We are thrilled to interview some of the world’s leading investment, economic, and philanthropic minds to provide insight on how institutional investors can survive and thrive in the world of markets and finance.

Breaking Down the Chain: How Blockchain is Disrupting Industries

March 30, 2021
With the rise of Bitcoin, blockchain has gained much popularity in recent years. In this episode, Atul Rustgi from Accolade Partners joins us to break down the “chain.”  We will discuss how the technology behind cryptocurrencies is disrupting industries from banking to the internet. Hear about some of the many different use cases for blockchain and Atul's opinion on whether cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, are truly currencies, or something else entirely. Finally, hear how institutions can invest in this disruptive force.

Investing in Dialogue with Rhonda Fitzgerald

February 19, 2021
Rhonda Fitzgerald of Sustained Dialogue Institute joins us to talk about the five principles applied by Sustained Dialogue to facilitate healthy conversations around difficult topics such as race, gender, and religion. Hear how these techniques led to diplomacy breakthroughs like the Camp David Accords or the Dartmouth Conferences, the longest running continuous bilateral agreement between the former Soviet Union and the U.S.A. We also dive into how the process may vary across industries, the evolution in an increasingly virtual environment, and an example of an off-the-shelf event used at a hedge fund.

It’s Good to be King with Jeffrey Gundlach

January 25, 2021
Jeffrey Gundlach gained international renown when he was anointed the "King of Bonds" by Barron's magazine in 2011. Having joined us on the main stage at the FEG Investment Forum twice, FEG clients gave Jeffrey high marks for the knowledge his brings to these events. We are excited to have him on the FEG Insight Bridge to discuss the firm he launched 11 years ago, almost buying the NFL's Buffalo Bills, and his market views for 2021. Listen in to hear what market themes he anticipates for the new year!

Getting Schooled with Professor Jeremy Siegel

January 7, 2021
Jeremy Siegel, professor, author, and investment professional, joins us to tackle a myriad of topics ranging from current thoughts on the equity markets, the future of academia, to fundamental indexing. Jeremy is the Russell E. Palmer Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a regular on CNBC, CNN, and NPR. Jeremy is probably best known for his best-selling book, Stocks for the Long Run. In addition to his storied academic career, Jeremy is also an advisor for Wisdom Tree Advisors.

Hillbilly Investor: J.D. Vance

November 24, 2020
We are thrilled to have investor, philanthropist, and bestselling author, J.D. Vance join us for our latest podcast episode! J.D.’s #1 NYT Bestselling book, Hillbilly Elegy, explores social and economic challenges in small-town America from his personal viewpoint. On November 24, Hillbilly Elegy the movie will be available on Netflix. J.D. is also a founding partner of Narya Capital, which is a venture capital firm focused on backing great ideas and entrepreneurs outside of Silicon Valley. Listen in as J.D. shares his experiences turning a law school essay into a #1 NYT Bestselling book, consulting on a star-studded movie, and investing in Middle America.

The View from China with Paul Krake

Approachable Asia Series | NOVEMBER 1, 2020
Greg chats with a leading expert on all things China, Paul Krake, the founder of the research platform, View from the Peak. Paul and Greg discuss topics including China's role in global politics and economics, the impact of new security laws on Hong Kong, if China is the new Silicon Valley, and what opportunities exist in Chinese capital markets. Listen in to this great conversation!

Islands of Promise: Why the ASEAN Region Matters

Approachable Asia Series | October 8, 2020
As a part of FEG’s 2020 Approachable Asia series, Greg chats with ASEAN expert James Johnstone of RWC Partners to discuss the importance of the ASEAN region to investors. Topics covered include how have e-commerce giants impacted ASEAN consumer trends, how the pandemic has impacted ASEAN tourism and healthcare industries, and what opportunities exist as the U.S. decouples from China.

Nothing Ventured…Nothing Gained: Navigating Asian Venture Capital Markets

Approachable Asia Series | October 8, 2020
As a part of FEG’s 2020 Approachable Asia series, Greg chats with two of China’s elite venture capital investors, Jenny Lee with GGV Capital and Tommy Yip from Unicorn Capital Partners. Jenny and Tommy discuss topics including, where the next Alibaba, Tencent, JD, and Xiomi will come from, the impact of rising geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and China, and the importance of relative importance of valuation in choosing funds. The conversation also touches on what industries appear to be the most promising for venture capital and how the pandemic has impacted deal activity and performance.

2020 Has Been Great…Let’s Have an Election

September 3, 2020
2020 has been a year filled with fear, volatility, and uncertainty for individuals and organizations across the globe. Since 2020 has already had so many uncertainties, why not add an election too? Listen in as Libby Cantrill, head of public policy at PIMCO, joins the conversation to discuss the issues facing markets and investors, current election outlook, key demographics to watch, the mail-in voting dilemma, and market and policy implications of the different election outcomes.

Podcasting for the Rest of Us... and the Money Too!

August 19, 2020
Prior to COVID, FEG knew nothing about podcasting. As in-person conferences were cancelled, we started this podcast to bring the same content and educational value to our audience. Today, we are pleased to welcome acclaimed author and founder of the Money for the Rest of Us educational platform and podcast, David Stein, to this episode to discuss podcasting, principles for investing, quantitative easing and the Fed, non-traditional investments, and the biggest risks amid COVID-19.


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