Behavioral Finance

Words from the Wise: An Interview with Richard Thaler

Richard Thaler, a founding father of behavioral finance and the 2017 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics, discusses his pioneering research, including how our behaviors influence decision making and investing and what to do about it.

Fixed Income

Cliff Asness on Bloomberg Television

Cliff Asness was interviewed on Bloomberg Television about AQR’s expansion into fixed income. The segment focused on our diversified, factor-based approach relative to traditional fixed income portfolios.

Alternative Investing

Words From the Wise: An AQR Interview with Ed Thorp

We sat down with Ed Thorp, a pioneer in the mathematical analysis of casino games and investing, to get his insights on an array of topics from casino gambling to quantitative investing.

Portfolio Construction

Words From the Wise: Robert Engle on Portfolio Management

This issue of "Words from the Wise" features an interview with Robert Engle, Nobel prize winner and father of risk modeling. Engle discusses his breakthrough research on analyzing economic time series with time-varying volatility.

Portfolio Construction

Words From the Wise: Roger Urwin on Addressing the Investment Challenge

Roger Urwin, global head of investment content at Willis Towers Watson, discusses in a Q&A how two powerful industry trends— specialization and complexity—will continue to have impact in coming years.

Portfolio Construction

Fiduciary Considerations for Adding Liquid Alternative Investment Strategies to DC Plans and Target-Date Funds

Attorneys Amy Pocino Kelly and Julie Stape discuss fiduciary due diligence considerations for defined contribution (DC) plans.

Portfolio Construction

Words From the Wise: Harry Markowitz on Portfolio Theory and Practice

A question-and-answer session with Harry M.

Fees

Words From the Wise: Jack Bogle on Building a Better Investment Industry

An executive summary of the main themes explored in a question-and-answer session with John C. Bogle.

Portfolio Construction

Words From the Wise: Charley Ellis on Challenges Facing Investors

Charles D. Ellis, founder of Greenwich Associates and author of Winning the Loser’s Game and other books on investing, participates in a Q&A with Antti Ilmanen and Rodney N. Sullivan of AQR, discussing a range of contemporary investment challenges.

Portfolio Construction

Words From the Wise: Martin Leibowitz Interview

A question-and-answer session with the first bond quant on Wall Street, Martin (Marty) Leibowitz of Morgan Stanley.