MP3 policies were very successful in stimulating a rapid recovery from the pandemic. But this stimulation was applied for too long, resulting in persistent inflation and the need for central banks to slow the economy through aggressive tightening. Explore our research on the current challenges this new environment presents for investors.
Moving from a founder-led boutique to an enduring institution has been a multi-decade long journey at Bridgewater. A recent LEADERS Magazine article re-traces the arc of our company over the past 46 years, from its founding to the successful transition of leadership to the next generation. Hear from a broad group of leaders at the forefront of our past and present, as they recount the Bridgewater story.
Bridgewater has partnered with the historically women's college to fund a grant to launch the "New Pathways Powered by Bridgewater" initiative.
Bridgewater's competitive edge is our pioneering workplace culture. We believe meaningful work and meaningful relationships emerge when you assemble high-performing teams and push them to engage in rigorous and thoughtful inquiry.
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Our investment process is driven by a tireless pursuit to understand how the world’s markets and economies work — using cutting edge technology to validate and execute on timeless and universal investment principles.

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Latest from Bridgewater
July 29, 2022
On Bloomberg’s “Wall Street Week,” Chief Investment Strategist Rebecca Patterson breaks down the macro factors driving what we think will be persistently above target inflation and slowing growth; a very different outcome than the goldilocks scenario markets are pricing.
July 25, 2022
Bob Prince
The economy is in transition, and the path forward depends on how central bankers play their hand. What we see as likely and what the markets are discounting are very different scenarios, signaling the strongest near-term probability of stagflation (too-high inflation and too-low growth) in 100 years. What are the impacts of stagflation on financial markets? Co-CIO Bob Prince shares Bridgewater’s analysis on what’s transpired and what’s yet to come.
June 17, 2022
Greg Jensen, Atul Narayan, Karina Franke
Co-CIO Greg Jensen and members of Bridgewater’s research team examine the downward pressure on asset pricing, driven by the rapidly expanding liquidity hole and Fed tightening.
June 16, 2022
In an interview on “Bloomberg Markets,” Co-CIO Greg Jensen discusses the implications of rising interest rates, the growing liquidity hole, and how the Fed’s policies are impacting different financial assets.
June 10, 2022
Alongside other industry leaders, Co-CEO Nir Bar Dea shares insights on what he believes will be the most important innovations over the next 30 years. Nir shared how enabling “open collaboration” is the key to solving humanity’s most difficult problems.
May 31, 2022
David Gordon, Rutendo Chigora, Andrei Cretu
Assets are facing significant headwinds from inflation and Fed tightening, but not holding assets is not an option. This raises the question — how should investors think about holding beta in the current environment?
May 23, 2022
Greg Jensen, Joe Weisenthal, Tracy Alloway
Greg joins Bloomberg’s "Odd Lots" podcast to discuss the impact of rising interest rates on the economy, why the Fed is increasingly facing a difficult choice between inflation and growth, and how to build a portfolio in today’s environment.
Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority at Bridgewater. Learn more about the D&I work that is essential to living out our values and succeeding on our mission.
May 19, 2022
In a wide-ranging conversation with "The Money Maze Podcast," Co-CIO for Sustainability Karen Karniol-Tambour breaks down today’s challenging investing environment. Drawing on lessons from the past, she explores where investors can find inflation protection, China and the importance of geographic diversification, Bridgewater’s fundamental and systematic approach to sustainable investing, and much more.
May 17, 2022
Ray Dalio, Jeremy Grantham, Jim Haskel, Alex Shahidi
The founders of Bridgewater and GMO discuss the big risks they’re watching, including inflationary pressures, political conflict, asset bubbles, and climate change — and what investors can do to protect themselves.
May 6, 2022
Co-CIO Bob Prince and Evercore ISI Chair Ed Hyman join Bloomberg’s Wall Street Week to discuss the current economic environment, recent market moves, and the challenges facing investors.
