of people that control the ...Show More
Boyd Varty – The Art of Tracking - [Invest Like the Best, EP.32]

1:22:07 | Apr 11th, 2017

This week’s episode is the most unique to date. My guest is Boyd Varty, who grew up in the South African Bush, living among and tracking wild leopards. The main theme of our conversation is tracking, and how the same strategy for pursuing animals in ...Show More
Khe Hy – Quant Hedge Funds and the Fear of Death - [Invest Like the Best, EP.31]

1:44:48 | Apr 4th, 2017

My guest this week is Khe Hy. Khe has a very interesting, two-part story. We start with Khe's career at Blackrock, where he rose to be one of the youngest MDs at the firm, specializing in quantitative hedge funds. Khe shares his perspective on how th...Show More
Ted Seides and Brent Beshore – The Future of Asset Management - [Invest Like the Best, EP.30]

1:31:27 | Mar 28th, 2017

This week, my good friends Ted Seides and Brent Beshore join me to discuss the future of asset management and a ton of fun side topics. While we are all passionate about investing, we’ve had very different careers: Ted in alternatives, hedge funds an...Show More
Jim O’Shaughnessy - Premeditated Success - [Invest Like the Best, EP.29]

1:05:48 | Mar 21st, 2017

My guest this week is my father, Jim O’Shaughnessy. He was a pioneer in quantitative equity research, part of an early group of explorers who combed through data to find factors which predicted future stock returns. While we’ve both written extensive...Show More
Trish and James Higgins of Chenmark Capital - Permanent Equity - [Invest Like the Best, EP.28]

1:01:58 | Mar 14th, 2017

My guests this week are Trish and James Higgins, who run Chenmark Capital Management.  In this episode we continue to explore a style of investing I call Permanent Equity.  Returns in permanent equity come first from the ongoing cash flows of portfol...Show More
Peter Attia, M.D. - How to Live a Longer, Higher Quality Life - [Invest Like the Best, EP.27]

1:27:26 | Mar 7th, 2017

My guest this week is Peter Attia, M.D., whose mission is to understand and improve human lifespan and healthspan (or quality of life).  Reading Peter’s research, you find that there are many similarities between health and investing—ideas like compo...Show More
John Rogers – Slow and Steady Wins the Race - [Invest Like the Best, EP.26]

1:02:10 | Feb 28th, 2017

My guest this week is John Rogers, founder, CEO and CIO of Ariel investments, one of the longest standing asset management businesses still in existence.  John has a very impressive resume.  In addition to his success at Ariel, he was the captain of ...Show More
Alex Moazed – Building Modern Monopolies - [Invest Like the Best, EP.25]

1:13:41 | Feb 21st, 2017

My guest this week is Alex Moazed, the co-author of Modern Monopolies: What It Takes to Dominate the 21st Century Economy, which explores the platform business model (Uber, Airbnb, Github).  Alex is also the founder and CEO of Applico, a company tha...Show More
Ian Cassel – Investing In Tiny Stocks - [Invest Like the Best, EP.24]

1:05:53 | Feb 14th, 2017

My guest this week is Ian Cassel, a microcap investor who is always on the lookout for small companies which are run by men and women who are what he calls intelligent fanatics. Ian’s livelihood is based on the success or failure of a small group of ...Show More
Joe Mansueto – Lessons From the Founder of Morningstar - [Invest Like the Best, EP.23]

1:09:43 | Feb 7th, 2017

My guest this week is Joe Mansueto, the founder, longtime CEO and current executive chairman of Morningstar, Inc.  Joe is an entrepreneur at heart. He has the gene for spotting good business ideas and building them out with the customer in mind, so i...Show More
Brent Beshore Returns – Private Equity, Venture Capital, and the Future of Money Management - [Invest Like the Best, EP.22]

1:58:59 | Jan 31st, 2017

Brent Beshore and I spoke for 10 hours about all things investing and business, and decided to record a 2-hour chunk of our conversation. We start by discussing private equity, venture capital, and the importance of brand. We then explore the differe...Show More
Brian Koppelman – Chasing Curiosity - [Invest Like the Best, EP.21]

1:01:31 | Jan 24th, 2017

My guest this week is writer, director, producer, and podcast host Brian Koppelman, who’s film credits include ‘Rounders’, ‘Oceans 13’, and ‘Solitary Man’. More recently he co-created the Showtime show, ‘Billions’, which allowed us to have some fun ...Show More
Jeremiah Lowin – Machine Intelligence and Risk Management - [Invest Like the Best, EP.20]

1:23:50 | Jan 17th, 2017

Jeremiah Lowin is probably the smartest guy I know, and that is saying something. He is an expert in the fields of statistics, artificial intelligence, and risk management—among many other things.  He is currently the Director of Risk Management for ...Show More
Lauren Loktev, Kanyi Maqubela, & Craig Shapiro - Watching a Venture Fund at Work - [Invest Like the Best, EP.19]

1:08:59 | Jan 10th, 2017

This week’s episode features the partners of the Collaborative Fund, a venture-capital firm based in New York City.  This is a unique, group interview with Lauren Loktev, Kanyi Maqubela, and Craig Shapiro that explores all aspects of their search and...Show More
Dan Egan – Designing Better Decisions - [Invest Like the Best, EP.18]

1:06:58 | Jan 3rd, 2017

My guest today is Dan Egan, who is the managing director of Behavioral Finance and Investing at Betterment.  In this wide-ranging role, Dan has his hands is most of the ways that Betterment interacts with its clients and how it invests their money. T...Show More
Shane Parrish – Mastering Mental Models - [Invest Like the Best, EP.17]

