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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 »

DONALD YACKTMAN: A GREAT INVESTOR TURNS MORE CONSERVATIVE

November 1, 2013

Donald Yacktman, President and Founder of Yacktman Asset Management runs two five-star funds. Both have beaten the markets and their peers by wide margins over the years.  This past Morningstar Stock Fund Manager of the Year explains while his approach to picking stocks has stayed the same, his current strategy is changing. Continue Reading »

MARTIN WHITMAN: THEY JUST DON’T GET IT!

October 25, 2013

They Just Don’t Get It! That’s the view of  legendary deep value investor Martin Whitman, Founder and Chairman of Third Avenue Management. In this exclusive interview taped at the Museum of American Finance, Whitman takes on Congressional and Wall Street ignorance about debt, credit worthiness, and earnings. Whitman will also discuss his long term mantra, to buy “safe and cheap” stocks, and his four elements to getting growth at dirt cheap prices. Continue Reading »

CLIFF ASNESS: LEVERAGE. DERIVATIVES. SHORTING.

October 18, 2013

The three “dirty words” of finance became taboo after the 2008 financial crisis, but this week’s guest says investors need them to boost their portfolios and “clean up” in the market. Our Financial Thought Leader this week is Cliff Asness, Managing and Founding Principal of AQR Capital Management, a global investment management firm which runs hedge funds, mutual funds, and a diversified collection of investment strategies. In this rare interview, he’ll discuss the tools we can use to diversify our portfolios. Continue Reading »

DAVID ROSENBERG: SEISMIC INVESTMENT SHIFT

October 11, 2013

Financial Thought Leader David Rosenberg is predicting a generational investment shift. The influential Chief Economist and Strategist at Toronto-based wealth management firm Gluskin Sheff recently reversed course on his long standing deflation and bullish bond theme. He believes Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s fight against deflation is working and that we are already seeing signs of inflation emerging and the economy strengthening beyond what most on Wall Street expect.  He explains his new call and why investors should be making some proactive changes to their portfolios now. Continue Reading »

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