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.

Risk Parity Is the Answer: What Was the Question?

June 11, 2020
Adam and Pierre focus their discussion on diversification as a combination of "diversity" and "balance". Diversity is about holding investments that are designed to thrive in very different market environments, and for different reasons. Balance has the objective of ensuring that investments are all able to express their unique personalities.

Investing in the Upside Down: Logica’s Michael Green Describes Why Passive Flows Corrupt Market Structure and How to Profit

June 8, 2020
In this wide-ranging discussion Logica’s Mike Green describes a mosaic of ways to “seek out a straddle”, and reveals new data and analysis to help flesh-out his thesis on the growing importance of systematic passive flows to U.S. stocks.

The Pandemic Portfolio – Risk Parity, Convexity, and Multi-Asset Factors in Extreme Markets

April 22, 2020
In this episode, the ReSolve team begins with an examination of some of the macroeconomic narratives that may drive capital markets for the coming months and years. But since these future paths are all plausible – and some quite compelling – we then provide a framework to deal with such a wide range of possible outcomes.

Ben Hunt – The Narrative Machine

March 20, 2020
Gestalt University’s latest guest has emerged as one of these trusted sources. His Epsilon Theory portal is one of the most respected and widely read information outlets in financial media. A prolific writer with a background in applied statistics and game theory, his acute understanding of history and behavioral analysis have equipped him with the right tools to shed light onto the real forces that guide The Narrative Machine. He is, of course, Dr Ben Hunt.

Corey Hoffstein – Strategy Construction: Why Simple is Fragile

March 6, 2020
For this fascinating conversation we bring none other than Corey Hoffstein of Newfound Research. Corey has lived by the “risk cannot be destroyed, only transformed” dictum, which has guided the core of his investment philosophy across three axes of diversification – sources of risk, process and time.