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IN SEARCH OF GREEN MARBLES

Exploring the connections between human longevity, technology advancements, and financial markets.

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In Search of Green Marbles

The Next Big Innovation: "The Intersection of Biology and Technology"

On this episode, G3 has part 1 of an actual water cooler conversation with Jordi Visser, where they discuss how the convergence of data and analytics, AI, and the wealth of the baby boomers will lead to dramatic changes in our approach to living longer, healthier lives. Now, Jordi believes that, as people live longer and healthier, it will have a profound impact on the markets and our economy,...

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Midterms Myths & Markets [PODCAST]

On this episode of In Search of Green Marbles, G3 will be talking about the upcoming midterms with Weiss’s Deputy CIO Mike Edwards. Our focus will be on assessing the probabilities of how things will shape up this fall and discussing the potential impact on markets associated with the different outcomes. And on an editorial note, after we recorded this episode, Mike spent a day on Capitol Hill...

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Weiss’s Bond Guru Lundy Wright on the Fed & the Future [PODCAST]

We recorded this episode of In Search of Green Marbles on Wednesday, Sept 21st in the afternoon, after the Fed decision, and after the Fed press conference. With G3 to talk about the Fed and where we go from here is Weiss’s bond expert, Lundy Wright. Lundy has been watching and trading the bond markets for a long time and brings a ton of wisdom to the table. So please check important disclosures...

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Crypto Update with Jordi as The Merge Happens [PODCAST]

Greetings everyone. On this week’s Green Marbles, G3 has Jordi Visser on the other side of the mic to talk about a topic near and dear to his heart. Have you guessed it? The topic is Crypto.In the wake of the recently reported August CPI number, you may be wondering how the crypto bulls like Jordi are feeling. And G3 was certainly interested in getting Jordi’s viewpoint, especially because of the...

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Post Labor Day market gut-check with Jordi Visser [PODCAST]

Are better times ahead or will we have a fall of pain? That’s the key question we’re going to address today. We are back to our regular schedule here at green marbles.And today, G3 is joined by Jordi Visser, the president and CIO of Weiss, who is looking forward to getting back into the swing of things. So please, check important disclosure at the end of the episode and get ready to hear Jordi’s...

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New Challenges for the Fed with Lundy Wright [REPLAY]

As we close out summer and head into Labor Day weekend, we decided to re-air one of our most listened to episodes thus far, which features our resident expert on all things fixed income and the Federal Reserve, Lundy Wright. Given the nature of the topics for this episode, we believe this episode remains highly relevant in the current market regime.

Thank you to our loyal listeners. We will be...

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Summer Primer Part 3: Sino-US Relations—It’s Complicated [PODCAST]

Some folks may have heard this week’s episode (43 - Sino-US Relations—It’s Complicated) prematurely released as episode 42 (Chinese Policy & Politics (See Resources)); 42 and 43 are companion episodes so if you’ve heard one, please take this opportunity to listen to the other and we do apologize for any confusion.

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Summer Primer Part 2: Chinese Policy & Politics [PODCAST]

Today, G3 is going to present the second episode of our summer primer series. In this series, we step away from the latest trends in the market and instead focus on topics that we believe can serve as useful building blocks for overall market understanding. Here, G3 talks to Mike Edwards, Weiss's deputy CIO, about how the Chinese government is organized and how things operate in practice. Mike...

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Europe: Sources of Uncertainty [PODCAST]

Today, we’re going to mix things up in a few ways. Number one, G3 hosts both Jordi Visser and Mike Edwards from Weiss. And number two, rather than talk about China, crypto, inflation, or the Ukraine conflict in a narrow sense, we are going to focus instead on Europe in general and the potential uncertainties emanating from there. So please stick around and check out important disclosures at the...

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August Market Update with Jordi Visser [PODCAST]

Today, G3 hosts Weiss’s CIO and President Jordi Visser, who provides his overall assessment of where things stand in markets. Listeners of this podcast, and those who follow Jordi on Twitter or through his webinars, know that he has been very constructive on equities and crypto for some time. Does he still hold those views based on what he’s seeing or has he changed his tune? Well, please stay...

