The Curious Investor

11 EpisodesProduced by AQR Capital Management, LLC

We break down some of the most important ideas in finance to help us make better investment decisions.Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded in 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of A… read more

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Fundamental… or Quant?

October 3rd, 2018

19:00
Our guests debunk some common misconceptions about two approaches to investing: quantitative and fundamental. And they explain how their differences might actually make them complimentary.

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ESG: The Good, the Bad, and the Fuzzy

September 26th, 2018

15:54
Is “doing good” good, bad or neutral for an investor’s portfolio? Three experts explain how they approach ESG investing, or the consideration of …

Taking Stock of Stock Myths

September 19th, 2018

19:30
There is risk in every investment. This episode delves into three specific kinds of equity risks that tend to weigh on investors: home bias, market …

Interest Rate Limbo

September 12th, 2018

16:10
We investigate why investors might want bonds in their portfolios, even in a low-yield environment.

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Rise of the Machines

September 5th, 2018

17:23
Quantitative, or data-driven, investing has become increasingly ubiquitous — and many of its technologies have become a necessary part of the …

Superstar Investors

August 29th, 2018

16:43
Warren Buffett. Bill Gross. George Soros. Peter Lynch. We take a deep dive into some of the most famous track records in finance, specifically to ask if the themes we’ve covered in this show can explain some of their …

Hot Hands and Cold Feet

August 22nd, 2018

18:52
Sports analogies often help us think about how we make investing decisions. Are there streaks in random data? Do past results affect future ones? And …

Active versus Passive

August 15th, 2018

21:58
Vanguard founder Jack Bogle and AQR co-founder Cliff Asness have a lively conversation about one of the most epic battles in investing: Do you stick with the index or do you try to beat it?

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Face the Factors

August 8th, 2018

23:43
Factors are the building blocks of investment returns. We explain what they are, how they work, and how you can use them in your portfolio.

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Silly Things Investors Do

August 1st, 2018

17:58
An all-star lineup walks us through some of the most common biases that creep into our investment decisions. The University of Chicago’s Richard Thaler, who won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics, shares some of his most …

Trailer

July 26th, 2018

2:32
Launching on August 1, The Curious Investor tackles complex financial topics and explains how investing should be grounded in a healthy dose of …
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