Episodes

February 18, 2021

Tamar Frankel, Boston University: State of The Union With The Godmother of Fiduciary

Our guest today is Professor Tamar Frankel, a long-time member of the Boston University School of Law faculty who writes and teaches in the areas of fiduciary law, corporate governance, mutual funds and the regulation of the financial system. In 2013,...

February 04, 2021

Dr. Campbell Harvey, Duke University: DeFi, Gold, Crypto & Undefeated Record of Yield Curve Indicator

Our guest today is Dr. Campbell R. Harvey, who for the past 35 years has served as Professor of Finance at Duke University. Professor Harvey has also served as Partner/Senior Advisor to Research Affiliates, LLC and Advisor to Man Group. He served as...

January 21, 2021

Dr. Gio Valiante, Performance Coach: The Art of Performance in Investing, The PGA Tour, & The NFL

Our guest today is Gio Valiante, Sports Psychologist and Performance Coach to professional athletes and investors. Gio has a fascinating background, which includes a 5 year stint at Point 72 with Steve Cohen (many know Steve and Gio’s dynamic via...

January 07, 2021

Meb Faber, Cambria Investments: Quantitative Investing, $TAIL Risk & Tim Tebow

Our guest today is Meb Faber, Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Cambria Investment Management. He also hosts one of the top investment podcasts called The Meb Faber Show. In this episode, talk about Meb’s quantitative approach to investing, embracing both value...

November 12, 2020

Marko Papic, Clocktower Group: Biden Presidency, Buenos Aires Consensus & Generating Geopolitical Alpha

Our guest today is Marko Papic, Partner and Chief Strategist of Clocktower Group, an alternative investment management firm based in California. In 2011, he founded BCA Research's Geopolitical Strategy practice, the world's only dedicated investment consultancy...

November 05, 2020

Austen Allred & Steve Curley, CFA: Lambda School's CEO on Disrupting Education & Income Sharing Agreements

Our guest today is Austen Allred, co-founder & CEO of Lambda School, which provides students a computer science education funded by an Income Share Agreement (ISA).  Lambda School recently raised $74M, valuing the company at over $150M. In this episode we...

October 29, 2020

Adam Davidson & Frank Garcia, CFA: Building Things That Last, Seeking Out Your Next Project, & The Future of Work

Our guest today is Adam Davidson, the CEO of the podcast company Three Uncanny Four and author of The Passion Economy: The New Rules for Thriving in the Twenty-First Century. Adam is known for co-founding NPR’s Planet Money, one of the first and most popular business and economics podcast to this day. Our conversation today focuses on...

October 22, 2020

Jay Ritter & Steve Curley, CFA: "Mr. IPO" on SPACs, Direct Listings, & Public vs. Private

Our guest today is University of Florida Professor Jay Ritter, who is known as “Mr. IPO” for his work on initial public offerings. He received his BA, MA, and PhD degrees in economics and finance from the University of Chicago.   In this episode, we...

October 15, 2020

Stuart Lucas, CFA & Steve Curley, CFA: Tax Alpha Amid a Changing Tax Regime

Our guest today is Stuart Lucas, founder and Chief Investment Officer of Wealth Strategist Partners, a firm that advises complex family enterprises. He also co-founded the University of Chicago's Private Wealth Management program, now in its...

October 12, 2020

Annie Duke & Steve Curley, CFA: Tracking Error, Career Risk, & How to Decide

Our guest today is Annie Duke, who was previously one of the best poker players in the world and is now a renowned public speaker and best-selling author. Our conversation is all about decision-making and there's no one better to cover the topic than...

October 08, 2020

Mark Yusko & Chris Cannon, CFA: Road Trippin', Tiger Cubs, & Satoshi Nakamoto

Our guest today is Mark Yusko, Founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Morgan Creek Capital Management, which manages close to $2 billion. He is also the Managing Partner of Morgan Creek Digital Assets. Prior to founding Morgan Creek, he was CIO and...

October 01, 2020

Morgan Housel & Steve Curley, CFA: The Psychology of Rational Economic Man

Our guest today is Morgan Housel, Partner at Collaborative Fund, a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal, and arguably the best financial writer of our time. In this episode, we discuss his writing process, his advice to those in the...

