Behind the Markets Podcast


Behind The Markets Podcast: Mary D'Onofrio, Kara Marciscano, & Liqian Ren

Ep. 261

Show from 10/1/21

Wharton Finance Professor Jeremy Siegel shares his market updates to start the show discussing everything from volatility and inflation to CPI projections. Then Host Jeremy Schwartz brings an expert in the cloud computing space who talks about growth and efficiency scores. Fintech, security, and data infrastructure are leading in the cloud industry. Plus Director of Modern Alpha at WisdomTree Liqian Ren gives her take on China, education regulation, the Evergrande debt crisis, and more.


Mary D’Onofio – partner and co-founder of the growth investment practice at Bessemer Venture Partners

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Kara Marciscano- Research Analyst at Wisdomtree

Liqian Ren - Director of Modern Alpha at WisdomTree

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Show from 10/29/21Wharton Finance Professor Jeremy Siegel starts the show with his weekly market update. He discusses the 1.3% increase in the Employment Cost Index, inflation, labor costs, fed pricing and more. Then Host Jeremy Schwartz brings on an ETF expert from Valmark Advisers, Inc. They get into common mistakes made when building portfolios such as active management and decisions based on one variable. Plus a look at Valmark Advisers, LLC’s new index focused on equities.Guest: Michael McClary – Chief Investment Officer at ValMark Advisers, IncFor more on ValMark Advisors visit their website: Follow ValMark on Twitter: @ValmarkFGDefinitions:Put option: an option to sell assets at an agreed price on or before a particular date.Call options: Financial contracts that give the option buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy a stock, bond, commodity or other asset or instrument at a specified price within a specific time period.Long/short: An investing strategy that takes long positions in stocks that are expected to appreciate and short positions in stocks that are expected to decline.In the money: An in-the-money call option is an option with a strike price below the current market price.Out of the money: An out-of-the-money call option is an option with a strike price above the current market price.Strike Price: The set price at which a derivative contract can be bought or sold when it is exercised.