Accepting an Imperfect Portfolio with Nick Maggiulli

  FEATURING: NICK MAGGIULLI Q: Tell us about your role at Ritholtz Wealth Management and your “Of Dollars And Data” blog. How do you hope to educate investors about the importance of data when making investment decisions? A: I maintain my blog at “Of Dollars And Data” to help people make better financial decisions using … Continued

The Growing Complexity of ETF Investing with Nate Geraci

FEATURING: NATE GERACI Completely cherry-picked date, but broad emerging markets have delivered a NEGATIVE TOTAL RETURN since just prior to Global Financial Crisis (Oct 2007)… pic.twitter.com/VBqm6AMBYj — Nate Geraci (@NateGeraci) May 13, 2020 Click to view in YCharts Q: Tell us about yourself and the ETF Store. What is your approach to financial planning and … Continued

Surviving as an Investor with Ian Cassel

FEATURING: IAN CASSEL   I know where I’m still finding value #microcap pic.twitter.com/bzdWgR0h4w — Ian Cassel (@iancassel) April 19, 2020 Q: Tell us about yourself and what sparked your passion for micro cap investing? A: In 1997, I was a teenager in high school investing in small cap technology companies during the dot-com bubble. When … Continued

Winning in Bear Markets with Rita Cheng

  FEATURING: RITA CHENG Click to view in YCharts Q: Tell us about yourself and Blue Ocean Global Wealth. What is your philosophy? A: I help clients gain clarity, confidence and control of their finances. The foundation of every client relationship is financial planning. Financial planning is a collaborative process that helps clients meet their … Continued

Value Investing with Tobias Carlisle

  FEATURING: TOBIAS CARLISLE   Since the October 2007 market high, $BRK.B has been cheaper than today on a price-to-book value basis (1.1x) a mere 2% of days–68 in total–falling in 2009 at the low, and 2011 at the low: pic.twitter.com/LSJhrCkZDr — Tobias Carlisle (@Greenbackd) March 11, 2020 Q: For those who aren’t familiar with … Continued

Investment Scorekeeping with Investopedia’s Caleb Silver

  FEATURING: INVESTOPEDIA EDITOR-IN-CHIEF CALEB SILVER Q: Describe your day-to-day at Investopedia. With all of the great content on the site, what are the key areas in which you’re trying to educate investors? A: As the Editor-in-Chief of Investopedia, I’m responsible for ensuring content quality across the site, which includes our 30,000 articles and financial … Continued

Identifying Competitive Advantages with Matthew Cochrane

  FEATURING: THE MOTLEY FOOL’S MATTHEW COCHRANE   2/ IMHO best way to value banks is P/B ratio. Don’t like using metric for asset-light businesses, but for banks w/ assets on balance sheets, it’s perfect (Assets-liabilities) or Book value / Shares outstanding = Book value per share Share price/book value per share = P/B ratio … Continued

Diversification & US Dominance with Charlie Bilello

FEATURING: CHARLIE BILELLO Q: You’re very active on Twitter but unlike most, you tend to share only facts and data, not opinions. How do you view your own place in the community of investors on Twitter, and the value your content provides investors? A: Like everyone else, I have some strong opinions, but I try … Continued

A Recession-Free Decade with Michael Antonelli

FEATURING MICHAEL ANTONELLI, AKA @BullandBaird Q: Can you tell us about Baird and what you do there? A: Baird is a financial services company that serves institutional and private wealth clients, and manages $150 billion in assets. As a Market Strategist, I communicate with our clients about our firm’s perspectives on the markets. On my … Continued

Ben Carlson on Denominator Blindness

FEATURING BEN CARLSON, CFA Click to view in YCharts Q: Can you tell us about Ritholtz Wealth Management and what you do there? A: I’m the Director of Institutional Asset Management at Ritholtz. I sit on our investment committee where I help build client portfolios, manage risk, and communicate with clients about our investment philosophy. … Continued