September 24, 2020

John Streur & Steve Curley, CFA: ABCs of ESG with Calvert's CEO

Our guest today is John Streur, President and Chief Executive Officer of Calvert Research and Management, an investment management firm that specializes in responsible and sustainable investing across global capital markets. Our episode today focuses...

September 17, 2020

Tyrone Ross & Frank Garcia, CFA: Financial Literacy, Poverty in America, & Bitcoin's Potential

Our guest today is Tyrone Ross, CEO of Onramp Invest, a fintech platform designed for the next generation of advisors and investors.   The majority of our conversation today focuses on Tyrone's passion: lifting up Americans out of poverty and...

September 10, 2020

Christine Benz & Steve Curley, CFA: Personal Finance & Retirement Readiness

Our guest today is Christine Benz, Morningstar's Director of Personal Finance and recently named one of Barron's 100 Most Influential Women in Finance. As so many people have been put into tough financial circumstances due to COVID, the topic of...

September 03, 2020

Scott Young & Steve Curley, CFA: Ultralearning: Fast Track the CFA, MIT Degree, or Second Language

If you are a CFA candidate or life-long learner, this episode is for you. Our guest today is Scott Young, who garnered notoriety when he completed MIT's four year computer science program in just 12 months without taking classes, and later...

August 27, 2020

Chris Cannon, CFA & Michael Falk, CFA: Six Deadly Sins of Investing

Our guest today is Michael Falk, CFA, CRC. Michael is a partner at the Focus Consulting Group. Michael has authored 2.5 books: the 2016 CFA Institute Research Foundation Monograph “”, the 2019 Monograph follow-up “” and he...

August 20, 2020

Frank Garcia, CFA & Dr. Daniel Crosby: Your Brain on Money: How to Make Better Financial Decisions

Our guest today is Dr. Daniel Crosby, Chief Behavioral Officer at Brinker Capital and a New York Times best-selling author of multiple books, including his most recent, .  Daniel is a licensed psychologist who provides a unique lens into...

August 13, 2020

Rob Roy & Javier Perez, CFA: AdventHealth's CIO on Faith, Health & Wealth

Our guest today is Rob Roy, Chief Investment Officer at AdventHealth, the largest hospital headquartered in the state of Florida.   In this episode, we take a look at the investment side that powers the largest healthcare system...

August 06, 2020

Greg Bartalos & Steve Curley, CFA: RIA Intel, Boog Powell’s BBQ, and Ponzi Schemes

Our guest today is Greg Bartalos, Editor in Chief of RIA Intel. He was previously Editor in Chief of Barrons.com and had roles at Yahoo Finance, Bloomberg News and Institutional Investor. In this episode, Greg explains what led Institutional Investor...

July 30, 2020

Dr. Ed Yardeni & Steve Curley, CFA: Fed Watching - Who is More Powerful: POTUS vs. Powell?

Our guest today is Dr. Ed Yardeni, founder of Yardeni Research. He is also the author of multiple books, including . We discuss his recent book, which is about the history of the Fed through the end of 2019 and couldn't be more timely, and get...

July 23, 2020

Mike Pyle, CFA & Steve Curley, CFA: Restart, Revolution, & Resilience

Our guest today is Mike Pyle, CFA. Mike is the Global Chief Investment Strategist for BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager. Prior to joining BlackRock, he served for five years at the center of President Obama's economic team. Our...

July 16, 2020

Dr. Chris Pierson & Steve Curley, CFA: Cyber Security for High Net Worth Individuals

Our guest today is Dr. Chris Pierson, founder and CEO of BlackCloak, a Concierge Cybersecurity protection suite for high net-worth individuals and corporate executives. Previously, he was the first Chief Privacy Officer for the Royal Bank of...

July 09, 2020

Vikram Mansharamani & Chris Cannon, CFA: Becoming a Heterodox Fox – How To Make Your Own Mosaic With Focused Experts

Our guest today is Dr. Vikram Mansharamani, who is currently a lecturer at Harvard University. In addition to teaching, he also advises several Fortune 500 CEOs and was listed as LinkedIn’s #1 Top Voice for Money, Finance and Global Economics twice....