An Interview with Dr. Harry Markowitz, Father of Modern Portfolio Theory

April 6, 2018. Dr. Harry Markowitz, father of modern portfolio theory. Dr. Markowitz is interviewed by Dr. Chincarini about modern portfolio theory, living a long life, political correctness, and advice for students. Markowitz’s Library Tour: Chincarini takes us on a tour of Dr. Markowitz’s library, showing us his Nobel Prize medallion and the original notes to his famous 1959 book on...
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Structured Credit Products. History, Pricing, and Risk Management. Guest: Mr. Fabrice Tourre

May 22, 2017. Mr. Fabrice Tourre, former Vice President and Co-Head of European Structured Credit Trading at Goldman Sachs and currently a Ph.D. student in economics at the University of Chicago. Mr. Tourre was involved in the structuring of the famous Abacus CDO that was shorted by hedge fund manager, John Paulson. After the financial crisis of 2008, the SEC brought a suit against Goldman...
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Reducing the Cost of Credit for Consumers and Small Businesses. Guest: Mr. Renaud LaPlanche

May 5, 2016. Mr. Renaud LaPlanche, CEO and Founder of Lending Club.  Mr. LaPlanche’s last public talk as CEO of Lending Club; four days later, he resigned amidst a lending scandal. Mr. LaPlanche discusses his company, answers questions about the peer-to-peer lending business, and gives students his words of advice. Q&A Begins at:...
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The Price of Oil and Commodity Investing. Guests: Mr. Nick Gerber, Mr. John Love, Mr. Andy Ngim, and Mr. Robert Nguyen.

April 21, 2016. The co-founders and CEO of USCF Investments speak about commodity investing.  Mr. Nick Gerber, Mr. John Love, Mr. Andy Ngim, and Mr. Robert Nguyen speak about the price of oil, commodity investing, about creating the first and most important oil ETF, USO, and advice to young people about finance.  Moderator:  Ludwig Chincarini.  Q&A Begins at:...
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The Business of Designing and Building the World’s Greatest Golf Courses. Guest: Mr. Robert Trent Jones, Jr.

March 8, 2016. Mr. Robert Trent Jones, Jr, Chairman and Master Architect of Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects.  Robert Trent Jones, Jr. talks about his path to becoming one of the world’s premier golf course architects — from apprenticing beside his father while designing the legendary Spyglass Hill to pioneering the company’s business in Asia and founding his own firm....
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The 2015 Nobel Prizes Explained. Guests: Michael Boskin, James Cleaver, Susanna Elm, Rebecca Gordon, Yasunori Nomura, and David Scott Smith. Host: Ludwig Chincarini.

November 2, 2015. University of San Francisco, UC Berkeley, Stanford, and UCSF professors explain the scientific contributions of the 2015 Nobel prize recipients. Michael Boskin (Economics), James Cleaver (Chemistry), Susanna Elm (Literature), Rebecca Gordon (Peace), Yasunori Nomura (Physics), and David Scott Smith (Medicine). Host: Ludwig Chincarini. Tech Nation Moderator: Moira...
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