April 15, 2022
An article published by Institutional Investor credits recent success to a series of structural changes to Bridgewater’s management and investment processes.
April 27, 2022
In an interview with Jessica Pliska for Forbes, Co-CEO Nir Bar Dea discusses growing up in Israel, the potential for growth through failure and reflection, and the power of Bridgewater’s radical transparency.
May 2, 2022
At the Milken Institute’s 2022 Global Conference, Chief Investment Strategist Rebecca Patterson joins a panel to discuss what the next year will look like for the global economy, what policy makers should do in response, and what opportunities these turbulent and uncertain times present for investors.
April 27, 2022
Greg Jensen, Nina Lozinski, Rob Hurn
Earnings are priced in to keep rising while inflation is priced in to fall. Co-CIO Greg Jensen and Bridgewater's research team explore why it rarely works out that way.
April 19, 2022
Ray Dalio, Bob Prince, Greg Jensen
MP3 (coordinated monetary and fiscal policy) produced massive injections of money and credit into economies, leading to high nominal growth, leading to self-reinforcing inflation, leading to a tightening of monetary policy which is now just beginning. Stagflation is the big risk and the war in Ukraine has added to that. Co-CIOs Ray Dalio, Bob Prince, and Greg Jensen share their perspective and outlook on economies and markets today.
April 8, 2022
As a 13-year Bridgewater veteran who leads our fixed income research team, Alex is recognized among 10 distinguished up-and-comers in the industry.
April 8, 2022
As a 16-year veteran of the firm, Co-Chief Investment Officer for Sustainability Karen Karniol-Tambour is recognized alongside an inspiring group of trailblazers in the finance world for the third year in a row.
March 18, 2022
Greg Jensen, Jim Haskel
Co-CIO Greg Jensen shares how he’s processing the war in Ukraine as an investor, the implications of deglobalization and the weaponization of finance, and the risk of stagflation.
March 4, 2022
Richard Falkenrath, Karen Karniol-Tambour, Larry Cofsky, Jim Haskel
This podcast features Chief Administrative Officer Richard Falkenrath discussing where the Russia-Ukraine crisis stands and Co-CIO for Sustainability Karen Karniol-Tambour and senior investor Larry Cofsky assessing the economic and market impacts.
February 28, 2022
Karen Karniol-Tambour
Co-CIO for Sustainability Karen Karniol-Tambour joined CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss the impact of the Russia-Ukraine War on commodity markets.
February 15, 2022
Earlier this week, Ray Dalio, Bob Prince, Greg Jensen, and Co-CEOs Nir Bar Dea and Mark Bertolini signed the agreements providing for the transfer of control of Bridgewater from Ray to the Operating Board of Directors, successfully finalizing the terms of this transition.
February 5, 2022
Rebecca Patterson
Chief Investment Strategist Rebecca Patterson joins Bloomberg’s Barry Ritholtz for a wide-ranging conversation about her path to Bridgewater, the firm’s approach to investing, and her views on global markets and economies today.
January 2022
We are now facing the greatest potential for a sustained rise in inflation in 40 years. For policy makers, this would be challenging enough on its own. But the pandemic, fiscal uncertainty, and asymmetric ability of central banks to tighten versus ease make the coming choices especially difficult.
January 14, 2022
Karen Karniol-Tambour, Ross Tan, Dina Tsarapkina, Joe Sondheimer, Will Barnes
Exploring the different ways institutions are gaining exposure to cryptocurrencies and how these exposures are likely to play out over time.
January 18, 2022
Bridgewater veteran Diana Zhang receives prestigious distinction for her work at Bridgewater and NeighborShare, a non-profit she co-founded.
January 12, 2022
In an interview with Bloomberg, Director of Investment Research Rebecca Patterson says markets haven’t fully priced in rising inflation, and explains the global investment opportunities this creates for investors.
January 12, 2022
Bob Prince, Aaron Goone
As the Fed transitions toward tightening, it will be increasingly important for investors to understand the drivers of a bear market in equities and the approaches to managing through it.
