Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz looks at the people and ideas that shape markets, investing and business.
Lisa Cook on Gender and Race in Economics (Podcast)
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Dr. Lisa Cook, a professor in the department of economics and in international relations at Michigan State University. As the first Marshall Scholar from Spelman College, she received a second B.A. from Oxford University before earning her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She has served as a senior economist at the Council of Economic Advisers under President Barack Obama and has held positions or conducted research at the National Bureau of Economic Research; the Federal Reserve banks of Minneapolis, New York and Philadelphia; and the World Bank. In 2019, she was elected to serve on the executive committee of the American Economic Association, where she is director of the AEA Summer Training Program.
Joel Greenblatt on Relative Value Investing (Podcast)
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Joel Greenblatt, who serves as managing principal and co-chief investment officer of Gotham Asset Management. Greenblatt is also an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, where he teaches value and special situation investing, and is the author of numerous best-selling books. His latest is “Common Sense: The Investor's Guide to Equality, Opportunity, and Growth."
Dave Portnoy on the Business of Sports Media (Podcast)
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Dave Portnoy, who founded the blog Barstool Sports in 2003 and has since built it into a sports media powerhouse. The company was recently valued at $450 million.
Pedro Earp on the Business of Beer (Podcast)
Boomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Pedro Earp, the chief marketing officer of international brewing powerhouse AB InBev. Earp also leads AB InBev's incubator and venture-capital arm, ZX Ventures.
Doug DeMuro on the Business of Reviewing Cars (Podcast)
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with high-profile car critic Doug DeMuro, whose YouTube channel has more than 3 million subscribers. In addition to creating videos, DeMuro has written for Autotrader, Jalopnik, GQ and The Week, and has appeared as a guest on "Jay Leno's Garage." He recently launched the modern enthusiast car auction site Cars & Bids.
Will Danoff on Innovation and Investments (Podcast)
Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with Will Danoff, who is the Contrafund portfolio manager at Fidelity. During his nearly 30-year tenure, the Fidelity Contrafund has outperformed the S&P 500 in 100% of rolling 10-year time periods. The Fidelity Contrafund is a large-cap growth fund with $139 billion in assets under management.
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I love Barry’s interviews. I’d kill for an invite to one of the dinner parties he references every now and then - it’s clear that he studies the art of conversation. It’s rare to find somebody who is able to get people to the top of their intellect in a way that’s digestible for a mass audience.
Keep it up, I’m so happy to have found this. I’m 200 episodes into the back catalogue