9 episodes

The Phil Bak Podcast takes you deep into the worlds of economics, investing and entrepreneurship as Phil talks to the innovators who challenge conventional thinking and exploring the narratives that are driving market moves.

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    • 5.0, 19 Ratings

The Phil Bak Podcast takes you deep into the worlds of economics, investing and entrepreneurship as Phil talks to the innovators who challenge conventional thinking and exploring the narratives that are driving market moves.

    Nancy Davis: How can investors hedge against inflation?

    Nancy Davis: How can investors hedge against inflation?

    Nancy Davis, Founder and CIO of Quadratic Capital Management joins the show to talk about her fund and how it can help investors hedge against interest rate and inflation risks. She also talks about the challenges of entrepreneurship and how it has been difficult to brush off rejection in the financial services industry as she continues to tell the story of the fund and how it is designed to help investors.

    • 35 min
    Joe Smith: How do you personalize investment portfolios?

    Joe Smith: How do you personalize investment portfolios?

    Joe Smith, Founder of Parti Pris Investment Partners joins Phil for a conversation about entrepreneurship, direct index and diversity in the asset management industry. Joe discusses his new startup and how they are utilizing technology to deliver customized solutions to financial advisors. Joe and Phil then have a candid discussion about diversity and inclusion in the asset management industry, with Joe recounting his personal experiences and offering ideas for industry improvement in the future.

    • 33 min
    Liam Vaughan: Who caused the flash crash?

    Liam Vaughan: Who caused the flash crash?

    Liam Vaughan joins the podcast to talk about his recent book Flash Crash: A Trading Savant, a Global Manhunt, and the Most Mysterious Market Crash in History. The conversation includes details on how the flash crash went down, the aftermath and the resulting blame games, Nav Sarao and whether he was scapegoated, the complexity of market structure, and the status of a potential upcoming movie about the events of the flash crash.

    • 33 min
    April Boyle: How do you inspire community entrepreneurship?

    April Boyle: How do you inspire community entrepreneurship?

    April Boyle, Founder and Executive Director of the Build Institute in Detroit, talks about how underestimated entrepreneurs and communities can build lasting wealth and ownership. April discusses why small business is the backbone of communities, and the challenges in getting small business funding, how Detroit companies are surviving the Covid shutdown, the impact of monopolies on small business, and alternative funding sources such as community capital, micro loans, and invisible capital.

    • 49 min
    Tariq Dennison: What is the Outlook for Asia & EM?

    Tariq Dennison: What is the Outlook for Asia & EM?

    Phil is joined by the "Quant of Asia" Tariq Dennison. Tariq is the Founder of GFM Asset Management based in Hong Kong. Tariq explains what life has been like in Asia since Covid-19 hit, and how Hong Kong in particular has managed to contain the virus. Tariq then shares his outlook on a number of Asian and EM countries and currencies, and explains why he is bearish on gold as an investment.

    • 45 min
    Flash episode: Will the Fed's actions lead to civil unrest?

    Flash episode: Will the Fed's actions lead to civil unrest?

    In this flash episode, Phil talks about ETF classifications, listing rules, and why the Fed's actions will lead to civil unrest.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Packers2735536372 ,

The best!

Investing, economics, entrepreneurship... what more could you want?

Asad Gourani ,

Great Podcast!!

Really great show with so many interesting insights!

Jonlux11 ,

Unparalleled Investing Knowledge and Hot Takes

If you care about markets at all, Phil is someone you simply need to be listening to!