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Weiss Makes History with NFT Drop [PODCAST]

Today we have two members of the Weiss team, Jordi Visser and Laura Drobbin, to talk about Weiss’s recent NFT drop. That’s right. Weiss dropped an NFT, which is a portrait of the Firm’s founder, George Weiss, set against a pixelated cityscape, with important touchstones of his life incorporated into the work. To our knowledge, this drop represents a first for a traditional financial services...

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Summer Primer Part 1: Deriving Clues from Equity Options [PODCAST]

Today we are going to present the first of our summer primers. In these episodes, we’ll take a step away from the latest trends in the market and instead focus on topics that can enhance our overall understanding of how markets work. And for our first session, G3 sat down with Weiss’s Jordi Visser to discuss how he extracts insights from the equity options market, which can offer important clues...

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Beyond the Fed: Non-Monetary Vectors of Inflation [PODCAST]

In this discussion, we focused on inflation, the biggest topic on the minds of investors everywhere. Unlike previous episodes in which we covered it by analyzing monetary policy or the Fed, we are going to look beyond those factors and examine inflation from a public policy and political perspective. Joining G3 is Weiss's Mike Edwards. Please check important disclosures at the end of the episode...

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Our Most Popular Podcasts in the First Half of 2022

Consistent with its mission to invest in people, partnerships, and a purposeful future, Weiss launched a weekly podcast, In Search of Green Marbles, in November 2021. In each episode, Weiss leaders provide differentiated insights (i.e., green marbles) that aim to help institutional investors, financial advisors, and individuals identify actionable investment themes amidst the noise in today’s...

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Guns & Butter: Policy Aspirations Constrained by New Realities [PODCAST]

In this episode, G3 speaks with Weiss's Mike Edwards about a host of issues that all tie back to a recurring theme. The theme relates to the unintended consequences associated with American policies and principles on sustainability, foreign policy, trade, and human rights. All of which were conceived when inflation was low, we didn't have a war at Europe's doorstep, and US-China relations were...

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Don’t Forget the Debt [PODCAST]

The Fed is still jawboning about inflation and talking as tough as it possibly can. Many market sages are following suit by making dire predictions of the intractability of current inflation, but Weiss's Jordi Visser is looking at things differently. He is beginning to use the term 'deflation' as he articulates his analysis. In this episode of In Search of Green Marbles, Jordi and G3 talk about...

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AQ, Behavioral Alpha and Speed Chess [PODCAST]

Today, G3 sits down with Weiss’s Jordi Visser to talk about how he’s looking at the markets. In recent months, Jordi has made no secret of his view that risk assets could end the year higher. That position has put Jordi outside of the consensus, a place in which he’s comfortable. That call hasn’t worked out so far. So today, in this episode, they’ll dive into Jordi’s reasoning and rationale and...

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Lundy Wright on the Fed, Inflation, Fantasy Economics & Debt [PODCAST]

Ever since May's CPI print blew away expectations, the already jittery global capital markets have become even more unsettled. And on Wednesday, June 15th, the Fed responded by raising rates 75 basis points, which is the first time the Fed has hiked by that amount since November 1994.Back then the Fed was pretty successful in engineering a soft landing in the economy, but the circumstances are...

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China, Animal Spirits, and an H2 Bitcoin Comeback [PODCAST]

If you attend a crypto conference these days, you’d be hard-pressed to find many people who are bullish on Bitcoin as we head into the second half of the year. But Weiss’s Jordi Visser doesn’t look at the largest crypto asset like others do. He sees Bitcoin as part of a macro story that features China in a starring role. Today, G3 talks with Jordi about the green marbles he’s found on why Bitcoin...

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China COVID Policy: Locks H1, Keys H2 [PODCAST]

When handicapping how markets will perform during the second half of the year, there is perhaps no bigger X factor than China, both in terms of how the government will act to combat the omicron variant while trying to open up and in terms of how its government will seek to stimulate its economy.On today’s episode, G3 has Weiss’s deputy CIO Mike Edwards on Green Marbles to help make sense of it...

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