The Curious Investor

Oct 02 2019 19 mins 918

We break down some of the most important ideas in finance to help us make better investment decisions. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded in 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.





Who Is On the Other Side?
Oct 02 2019 22 mins  
How do we learn from situations where there are other forces at play? Former professional poker player and author Annie Duke looks at decisions when the outcomes are beyond our control, and AQR’s Toby Moskowitz delves into who is on the other side in factor investing. This podcast was recorded on October 2, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this [recording][podcast] constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Implementation: Food for Thought
Sep 18 2019 18 mins  
Craftsmanship can be just as challenging for investors as it is for restaurateurs—to be successful, it involves finding the right balance of ingredients and creating a sustainable process. Tom Colicchio, Chef and Owner of Crafted Hospitality, and AQR’s Adrienne Ross talk about how to build a system that works. This podcast was recorded on June 3, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this [recording][podcast] constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.



Can Machines Invest?
Sep 04 2019 20 mins  
Machine learning is thriving thanks to high-powered computing and a flood of data. But when it comes to investing, more data doesn’t necessarily mean better predictions. Horst Simon, Chief Research Officer of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Bryan Kelly, Head of Machine Learning at AQR, discuss the promise and potential perils of these computing advancements. This podcast was recorded on May 17, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this [recording][podcast] constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Calculated Risks
Aug 21 2019 29 mins  
Risk is part of any endeavor, whether you’re managing money or multi-million-dollar robots on Mars. Steve Squyres, the Scientific Principal Investigator of the Mars Exploration Rover Project, and AQR’s Lars Nielsen offer two unique perspectives on managing risk. This podcast was recorded on April 15, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this [recording][podcast] constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Extra Credit in Active Fixed Income
Aug 07 2019 19 mins  
Active fixed income managers have tended to beat their benchmarks, but AQR’s Tony Gould and Scott Richardson peek under the hood of that outperformance to reveal that it’s highly correlated with equities. This podcast was recorded on March 8, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this [recording][podcast] constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Why Merger Arb Works
Jul 24 2019 20 mins  
Mark Mitchell of AQR affiliate CNH Partners explains how, why, and when merger arbitrage works – and why knowing this still doesn’t make it easy. This podcast was recorded on May 3, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this [recording][podcast] constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. 2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Diversify or Hedge?
Jul 10 2019 25 mins  
Diversification can help returns over the long-term but hedging offer advantages in the short term. AQR’s Ronen Israel and Roni Israelov share their insights about each. This podcast was recorded on March 22, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this [recording][podcast] constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Inverted Yield Curves
Jun 26 2019 22 mins  
Conventional wisdom says that when the yield curve inverts, the economy slows down. AQR’s Jordan Brooks and David Kupersmith review the evidence, and discuss what it means for an investor’s bond portfolio. This podcast was recorded on May 21, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this [recording][podcast] constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Commodities: Past, Present and Futures
Jun 12 2019 28 mins  
AQR’s Caroline Sasseville walks us through commodities—what they are, how their returns behave, and what investors should consider before investing. Bill Eckhardt of Eckhardt Trading Company tells us about trend following and his legendary commodities experiment with the “turtle traders.” This podcast was recorded on April 8, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Momentum
May 29 2019 24 mins  
AQR co-founder and Managing Principal Cliff Asness and Alpha Architect CEO Wes Gray discuss momentum – what it is and why it works. This podcast was recorded on April 1, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this [recording][podcast] constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.



Season 2
May 22 2019 1 mins  
Welcome to the second season of The Curious Investor, a podcast that tackles complex financial topics and explains how investing should be grounded in a healthy dose of skepticism and economic intuition. This podcast was recorded on April 15, 2019. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR Capital Management, LLC (“AQR”) itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this [recording][podcast] constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2019 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Fundamental… or Quant?
Oct 03 2018 19 mins  
Our guests debunk some common misconceptions about two approaches to investing: quantitative and fundamental. And they explain how their differences might actually make them complimentary. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on August 1, 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


ESG: The Good, the Bad, and the Fuzzy
Sep 26 2018 15 mins  
Is “doing good” good, bad or neutral for an investor’s portfolio? Three experts explain how they approach ESG investing, or the consideration of environmental, social, and governance issues. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on July 25, 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Taking Stock of Stock Myths
Sep 19 2018 19 mins  
There is risk in every investment. This episode delves into three specific kinds of equity risks that tend to weigh on investors: home bias, market timing and inflation. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on July 18, 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Interest Rate Limbo
Sep 12 2018 16 mins  
We investigate why investors might want bonds in their portfolios, even in a low-yield environment. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on July 11, 2018.The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Rise of the Machines
Sep 05 2018 17 mins  
Quantitative, or data-driven, investing has become increasingly ubiquitous — and many of its technologies have become a necessary part of the investment process. In this episode, we explore the past, present and future of quant. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on June 27, 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Superstar Investors
Aug 29 2018 16 mins  
Warren Buffett. Bill Gross. George Soros. Peter Lynch. We take a deep dive into some of the most famous track records in finance, specifically to ask if the themes we’ve covered in this show can explain some of their success. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on June 12, 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Hot Hands and Cold Feet
Aug 22 2018 18 mins  
Sports analogies often help us think about how we make investing decisions. Are there streaks in random data? Do past results affect future ones? And most importantly, if you know people have certain biases, what can you do to get a leg up? Special guest Kevin Kelley, coach of the Pulaski Academy High School football team in Little Rock, Arkansas, tells us how statistics have helped his team win without a kicker. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on May 23, 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.



Active versus Passive
Aug 15 2018 21 mins  
Vanguard founder Jack Bogle and AQR co-founder Cliff Asness have a lively conversation about one of the most epic battles in investing: Do you stick with the index or do you try to beat it? Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on May 15, 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Face the Factors
Aug 08 2018 23 mins  
Factors are the building blocks of investment returns. We explain what they are, how they work, and how you can use them in your portfolio. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on May 9, 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Silly Things Investors Do
Aug 01 2018 17 mins  
An all-star lineup walks us through some of the most common biases that creep into our investment decisions. The University of Chicago’s Richard Thaler, who won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics, shares some of his most surprising (and controversial) insights into behavioral finance. And we’re joined by two professors of economics at Yale University, Nicholas Barberis and AQR’s own Toby Moskowitz, who offer practical actions to keep us from falling into irrational patterns. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on June 5, 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


Trailer
Jul 26 2018 2 mins  
Launching on August 1, The Curious Investor tackles complex financial topics and explains how investing should be grounded in a healthy dose of skepticism and economic intuition. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on July 20, 2018. The views expressed in this recording are the personal views of the participants as of the date indicated and do not necessarily reflect the views of AQR itself. AQR and its affiliates may have positions (long or short) or engage in securities transactions that are not consistent with the information and views expressed in this presentation. This recording has been prepared solely for informational purposes. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice, and it should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful. The investment strategies and themes discussed herein may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. The information in this recording is based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. AQR does not assume any duty to update forward looking statements. The information in this recording has been developed internally and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of AQR as to the accuracy and completeness or fairness of the information contained in this recording. Any liability as a result of this recording (including any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. ©2018 AQR Capital Management, LLC. All rights reserved.


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