January 3, 2022
Today Bridgewater announced that CEO David McCormick has stepped down after 12 years at the firm, including nearly five successful years as CEO. In succession, the Operating Board of Directors named two co-CEOs: current Deputy CEO Nir Bar Dea and current Co-Chair of the Operating Board Mark Bertolini.
December 28, 2021
The company’s Operating Board of Directors was announced in an email to employees.
December 2, 2021
Karen Karniol-Tambour, Daniel Yergin, Atul Lele, Andrew Foote, Elena Gonzalez Malloy, Jim Haskel, Jake Davidson
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergin joins Co-CIO for Sustainability Karen Karniol-Tambour and our investment team for a conversation on the green energy transition, the key dynamics driving energy markets, and how the politics of energy are impacting international relations.
December 20, 2021
The new Rising Fellows Program will be a three-week virtual experience with a focus on connecting with students from backgrounds underrepresented in the industry.
December 9, 2021
Hear from some of our key leaders about the their life and work, as well as the culture and community that defines the Bridgewater experience.
December 10, 2021
Greg Jensen, Atul Narayan, Sam Green
As the Fed has shifted toward tapering and a slowing in the flood of liquidity has begun to get priced in, we are seeing cracks emerge in the bubbliest segments of the market.
December 9, 2021
Bridgewater’s Head of Corporate Engagement is honored for being a trailblazer throughout her career who has been clearing the path for women to follow.
October 28, 2021
A discussion with Lior Susan and Aidan Madigan-Curtis of Eclipse Ventures on what is driving supply shortages, what it will take to solve them, and how long it will take. The conversation further investigates how strong demand is straining supply and driving inflation across different sectors of the economy. Madigan-Curtis is a Bridgewater alum and partner at Eclipse Ventures, a VC firm founded by Susan.
October 19, 2021
Greg Jensen, Melissa Saphier, Steve Secundo
Monetary Policy 3 created a self-reinforcing demand explosion that is getting harder, not easier, for supply to keep up with.
October 15, 2021
On an episode of Bloomberg’s “Wall Street Week,” Co-CIO Bob Prince joins David Westin to discuss Monetary Policy 3 (coordinated monetary and fiscal policy), the resulting inflationary pressures this policy has created, and what these conditions mean for investors.
October 26, 2021
Long-time Bridgewater veterans Jessica and Sarah join a growing list of Bridgewater leaders to be recognized for this honor.
October 6, 2021
Moving from a founder-led boutique to an enduring institution has been a multi-decade long journey at Bridgewater. A recent LEADERS Magazine article re-traces the arc of our company over the past 46 years, from its founding to the successful transition of leadership to the next generation. Hear from a broad group of leaders at the forefront of our past and present, as they recount the Bridgewater story.
October 8, 2021
Erin Miles, Jason Cheal
Co-Lead of Equities Research Erin Miles describes the vulnerabilities we see in pockets of the equity market, especially the US, as central banks wind down their quantitative easing.
October 6, 2021
In this podcast, New York Times Columnist Thomas L. Friedman sits down with Kerry Reilly and Andrew Foote from our commodities team, and Bridgewater’s Co-CIO for Sustainability Karen Karniol-Tambour, for a wide-ranging discussion on the current energy supply shortage — what’s driving the rise in energy prices and what it means for the Iran deal, Russia’s leverage over Europe, and the future of climate politics.
October 8, 2021
In an article published by the Financial Times, Co-CIO Bob Prince unpacks the Fed’s limited ability to combat rising inflationary pressures without disrupting the economy and markets.
October 12, 2021
With the goal of encouraging more women to enter the investment industry, Bridgewater has partnered with the historically women's college to fund a grant to launch the "New Pathways Powered by Bridgewater" initiative.
