Andrew Lo

ANDREW LO: FINANCIAL INNOVATION

May 2, 2014

Why do investors make stupid mistakes? Why do individuals consistently underperform the very funds they invest in? Are there strategies investors can follow to avoid self-destructive behavior? Those are some of the weighty questions Financial Thought Leader Andrew Lo is trying to answer from two vantage points, one as a professor of Finance at MIT and Director of its Laboratory for Financial Engineering, the other as strategist and fund manager at his firm AlphaSimplex Group. This week’s conversation will start with his most recent research project at MIT, titled “Artificial Stupidity”!  Continue Reading »

Andrew Lo: How Do You Cope With Increasingly Complex Markets?

January 25, 2013

The sea change in the markets. Financial Thought Leader, Andrew Lo, renowned professor of finance at MIT and hedge fund manager says the markets are more complex and challenging than ever before. He shares strategies to survive and prosper. Continue Reading »

ASSESS YOUR RISK TOLERANCE WITH A FINANCIAL ADVISOR

January 25, 2013
  • Determine the rate of return needed to reach your life’s goals
  • Ask yourself how much you can afford to lose over the course of any given year and reach those goals
  • Understand your emotional tolerance for risk

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Andrew Lo on his Cancer Megafund

January 23, 2013

Our WEALTHTRACK guest this week, Andrew Lo, M.I.T. economist extraordinaire and Chairman and Chief Investment Strategist of the alternative investment firm, AlphaSimplex Group is applying his formidable analytical skills to a pressing humanitarian cause, finding a cure for cancer. Consuelo asked him about his latest and very personal project, the “Cancer Megafund.”

Nancy Lazar – Robert Shiller – Andrew Lo

April 17, 2009

New Market Realities

Dealing with the new market realities. Two giants of behavioral finance- Yale Professor and Irrational Exuberance author, Robert Shiller and MIT professor and hedge fund manager Andrew Lo- discuss where the money will be made in the new financial landscape. Plus, top rated economist Nancy Lazar of ISI Group fills us in on the outlook for global economies and markets. Continue Reading »

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