53:23 | Dec 27th, 2016

My guest this week is Shane Parrish, who created the extremely popular Farnam Street—a website dedicated to understanding the world by mastering the best of what others have already figured out.  More than 100,000 people subscribe to the Farnam Stree...Show More
Jeff Ptak – The Prospects for Active Management - [Invest Like the Best, EP.16]

1:05:45 | Dec 20th, 2016

Joining me on the podcast this week is Jeff Ptak, head of global manager research at Morningstar.  Jeff’s role puts him in the unique position to discuss the state of active management because he gets to see mutual funds from both the bottom-up, thr...Show More
Eric Maddox – The Ace of Spades - [Invest Like the Best, EP.15]

58:22 | Dec 13th, 2016

This week we explore a rare and underappreciated skill through the lens of an incredible story. My guest is Eric Maddox, whose name you probably don’t know but won’t soon forget. Just trust me that you need to listen to this entire episode, and liste...Show More
Josh Brown – The Reformation - [Invest Like the Best, EP.14]

56:47 | Dec 6th, 2016

My guest this week is one of the reasons that this podcast exists.  Josh Brown is a financial advisor and the CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management. He is also the creator of TheReformedBroker.com, a blog about markets, politics, economics, media, cultur...Show More
Christopher Cole – Small Bets, Huge Payoffs - [Invest Like the Best, EP.13]

1:03:31 | Nov 29th, 2016

My guest this week is Christopher Cole, founder and managing partner at Artemis Capital Management. Chris’s specialty is in long volatility strategies, setting up portfolios that will benefit from significant change and volatility in markets.  We dis...Show More
Kevin Simler – Exploring the Frontier - [Invest Like the Best, EP.12]

1:09:34 | Nov 22nd, 2016

Today’s episode features one of my favorite thinkers and writers: Kevin Simler.  Kevin has a background in technology and was one of the earliest employees at Palantir Technologies.  Palantir specializes in big data and has worked closely with client...Show More
Craig Shapiro – Better for You, Better for the World - [Invest Like the Best, EP.11]

54:35 | Nov 14th, 2016

This week Patrick takes a deep dive in the world of Venture Capital with Craig Shapiro, founder and CEO of the New York based Collaborative Fund, which was an early investor in companies like Lyft, Kickstarter, and Reddit.  We cover Craig’s investing...Show More
Brent Beshore – Cultivating a Disaster Resistant, Compound Interest Machine - [Invest Like the Best, EP.10]

1:36:00 | Nov 8th, 2016

This week’s guest is Brent Beshore, Founder and CEO of adventur.es, a family of companies that invests in family-owned companies. Brent has a very specific mission with this company, to cultivate a disaster resistant, compound interest machine. At ju...Show More
Jon Stein – The State of Automated Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.09]

40:14 | Nov 1st, 2016

Would you be comfortable with a robo-advisor running your entire investment portfolio?  That’s the hope of our guest this week, Jon Stein, founder and CEO of Betterment.  Betterment manages $5 billion dollars for over 175,000 clients.  Patrick and Jo...Show More
Kiley Adams – An Internal Locus of Control - [Invest Like the Best, EP.08]

36:37 | Oct 28th, 2016

This episode is a major departure from the norm.  My guest, Kiley Adams, is only 21 years old. She has crammed more learning and adventure into two decades than most people could hope to in a lifetime.  She’s track-and-field star, valedictorian, vars...Show More
Ted Seides – A Deep Dive into Hedge Funds - [Invest Like the Best, EP.07]

1:16:48 | Oct 25th, 2016

This week’s guest has forgotten more about hedge funds than most people will ever know. This episode will appeal to managers, allocators and any investor interested in the world of hedge funds.  Ted Seides worked under David Swensen at Yale’s endowme...Show More
Humble Giants – Vanguard’s Gerry O’Reilly and Jim Rowley - [Invest Like the Best, EP.06]

59:09 | Oct 18th, 2016

There is a good chance that this week’s guests manage your money. This episode is a rare and fascinating look into the world’s largest asset manager. My first guest is Gerry O’Reilly, who is the portfolio manager for the largest mutual fund in the wo...Show More
Christian Rudder – The Quantified Self - [Invest Like the Best, EP.05]

1:01:58 | Oct 11th, 2016

In this episode Patrick talks to Christian Rudder, who is the co-founder of dating service OK Cupid, a NY Times best-selling author, data and math junky, and musician. Patrick and Christian discuss interesting trends in OK Cupids dating data, artific...Show More
Morgan Housel – Walking and Thinking - [Invest Like the Best, EP.04]

1:12:15 | Oct 4th, 2016

In this week’s episode, Patrick and Morgan Housel explore the differences between private and public market investing, how to foster innovation and creativity, how businesses are structured and organized, and how Morgan finds interesting books and to...Show More
Jason Zweig – The Power of Serendipity - [Invest Like the Best, EP.03]

1:19:11 | Sep 27th, 2016

In this episode, Patrick and Jason Zweig reflect on investing, financial advice, books, and life in general. The method for living discussed in the last 30 minutes will be useful for everyone. Jason is the Intelligent Investor columnist for the Wall ...Show More
Michael Mauboussin – Active Asset Management - [Invest Like the Best, EP.02]

1:34:09 | Sep 20th, 2016

Michael Mauboussin, Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse, joins Patrick to discuss the current state of the asset management business, explore all of the stages of the investment process, and what edges might exi...Show More
Jeff Gramm – Activist Investing - [Invest Like the Best, EP.01]

1:25:16 | Sep 12th, 2016

Hedge Fund Manager and author Jeff Gramm talks with Patrick O'Shaughnessy about the history and current state of shareholder activism and discusses how Jeff invests himself, taking large positions and often board seats in undervalued companies.   For...Show More