The Changing World of Investing

The views expressed in this program are solely those of the host and speakers in their individual capacity and they do not necessarily reflect the views of the program’s sponsors or the entities with which any of the participants are affiliated. The contents of this program are for informational and educational purposes only. They do not constitute and should not be considered legal, tax, investment advice or a solicitation of the sale or purchase of any futures, options or swaps contracts.

Guests: Andrew Lo, the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Sol Waksman, the President of the Backstop BarclayHedge Division.

 

Part 1

Topics discussed:

  • Why separating the alpha from the beta has been revolutionary for the entire financial industry
  • How the abundance of passive tools has changed the investor's experience during the market changes
  • What investors need to understand about diversification and risk

Part 2

Topics Discussed: 

• The lessons different groups of people can still learn from the economic crisis of 2008
• Why investors have a hard time grasping the advantages of the liquidity that trend following brings to investments 
• Why the centralization to one cryptocurrency is inevitable 


The views expressed in this program are solely those of the host and speakers in their individual capacity and they do not necessarily reflect the views of the program’s sponsors or the entities with which any of the participants are affiliated. The contents of this program are for informational and educational purposes only. They do not constitute and should not be considered legal, tax, investment advice or a solicitation of the sale or purchase of any futures, options or swaps contracts.

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