Episode 039: Barry Ritholtz, host Rick Ferri


Barry Ritholtz is an author, blogger, podcast host, and the Founder and CIO of Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC. He has been called the “blogfather” for his long-standing finance weblog, The Big Picture. Barry is also the creator and host of Masters in Business, the most popular podcast/show on Bloomberg Radio. These 60-90 minute conversations are with many of the most accomplished, fascinating people in business and finance. 


Our discussion today focuses on Barry and his views on various investment topics. We discuss how he works through hundreds of articles and news stories each day to find ten relevant items for his free reading list. He also talks about the most memorable guests on his podcast, both good and bad, and how all 400 episodes can be used by listeners. Last, we hear Barry's opinions on portfolio-related topics, including cyber currency. 


This podcast is hosted by Rick Ferri, CFA, a long-time Boglehead and investment adviser. The Bogleheads are a group of like-minded individual investors who follow the general investment and business beliefs of John C. Bogle, founder and former CEO of the Vanguard Group. It is a conflict-free community where individual investors reach out and provide education, assistance, and relevant information to other investors of all experience levels at no cost. The organization supports a free website at Bogleheads.org, and the wiki site is Bogleheads® wiki


Since 2000, the Bogleheads' have held national conferences in major cities around the country. There are also many Local Chapters in the US and even a few Foreign Chapters that meet regularly. New Chapters are being added on a regular basis. All Bogleheads activities are coordinated by volunteers who contribute their time and talent.  


This podcast is supported by the John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy, a non-profit organization approved by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) public charity on February 6, 2012. Your tax-deductible donation to the Bogle Center is appreciated.

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