The Perfect Portfolio with Ken French – MTI160

Ken French, professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, talks about portfolio design as it relates to assets and investing.

Then our panel discuss what they think would make a perfect investing portfolio.

Do money managers really add value?

Should you invest in the world, or try to be more strategic?

And are bond ladders a good idea, as Ken French shared during the interview?

All that and more in the Money Tree Investing Podcast.

 

Today’s Guest, Ken French

 

Ken French is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, an Advisory Editor of the Journal of Financial Economics, a former Associate Editor of the Journal of Finance and the Review of Financial Studies, and a former President of the American Finance Association. French is also a Fellow of the American Finance Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of the Smile Train’s Board of Governors and the International Rescue Committee’s Board of Directors.

Before joining Dartmouth, Professor French was on the faculty of MIT’s Sloan School of Management, the Yale School of Management, and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Professor French received his Ph.D. in finance from the University of Rochester in 1983. He also earned an M.S. and an MBA from the University of Rochester (1983) and a B.S. from Lehigh University (1975).

Ken’s website: www.mba.tuck.dartmouth.edu/pages/faculty/ken.french

Fama French Forum: www.famafrenchforum.com

 

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Today’s Panelists

Doug Goldstein | Rich as a King
Joe Saul-Sehy | Stacking Benjamins
Linda P. Jones | Be Wealthy and Smart
Miranda Marquit | Plutus Award Nominees 2017

 

For a quick bio of each of our show participants, head on over to our panelists page.

Send us your questions for a future Listener Letters episode

 

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