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.

Day 10 – How Thoughtful Portfolio Optimization Techniques can be a Total Game Changer for Portfolio Results

December 20, 2018
In this episode the guys discuss ReSolve’s portfolio optimization article series and describe why appropriate portfolio optimization can act as a powerful force-multiplier on long-term performance.

Day 9 – What It Means to be a True Systematic Manager and How to Spot the Lemon’s in your Lineup

December 20, 2018
So far, we have been discussing a variety of ways to build portfolios and harvest returns, but we haven’t really addressed a fundamental aspect of how we think about the portfolio construction. On this 9th day, we get down to what it really means to be a systematic investor.

Day 8 – Why Financial Professionals and their Clients Need to Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable in the Coming Decade

December 17, 2018
Go global and let go of home-country bias. Diversify across asset-classes, factors and strategies. Embrace tracking-error. The key message on this 8th day is: get comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Day 7 – How to think about your Alternative Sleeve in the Context of Getting the Most Bang for your Buck

December 17, 2018
And on the 7th day, the Meta Portfolio was created. After analyzing the many sources of return across major global asset classes, we now focus on how to implement different strategies and the most thoughtful way of putting those pieces together.

Day 6 – Factor Investing and the Pitfalls of Poor Strategy Construction Uncorrelated Investment Factors

December 17, 2018
On this 6th day, we will investigate the many ways to harvest excess returns from investment factors (also known as style premia), and how to avoid being specifically wrong in your approach.