Archive for November, 2013

THEY JUST DON’T GET IT! Transcript 10/25/2013 #1018

November 15, 2013

CONSUELO MACK: This week on WealthTrack, legendary Great Investor Marty Whitman pulls no punches when attacking Congress’ ineptitude and Wall Street’s ignorance about debt and stocks. In a WealthTrack exclusive, the octogenarian founder of Third Avenue Management delivers a powerful blow for investors next on Consuelo Mack WealthTrack.

Hello and welcome to this edition of WealthTrack, I’m Consuelo Mack. We are delighted to be taping at the Museum of American Finance, a must visit destination in the heart of Wall Street. It is the only museum devoted to the history of finance, the foundation of our capitalist system.

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LEVERAGE. DERIVATIVES. SHORTING. Transcript 10/18/2013 #1017

November 15, 2013

CONSUELO MACK:   This week on WealthTrack: A financial thought leader and money manager who says you are not totally diversified until the three dirty words of finance are in your portfolio. AQR Capital’s Cliff Asness explains what they are, next on Consuelo Mack WealthTrack.

Hello and welcome to this edition of WealthTrack, I’m Consuelo Mack. Get a comfortable seat, take out your note pads and be prepared for a graduate level seminar on investing, mostly in layman’s terms, but just in case I am providing some definitions. Our guest this week is a Financial Thought Leader with an academic and research bent. He is Clifford Asness, the managing and founding principal of AQR Capital Management. AQR stands for Applied Quantitative Research- Asness and several of his team mates are what are known as “quants.” I’ll define that in a moment.

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BARBARA KRUMSIEK: FINDING CONFIDENCE AND COURAGE AT A YOUNG AGE

November 8, 2013

As CEO of Calvert Investments, Barbara Krumsiek has established herself as a globally recognized leader in the field of sustainable and responsible investing. Find out where she began to develop her leadership skills and the passion to make the world a better place.

    





BARBARA KRUMSIEK: CLEAN PROFITS

November 8, 2013

Socially Responsible Investing is no longer a niche strategy. It’s gone mainstream as more companies, investment firms and investors pay attention to environmental, social and governance issues. And the belief that this approach means lagging performance has been proven wrong. SRI funds are now competing head on with traditional money management. This week’s guest is Barbara Krumsiek, the CEO of Calvert Investments Inc., a leader in SRI mutual funds and a Financial Thought leader in her own right. Continue Reading »

SEISMIC INVESTMENT SHIFT Transcript 10/11/2013 #1016

November 1, 2013

CONSUELO MACK: This week on WealthTrack, with the power of the Federal Reserve behind it, Gluskin Sheff’s influential economist, David Rosenberg predicts inflation is coming. What his big call means for investors is next on Consuelo Mack WealthTrack.

 

Hello and welcome to this edition of WealthTrack, I’m Consuelo Mack. What has been one of the defining financial trends of the last three decades? We have covered it numerous times on WealthTrack, and no it’s not government shutdowns, although there have been 18 of them since 1977, including the most recent one. And it’s not the looming October 17th deadline for the federal debt ceiling limit. Congress has raised the debt limit 15 times in the last decade alone.  Probably the most significant economic development of the last 30 years has been the submission of inflation and the concomitant decline in interest rates.

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