Introducing “The Finance Showcase”
A series of interviews where we brainstorm and explore key ideas with leading industry experts on Investment Strategy & Decentralized Finance
Episode 1 – Kevin Coldiron
Here is my conversation with Professor Kevin Coldiron, wherein we delve into a multitude of topics ranging from Professor Coldiron’s journey in the Finance industry, his early influences and role models to discussing deeper concepts from his fantastic book “The Rise of Carry”. We explore the Paradox of Central Bank actions, increased fragility in the economic system, wisdom and madness of crowds and much, much more!
Episode 2 – Terrance Odean
Here is my conversation with Professor Terrance Odean. In this discussion, we deep dive into understanding how cognitive biases permeate human decision making, the differences between traditional finance and behavioral finance, systematic noise, influence of herd mentality and overconfidence on trading behavior and the impact of media coverage on financial decision making. It was an extremely riveting and fun conversation, I hope you enjoy it.
Episode 3 – Jordan Ellenberg
Here is my conversation with Jordan Ellenberg. He is a professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a Ph.D. in mathematics from Harvard and an MFA in creative writing from Johns Hopkins. His areas of research specialization are number theory and algebraic geometry. He has written a slew of articles on mathematical topics in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Wired, the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, and the Believer, and is a regular columnist for Slate. In today’s conversation, we delve into his New York Times best selling book, Shape. “Shape” reveals the geometry underneath some of the most important scientific, political, and philosophical problems we face. I hope you enjoy this conversation, because I certainly did!
Episode 4 – Subhash Chandra Garg
I had the honor of having Mr Subhash Garg, the former Secretary of Finance and Economic Affairs of India on the podcast. It was an intellectually stimulating conversation, where we covered important topics like Inflation, Universal Basic Income, Decentralized Finance, Climate Change and Education Reforms. All of these themes and a lot more have been brilliantly weaved into Mr Garg’s new book, the Ten Trillion Dollar Dream, which is an absolute must read for everyone!