Fri, Jan 20, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Opalesque Radio

Are we in an Equity Bubble?
Radio Feature 87: Sona Blessing in conversation with Prof. Dr. Didier Sornette
 
Friday, November 08, 2013
- Ayaltis Annula Investor Event 2013

radio Amongst his numerous academic accomplishments, publications and titles, Dr. Didier Sornette is Professor on the Chair of Entrepreneurial Risks at the Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC) ETH Zurich. He is Founder and Director of the Financial Crisis Observatory, Co-founder of the ETH Risk Center, Member of the Swiss Financial Institute.
He has authored the monograph “Why Stock Markets Crash (Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems), and “Extreme Financial Risks (From dependence to risk management).”
His research priorities include:
Prediction of crises and extreme events in complex systems and risk management, with applications to social systems (financial crashes, economic systemic recessions, cyber risks) and natural systems (earthquakes, rupture, epileptic seizures, immune system collapse).
In this podcast he shares insights and observations on the formation of bubbles in financial markets, capturing performance in times of crises and more ...

 Download this feature as MP3 (26.87 MB)

 
Listen to the complete feature
Are we in an Equity Bubble?

Duration: 11:44 

 

Or listen to selected sub-features
  • Q1 - Can you tell us what your definition of a financial crisis is and, of a bubble?

    Duration: 03:44 


  • Q2 - Do you believe we might currently be in an equity bubble?
    Where, and which other sectors/assets do you believe exhibit bubble behaviour?

    Duration: 01:07 


  • Q3 - What have you learnt from asset bubbles that have occurred over the last 30 years?

    Duration: 02:22 


  • Q4 - How can investors and allocators apply your findings to capture positive performance from the phenomena of regime changes and bubble formations?

    Duration: 02:41 


  • Q5 - Could you elaborate on the occurrence of both positive and negative bubbles?

    Duration: 01:50 



Radio Link
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - This hedge fund made 37% betting on banks in 2016 and remains bullish after the Trump rally, Hedge fund legend David Einhorn is making a big bet on GM, After impressive 85% return in 2016, hedge fund looks to Canadian gold producer, small banks[more]

    This hedge fund made 37% betting on banks in 2016 and remains bullish after the Trump rally From Forbes.com: Can bank stocks continue to rise after a 28% surge in the KBW Bank Index in 2016, fueled by a post-election rally as stock pickers returned to the beaten down sector? Forget the s

  2. SWFs - China sovereign wealth fund CIC plans more U.S. investments[more]

    From Reuters.com: China Investment Corporation (CIC), the country's sovereign wealth fund, is looking to raise alternative investments in the United States due to low returns in public markets, its chairman said on Monday. CIC will boost its investments in private equity and hedge funds as wel

  3. Some hedge funds strong start in 2017 nice contrast to 2016[more]

    With the 2016 HSBC Hedge Weekly performance rankings in the books - a year in which the same leader-board entries pretty much dominated unchallenged throughout the year - comes a new leader board that is a hard-scrabble mix of hedge fund styles and categories. What is clear after but a few short wee

  4. Macro hedge funds and CTAs outperform in December on strong dollar[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The last month of 2016 saw risk assets climbing higher, as part of expectations that the new U.S. administration will remove barriers to growth and investment, Lyxor Asset Management said. December also saw the Fed hik

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: Roxbury credit events UCITS gathers more assets[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: The Roxbury Credit Events Fund, launched in September 2015, was up 4.24% in 2016, having returned seven positive months during the year. The managers raised