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 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.

Day 5 – The Impact of Sequence of Returns Risk and How to Minimize it

December 17, 2018
As we invest over the next few decades, we should aim to protect our sequence of positive returns by preventing the “maniacs from taking over the asylum”. This is where the rubber begins to meet the road. Welcome to Day 5.

Day 4 Pushing the Diversification Frontier with True Factor Investing

December 13, 2018
On our fourth day, we add yet another layer of diversity onto our building blocks. While diversity across global asset-classes is a useful first step, there are other aspects of the portfolio construction and rebalancing processes that can push the diversification boundaries even further and help improve risk-adjusted performance.

Day 3 – The Two Fundamental Drivers that Determine All Economic Regimes

December 13, 2018
By understanding how each asset-class behaves throughout the four economic regimes, investors will not need to rely on predictions to thrive in most market environment. Welcome to Day 3.

Day 2 What True Diversification Really Is and How to Maximize it

December 13, 2018
In episode one we described an investment arena that is likely to provide the best long-term opportunities. On this second day, we lay out the case for giving as much (or more) credence to portfolio diversification opportunities as is given to a strategy’s investment edge.