12 episodes

We are simplifying finance for the new generation! Every episode involves a discussion with the host, Rohan Gupta, a regular teen who loves finance and has a passion to teach it, around simplifying a topic in finance for others to gain a better understanding of it.

This is the official podcast for StreetFins.

Finance Simplified StreetFins

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We are simplifying finance for the new generation! Every episode involves a discussion with the host, Rohan Gupta, a regular teen who loves finance and has a passion to teach it, around simplifying a topic in finance for others to gain a better understanding of it.

This is the official podcast for StreetFins.

    EP 11 — Simplifying The COVID-19 Market with Morgan Housel of The Collaborative Fund

    EP 11 — Simplifying The COVID-19 Market with Morgan Housel of The Collaborative Fund

    In this episode, my co-host Cassandra Ying and I talk to Morgan Housel, one of the most insightful and unique writers and thinkers in all of finance, about the COVID-19 market so far. We delve into topics like the stimulus, day trading, behavioral finance, history, stock market trends, and much more!

    Check out the episode to learn about the COVID-19 market so far in a simplified way!

    Morgan Housel is a partner at The Collaborative Fund and a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal. He is a two-time winner of the Best in Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, winner of the New York Times Sidney Award, and a two-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. He started writing during the financial crisis, and since then has gone on to become one of the most followed writers and thinkers in all of finance.

    Follow Morgan Housel on Twitter here!

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    Morgan’s New Book:


    The Psychology of Money: Timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness (2020)

    Want to learn more? Check out some StreetFins articles and videos relating to topics mentioned in the episode:


    Intro to Behavioral Finance
    Intro to The Federal Reserve System
    Intro to Day Trading
    COVID-19 and the Stimulus Checks


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    • 54 min
    EP 10 — Simplifying Hedge Funds with Anthony Scaramucci of Skybridge Capital

    EP 10 — Simplifying Hedge Funds with Anthony Scaramucci of Skybridge Capital

    In this episode, my co-host Rajan Vazirani and I talk to Anthony Scaramucci, founder of Skybridge Capital, about hedge funds. We delve into topics like the history of the hedge fund industry, hedge fund basics, hedge fund careers, coming back from failure, and much more!

    Check out the episode to learn about hedge funds in a simplified way!

    Anthony Scaramucci is an American hedge fund manager, founder, and co-managing partner of Skybridge Capital. Prior to founding SkyBridge in 2005, Mr. Scaramucci co-founded Oscar Capital Management, which was sold to Neuberger Berman in 2001. Earlier, he was a vice president at Goldman Sachs. In 2016, he was ranked #85 in Worth Magazine’s 100 Most Powerful People in Global Finance. He is vice chair of the Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board, a board member of both The Brain Tumor Foundation, and a Trustee of the US Olympic & Paralympic Foundation. He served as the White House Communications Director for a period in July 2017. He earned his undergraduate degree from Tufts University and a JD from Harvard Law School.

    Follow Anthony Scaramucci on Twitter here!

    Follow StreetFins on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook here, and follow me on Twitter @rohaninvest!

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    Here are some of the books that Anthony has written or recommends:


    Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune Without Losing Your Soul
    The Little Book of Hedge Funds
    Hopping over the Rabbit Hole: How Entrepreneurs Turn Failure into Success
    The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason

    Want to learn more? Check out some StreetFins articles and videos relating to topics mentioned in the episode:


    Intro to Hedge Funds
    Intro to Leverage
    Basics of Options


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    • 40 min
    EP 9 — Simplifying The Dot-com Bubble with Heidi Roizen of Threshold Ventures

    EP 9 — Simplifying The Dot-com Bubble with Heidi Roizen of Threshold Ventures

    In this episode, my co-host Alex Patel and I talk to Heidi Roizen of Threshold Ventures about the dot-com bubble. We delve into topics like the irrational exuberance, evangelism, the history of innovation, entrepreneurship, and much more!

    Check out the episode to learn about the dot-com bubble in a simplified way!

    Heidi Roizen is a veteran venture capitalist and partner at Threshold Ventures as well as a corporate director. She is on the boards of directors of Zoox, Planet, Polarr, Memphis Meats, DMGT, and Invitation Homes. She co-founded T/Maker, where she served as CEO for over a decade through its acquisition by Deluxe Corporate in 1994. Next, she joined Apple as VP of Worldwide Developer Relations, and from there, Mobius Venture Capital. She's been named to the Corporate Board Member's "Top 50 Women in Tech" list and Hot Topics' Top 100 Women in Tech. In 2018, Heidi was named the Financial Woman of the Year by the Financial Women of San Francisco. She has also earned the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives Annual Achievement Award, among other accolades. Heidi currently holds two leadership positions at Stanford University. She co-leads the Threshold Venture Fellows in the Management Science and Engineering department at Stanford. Additionally, she is also a member of the advisory council of Stanford’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. She earned both her undergraduate degree and MBA from Stanford University.

