Ray Dalio (Bridgewater Associates) on Deleveraging (and other things)

By: Ian Campbell | Tue, Sep 18, 2012
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Why read: Ray Dalio is one of the world's most successful money manager. He is a 'plain talker' and I think very good thinker.

Commentary: While an hour is a long time to commit to listen to an interview, this is one lengthy interview that I suggest you take the time to listen to at least parts of it, and think about what Dalio says. In particular, you might want to listen at:

You can visit Bridgewater Associates website here, and read or print (at no cost) a four page PDF titled 'Risk Parity is about Balance'. To access that paper, click on 'Site Map' (bottom of home page), then click on Risk Parity & Portfolio Construction White Papers. You will taken to a webpage that asks for your name, e-mail address and agreement with Bridgewater's disclaimer. You will then be taken to a webpage where you can access the PDF.

Bridgewater is said to manage about U.S.$130 billion. That is a huge responsibility, and it seems evident to me that Mr. Dalio strongly believes that to be the case. Accordingly, in what I see as very turbulent and uncertain economic times it is not terribly surprising to me that:

I consider the latter exercise to be one 'well worth doing', and recommend it to you.

Topical Reference: Ray Dalio talks about delivering and a lot of other things, from Also Sprach Analyst, Ray Dalio, September 13, 2012 - video watching and listening time 30 minutes plus a further 37 minutes of questions and answers.

 


 

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