June 4, 2020

Episode #54 Clare Flynn Levy – Using Data to Preserve Alpha as a Fund Manager

Clare Flynn Levy is the Founder and CEO of Essentia Analytics, a behavioral data analytics service that helps professional investors make measurably better investment decisions. She also sits on the board of several and before founding Essentia, she was active as a fund manager, both for a company she founded herself and big names like DWS. Clare tells us how data analytics can be used to become a better fund manager by analysing decision patters. She goes into a concept called the alpha lifecycle. We talk about trends in the asset management industry like AI, blockchain, or model delivery. Links […]
February 15, 2018

Episode #15 Jack Schwager – Market Wizards, Market Efficiency and What Makes a Great Trader

Jack Schwager is a recognized industry expert in futures and hedge funds and the author of a number of widely acclaimed financial books including the Market Wizards series. Mr. Schwager is one of the founders of Fund Seeder. Mr. Schwager was a partner in the Fortune Group (2001-2010), a London-based hedge fund advisory firm. His prior experience also includes 22 years as Director of Futures research for some of Wall Street’s leading firms, most recently Prudential Securities. Guess who is back! We are so excited to bring to you the second season of The Wall Street Lab podcast! To kick off […]
June 1, 2017

Episode #14 Dan Kemp – Using Behavioral Finance to Make Better Investment Decisions

Dan Kemp is the Chief Investment Officer for the EMEA region at Morningstar Investment Management. Dan has a very interesting background. For instance, he holds a BA in Theology at Kings College in London – we spend quite a bit of time talking about how his non-business background has helped him in his investment career. Prior to joining Morningstar Investment Management, he was a Founder and Partner at Albemarle Street Partners, an investment advisory firm that assists advisors in client risk profiling, fund research, portfolio construction and asset allocation. Prior to that, he was a Multi-Asset Fund of Funds manager […]
January 12, 2017

Episode #04 Brian Tomlinson, CMT – Fixed Income Investing with a Global Portfolio Manager

Brian Tomlinson, CMT is currently a Global Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Allianz Global Investors. Prior to joining AllianzGI, he spent 7 years at Pimco as a Portfolio Manager. He also worked at other companies well known to most of us, such as Merrill Lynch, Citi Bank, Dresdner Bank and IBM. If you are one of those who think fixed income is boing, I can almost guarantee you that you will change your mind after listening to our conversation with Brian. Not only is he extremely good at what he does – and you will hear that when he walks […]