    Follow Heidi Roizen on Twitter here!

    Follow StreetFins on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook here, and follow me on Twitter @rohaninvest!

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    Want to learn more? Check out some StreetFins articles and videos relating to topics mentioned in the episode:

    Intro to Earnings
    The Difference Between Investing and Trading
    Basics of Stocks
    Valuation: Discounted Cash Flow
    The Dot-com Bubble Explained

    • 48 min
    EP 8 — Simplifying Racial Economic Inequality With William “Sandy” Darity Jr. Of Duke University

    EP 8 — Simplifying Racial Economic Inequality With William “Sandy” Darity Jr. Of Duke University

    In this episode, my co-host Cassandra Ying (first one!) and I talk to William “Sandy” Darity Jr. of Duke University about racial economic inequality. We delve into topics like the history of discrimination, present economic inequalities, reparations as a solution, much more!

    Check out the episode to learn about the timely topic of racial economic inequality in a simplified way!

    William “Sandy” Darity Jr. is the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University. He’s known for his work in economics, specifically on the topics of inequality by race, class, and ethnicity, stratification economics, the history of economics, the African diaspora, reparations, and racial achievement gaps. He received the Samuel Z. Westerfield Award in 2012 from the National Economic Association, the organization’s highest honor. He, along with his wife A. Kirsten Mullen, is the author of From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century, which is linked below. Sandy received his undergraduate degree in economics from Brown University and his Ph.D. in economics from MIT.

    Follow William “Sandy” Darity Jr. on Twitter here!

    Follow StreetFins on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook here, and follow me on Twitter @rohaninvest!

    Find and subscribe to Finance Simplified on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify!

    William’s Book:


    From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century (2020)

    Want to learn more? Check out some StreetFins articles relating to topics mentioned in the episode:


    Intro to Economics
    Economics of System Racism
    Intro to Inflation
    The Black-White Wealth Gap in America

    • 59 min
    EP 7 — Simplifying Behavioral Economics With John List Of The University of Chicago

    EP 7 — Simplifying Behavioral Economics With John List Of The University of Chicago

    In this episode, I talk to John List of The University of Chicago about behavioral economics. We delve into topics like irrational behavior, field experiments, differences from traditional economics, and more!

    Check out the episode to learn about behavioral economics in a simplified way!

    John List is the Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the University of Chicago, where he’s been since 2004. He’s known for his work in behavioral economics, experimental economics, environmental economics, policymaking, behavioral finance, and much more. He’s been teaching economics since 1996 and is the recipient of many awards in economics, such as the Arrow Prize for Senior Economists (2008) and the Kenneth Galbraith Award (2010) and many others. In addition, his economic expertise is not just limited to academia as he ventured into the land of startups by being hired by Uber and then by Lyft to be their Chief Economist. He is the author of The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life, which is linked below. John received his undergraduate degree in economics at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Wyoming.

    Follow University of Chicago Economics on Twitter here!

    Follow StreetFins on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook here, and follow me on Twitter @rohaninvest!

    Find and subscribe to Finance Simplified on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify!

    John’s Book:


    The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life (2013)

    Want to learn more? Check out some StreetFins articles relating to topics mentioned in the episode:


    Intro to Economics
    Intro to Microeconomics
    Strong Potential For Tech IPOs In 2019
    Intro to Behavioral Economics

    • 47 min
    EP 6 — Simplifying Market Design and Game Theory with Alvin Roth of Stanford University

    EP 6 — Simplifying Market Design and Game Theory with Alvin Roth of Stanford University

    In this episode, I talk to Alvin Roth of Stanford University about market design and game theory. We delve into topics like market structures, market failures, game theory applications, and more!

    Check out the episode to learn about market design and game theory in a simplified way!

    Alvin Roth is the Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He specializes in market design, game theory, and behavioral and experimental economics. In addition to being a professor, he was the President of the American Economics Association in 2017. In 2012, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Lloyd Shapley for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design. Before teaching at Stanford, Alvin taught economics at Harvard, where he now holds emeritus status. He is the author of Who Gets What and Why, which is linked below. Alvin received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University in Operations Research and both his master’s and doctorate degrees from Stanford, both in Operations Research.

    Follow Stanford University on Twitter here!

    Follow StreetFins on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook here, and follow me on Twitter @rohaninvest!

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    Alvin’s Book:


    Who Gets What ― and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design (2015)

    Want to learn more? Check out some StreetFins articles relating to topics mentioned in the episode:


    Intro to Economics
    Intro To Microeconomics

    • 38 min

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