Fred Hickey, editor of The High Tech Strategist, provides his unique take on the state of the technology sector, in this conversation with Tommy Thornton. Cutting through the valuations quandary, Fred questions the price people are paying for Apple, spells out the overseas regulatory threats for Facebook and Google, and offers a reminder that pioneers are the ones that can end up with arrows in their backs. Filmed December 21st, 2017 in New Hampshire.
In the second of his new flagship series, Grant Williams travels to Saint Barthélemy in the Caribbean for a conversation with the founder of Eclectica Asset Management, Hugh Hendry. In a revealing and at times deeply personal discussion, Hugh discusses the rise and fall of Eclectica and explains how his experiences reflect the problems facing the wider hedge fund industry. Hugh also offers his thoughts on the pitfalls of arrogance as well as the pressures that stem from being a free spirit in an increasingly constrained world.
Mark Cuban in Conversation with Kyle Bass - The Maverick Investor
Entrepreneur, Investor, Maverick. Mark Cuban arrives on Real Vision, in an incredible conversation with the equally legendary Kyle Bass, who finds out what makes the man from Shark Tank tick and his approach to investing, alongside some sharp insights on the future of AI, robotics and ICOs. Filmed on October 18, 2017, in Dallas.
Des Kinch of Overseas Asset Management is an advocate of deep value investing. Since he believes that valuations for bonds and U.S. equities are at extreme levels, Des has gone hunting for opportunities in Asia and Europe, where he searches for deeply discounted and often illiquid investments that could weather a downturn in global markets. Filmed on May 14, 2018 in Grand Cayman.
Max Wolff, chief economist at The Phoenix Group, makes the case for betting on rising volatility. He explains the catalysts and lays out his trade in this interview with Justine Underhill. Filmed on May 17, 2018.
Lakshman Achuthan of ECRI joins Real Vision once again to provide an update on where we are in the business cycle. He provides his short-term forecast, and discusses the potential long-term implications. He delves into the causes of the “secular stagnation” the global economy appears to be experiencing. Finally, he explains what most economists tend to get wrong about recessions. Filmed on April 6, 2018 in New York.
Trade Wars: The Unraveling of the Geopolitical World Order
Geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan, author of The Accidental Superpower, delves into the breakdown of global trade. Using geography, demographics, security and economic trends, he explores why the geopolitical framework that developed after WWII is dissolving and which countries stand to benefit. Filmed April 25, 2018 in New York City.
In this hard-hitting Real Vision special, Raoul Pal presents the single most important financial topic of a generation — the Baby Boomer retirement crisis. He asks the hard questions: Can you afford to retire? How will the coming crisis impact your life? What risks are you unknowingly taking with your retirement? Moreover, will the insufficient retirement savings of the largest generation in history cripple the economy? Raoul also explores how savvy retirees might avoid — and even profit from — the threatening crisis. In addition, Raoul also offers a glimpse of a brighter future, in which smart millennials take control of their own financial destiny and side-step the crisis.
Investment visionary Kiril Sokoloff embarks on a series of exceptional interviews from his personal contacts for Real Vision. In this first episode, Kiril sits down with Ronnie Chan, a leading Hong Kong property developer and early Chinese technology investor who has successfully straddled the diversity of eastern and western investment philosophies, becoming a trusted advisor to leaders across the world. Ronnie talks to Kiril about markets, politics and how to manage President Vladimir Putin on the public stage.