Jim Grant – Hedging and hedge funds

Grant’s Interest Rate Observer Podcast, Released on 4/8/19

Barclay Leib (@btl0823) founder and principal of Sand Spring Advisors, LLC, comes by the office to discuss asset allocation, forensic accounting and Wall Street history.

1:44 Rules for selecting fund managers
5:40 Where does “edge” come from?
8:18 Fun and games in fund returns
12:17 The famous Hunt brothers trade
18:30 Unfavorable prices? Regulate them away

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James “Jim” Grant is an American writer and publisher and the founder of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, a twice-monthly journal of the financial markets. He is the author , most recently, of The Forgotten Depression: 1921: The Crash That Cured Itself. Grant’s television appearances include “60 Minutes,” “The Charlie Rose Show,” Bloomberg TV, CNBC and other well-known financial news sources. His journalism has appeared in a variety of periodicals, including the “Financial Times”, “The Wall Street Journal” and “Foreign Affairs.”

 

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