Gestalt University Podcasts

Welcome to Gestalt University, hosted by the team at ReSolve Asset Management, 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.

Alexander Mende: Risk Managing the Risk Managers

November 26, 2020
Today’s conversation is with Alexander Mende, Senior Investment Analyst and Head of Investment Research at RPM Risk and Portfolio Management in Stockholm, Sweden. We explore the evolving role of managed futures and trend following both in terms of client expectations and how managers have adapted strategies to deal with the current macro-environment.

ReSolve Riffs with Logica’s Wayne Himelsein on “Skew Baby”

November 24, 2020
he year that saw the fastest decline, followed by the steepest recovery in market history has left one topic top of mind for most investors – volatility. Though down from its eye-watering spike in the first quarter, the VIX (CBOE Volatility Index) has remained significantly higher than in previous years, and not without good reason.

ReSolve Riffs on Maximizing the Rebalancing Premium

November 17, 2020
Readers of our research (as well as any student of history) will know that stocks and bonds can go through prolonged periods of synchronized underperformance, while Risk Parity can navigate virtually any form of inflationary or growth shock. But when executed properly, with periodic rebalancing, Risk Parity can benefit from a substantial tailwind, as we showed in our recent paper – Maximizing the Rebalancing Premium.

ReSolve Riffs on Coaching, Longevity and Investing in Yourself with Dr. Kevin Jardine

November 10, 2020
This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day. The conversation then turns to coaching, where Kevin describes how the best coaching relationships arise when coaches and trainees share the same goals with candor and humility. We discuss the utility of psychological profiling to ensure compatible personality types and how incompatible personalities can lead to trouble down the line.

ReSolve Riffs on the Global Landscape with The Macro Tourist (Kevin Muir)

November 2, 2020
In an upside-down market it’s hard to know which way is up. Many investors rely on Kevin Muir, otherwise known as the Macro Tourist, to help them navigate these uncharted waters. Kevin is a pragmatic macro analyst and trader who is focused on trading markets as they are, rather than how you might wish they were. Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) was the center of gravity for the conversation.