Gestalt University Podcasts

Welcome to Gestalt University, hosted by the team at ReSolve Global*, where evidence inspires confidence.

These podcasts will dig deep to uncover investment truths and life hacks you won’t find in the mainstream media, covering topics that appeal to left-brained robots, right-brained poets and everyone in between. In this show we interview deep thinkers in the world of quantitative finance such as Larry Swedroe, Meb Faber and many more, all with the goal of helping you reach excellence. Welcome to the journey.

ReSolve Riffs with Jim O’Shaughnessy on Education, Ingenuity and Techno Optimism

May 11, 2021
Jim O’Shaughnessy (chairman and co-CIO of O’Shaughnessy Asset Management is a Wall Street legend. He is one of the “OGs” of quantitative investing, a best-selling author, and more recently also turned podcaster with his Infinite Loops channel. Jim joined us for a roller-coaster of a conversation that covered...

ReSolve Riffs with Eric Crittenden on Combining Global Trend & Risk Parity for All Weather Performance

May 3, 2021
While studying meteorology and public health in university, Eric Crittenden (CIO of Standpoint Asset Management) stumbled into an economics class and fell in love with complex dynamic systems. He then joined a family office that was uniquely focused on levering into technology companies in the run up to the Dotcom Crash, a debacle that strengthened his views on the importance of diversification and risk management.

Feature Engineering, Strategy Mining, Economic Value and The Profitability Rule with Michael Harris

April 28, 2021
Michael Harris started trading rates and derivatives 30 years ago. He is the Founder of Price Action Lab and the developer of the first commercial software for identifying parameter-less patterns in price action 20 years ago. In the past 10 years he has worked on the development of DLPAL, which is a software program designed to identify short-term anomalies in market data for use with fixed and machine learning models.

ReSolve Riffs on Lifting and Low Risk Investing with FinTwits Lawrence Hamtil

April 26, 2021
This week we were joined by Lawrence Hamtil, founder and principal at Fortune Financial Advisors, author of their popular blog, as well as an active member of the FinTwit community. His power lifting hobby and contrarian nature permeate his writing and investment philosophy, which made for a great conversation.

ReSolve Riffs with Rob Carver on Smart Portfolios and the Evolution of Systematic Trading

April 19, 2021
A systematic response to dynamic scenarios, removing one’s emotions from the equation, has been the standard approach in the military for millennia. In the world of investing, rules-based methodologies remain a contentious topic, even though a majority of the most successful asset managers are quants. Rob Carver (Independent Systematic Researcher and Author) knew early on that his investment career could only take the ‘systematic path’.