In Episode 86, Chris Cahill and Larry Swedroe, Director of Research at Buckingham Asset Management and BAM Advisor Services, discuss Larry’s upcoming book, “Your Complete Guide to Factor-Based Investing: The Way Smart Money Invests Today” (co-authored with Andrew Berkin). Larry has the gift of assimilating academic research and conveying its practical essence in a conversational, plain English manner. The second part of this interview will air at a later date.
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About Larry Swedroe
Since joining the firm in 1996, Buckingham’s Director of Research Larry Swedroe has spent his time, talent and energy educating investors on the benefits of evidence-based investing with enthusiasm few can match.
Larry was among the first authors to publish a book that explained the science of investing in layman’s terms, “The Only Guide to a Winning Investment Strategy You’ll Ever Need.” He has since authored seven more books: “What Wall Street Doesn’t Want You to Know” (2001), “Rational Investing in Irrational Times” (2002), “The Successful Investor Today” (2003), “Wise Investing Made Simple” (2007), “Wise Investing Made Simpler” (2010), “The Quest for Alpha” (2011) and “Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren Buffett” (2012).
He has also co-authored six books about investing. His latest work, “The Incredible Shrinking Alpha: And What You Can Do to Escape Its Clutches,” was co-authored with Andrew Berkin and published in January of 2015.
In his role as director of research and as a member of the firm’s Investment Policy Committee and Board of Managers, Larry regularly reviews the findings published in dozens of peer-reviewed financial journals, evaluates the outcomes and uses the result to inform the firm’s formal investment strategy recommendations.
Larry’s dedication to helping others has made him a sought-after national speaker. He has made appearances on national television shows airing on NBC, CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg Personal Finance. Larry is a prolific writer, contributing weekly to multiple outlets including MutualFunds.com and ETF.com.
Before joining Buckingham, Larry was vice chairman of Prudential Home Mortgage. He has held positions at Citicorp as senior vice president and regional treasurer, responsible for treasury, foreign exchange and investment banking activities, including risk management strategies.
Larry holds an MBA in finance and investment from New York University, and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Baruch College in New York.
In Episode 85, we speak with Todd Ryden, CEO of FNEX, a growing on-line alternative investor marketplace. FNEX brings accredited investors together with curated sellers of private placement equity interests, managed futures, secondary private securities, and interests in hedge funds and private equity funds.
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About Todd Ryden
Mr. Ryden is an experienced entrepreneur and manager, having founded and sold several enterprises. After practicing law, Mr. Ryden co-founded StarCom Broadband, a cable and high-speed data provider. StarCom was sold in 2001 to Comcast®. Mr. Ryden co-founded Cole Marketing, a bottled water brand-marketing group, acquired in 2006 by a New York based venture capital group. Mr. Ryden co-founded Caldera Development, a real estate development company that has participated in the development of over 430,000sf of retail and office space. Mr. Ryden was a co-founder of ViaStar Energy, Inc. which provided utility management services nationwide. ViaStar’s Automated Meter Reading technology was acquired by Motorola® in 2007 and its utility services division was acquired in 2008 by NWP Services Corp. ®. Mr. Ryden is the Managing Director of The Applied Group, a private equity firm. Prior to entering the business world, Mr. Ryden's legal career included litigating at the Indiana Supreme Court, and representing the State of Indiana in the tobacco litigation. Mr. Ryden obtained his Juris Doctorate from Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis, has a certificate in International Contract Law from Tulane University, Paris, France, and obtained his B.A. from Purdue University. He has been a member of the American and Indiana Bar Associations, serves as President of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Indiana, is a Board Member of Christel House’s Drop Out Recovery School and has been a guest lecturer at Purdue University, Ball State University and the University of Indianapolis.