Episode 7: Investing Smart
Featuring Ashwin Vasan, CIO of macro hedge fund Trend Capital
How can the average investor prosper and yet still protect himself in these extraordinarily turbulent times? How do we navigate the financial landscape today to create long-term wealth? While you may get many different answers to these questions, one thing remains the same – you must understand the economic environment you are investing in and leverage it to your advantage.
In this episode of the Tony Robbins Podcast, you will hear from Ashwin Vasan – CIO of macro hedge fund Trend Capital – as he discusses how he built one of the most successful hedge funds during an economic winter, and the current global trends that may have a tremendous impact on your investment decisions.
[3:50] Introduction of Ashwin
[5:22] Ashwin’s Business Background/Story
[6:38] How Ashwin became involved with Tony Robbins
[9:28] Overachievers and The Art of Fulfillment
[11:36] Challenges Ashwin faced with personnel, scaling and culture
[16:16] Jack Bogle and MONEY: Master the Game
[17:30] The Markets – Where are we at? What are you most interested in?
[20:25] Political Risks
[22:05] Cold War is back – Expect more volatility with Russian and China
[24:30] What to expect in 2016
[27:00] Political climate – what impact will this have?
What to Do with that Bonus or Raise – The optimal options for allocating additional funds that come into your account.
Find the Best Financial Advisor – Tony’s personal financial advisor, Ajay Gupta, gives advice on what you must ask before hiring a financial advisor.
Is Real Estate a Good Investment – Tony’s personal financial advisor, Ajay Gupta, talks about the benefits and disadvantages of owning your own home, and investing in real estate as a whole.