Wed, Sep 28, 2016
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. Nobel Sustainability Trust, Prince Albert II of Monaco help launch major new initiative to drive sustainable technologies[more]

    Matthias Knab, Opalesque: The Nobel Sustainability® Trust ("NST") is leading a major new initiative to finance, incubate and accelerate the development of clean technologies. The initiative will start with the formation of the Nobel Sustainability Fund® ("NSF"). NSF will drive faster access t

  2. Studies - Hedge funds’ study reveals vast disparity in types of investors securing side letter arrangements, Cambridge: Look to private investments for best access to LatAm growth[more]

    Hedge funds’ study reveals vast disparity in types of investors securing side letter arrangements A new study of the hedge fund space by industry law firm Seward & Kissel LLP reveals a wealth of information regarding established hedge fund managers’ use of side letters—special agreements

  3. Activist News - Caesars 'optimistic' on deal with hedge fund creditors[more]

    From Reuters.com: Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Monday it remains "optimistic" of reaching a $5 billion deal with the bulk of its creditors to push its main operating unit out of bankruptcy, but one hedge fund bondholder said it will pursue litigation. Caesars offered a sweetened $5 billion set

  4. Hedge funds recover from losses as central banks give markets a respite[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The Lyxor Hedge Fund index was up 0.4% from the week ending September 20 (-2.4% YTD), supported by the willingness of central banks to remain accommodative, Lyxor Asset Management said in its weekly briefing. It ad

  5. Perry Capital closing flagship fund after almost three decades[more]

    From Blooomberg.com: Richard Perry, one of the biggest names in hedge funds, is calling it quits after 28 years. Perry, 61, is winding down his New York-based flagship fund as the industry confronts one of the most tumultuous periods in its history. In a letter to investors Monday, he said his style