September 26, 2021
Bridgewater is honored to be named one of the best large employers in Connecticut by the Hearst Media Group. In the face of unique pandemic challenges, our employees have found creative ways to adapt and have continued to innovate with the same relentless commitment to our clients, our company culture, and our community.
October 6, 2021
Co-CIO Greg Jensen joins Stephanie Flanders at the Bloomberg Invest Global Summit to unpack the current economic environment, challenges faced by policymakers, and the risks and opportunities these conditions present for investors.
September 15, 2021
Ray Dalio
Bridgewater Founder and Co-CIO Ray Dalio joins CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin at the SALT global thought leadership forum, discussing where we are on debt monetization, internal political conflicts, and the rise of China — and what these forces mean for investors.
September 29, 2021
A 13-year Bridgewater veteran, Phil is recognized among 25 honorees considered “the future of finance.”
September 22, 2021
Bridgewater’s Head of Talent Acquisition and Onboarding is recognized as a social “intraprenuer” poised to lead change within the company and industry.
August 26, 2021
Bob Prince
Co-CIO Bob Prince describes why bond markets have been a poor predictor of changes in Fed policy.
August 20, 2021
Kevin Rudd, Rebecca Patterson, Jim Haskel
In this conversation, Director of Investment Research Rebecca Patterson and former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd focus on understanding China, its goals, and how recent Chinese policy moves connect to those goals.
August 2021
Co-CIO Greg Jensen joins co-hosts Grant Williams and Bill Fleckenstein for a wide-ranging discussion on the current macro environment, what’s next for inflation and the dollar, and how to think about bond pricing in an era of central bank intervention.
August 3, 2021
Karen Karniol-Tambour
Co-CIO for Sustainability Karen Karniol-Tambour joins the "Invest Like the Best" podcast for a wide-ranging discussion covering equities, currencies, sustainable investing, and more. They also discuss Karen’s approach to building great teams and what it means to be a great mentor.
July 15, 2021
Greg Jensen, Jason Rotenberg, Nina Lozinski
We think the 2020s are unlikely to be anything like the 2010s, and yet, that is what is discounted when we look at the combination of low rates and inflation.
July 15, 2021
Karen Karniol-Tambour, Nikunj Jain
Have investors already piled into the companies most aligned with environmental and social goals, creating an ESG bubble? In a column published by the Financial Times, Co-CIO for Sustainability Karen Karniol-Tambour and Investment Associate Nikunj Jain explain why we suspect the shift into ESG stocks is only just beginning.
July 8, 2021
Jeff Gardner, Jim Haskel
Most investors are used to equities and bonds being negatively correlated and highly diversifying, but that relationship is unstable and may reverse, especially if easy fiscal and monetary policy flows through to higher-than-expected inflation. In this discussion, Bridgewater Daily Observations Editor Jim Haskel and Senior Portfolio Strategist Jeff Gardner explore the cause-and-effect dynamics at play.
June 21, 2021
In a Bloomberg interview at the Qatar Economic Forum, Bridgewater Founder and Co-CIO Ray Dalio and former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers share their thoughts on the risk of inflation, what’s next for the US dollar, and the Fed’s difficult dilemma.
May 21, 2021
Erin Miles, Nassim Fedel, Jason Cheal
This stage of a recovery is usually bullish for equities because stronger growth outweighs tightening liquidity. In this research, Co-Lead of Equities Research Erin Miles and Investment Associates Nassim Fedel and Jason Cheal explain why today may be different.
May 21, 2021
In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Director of Investment Research Rebecca Patterson breaks down recent Bitcoin volatility, its path to becoming “digital gold,” the risk of rising inflation, and the evolving correlation between stocks and bonds.
May 19, 2022
For the second year in a row, Investment Associate Rutendo Chigora has been named to the EMpower Ethnic Minority Future Leaders List, recognized for her longstanding commitment to expanding opportunity at Bridgewater and beyond.
May 12, 2021
In an interview with Bloomberg TV just moments after April’s historically strong CPI print, Co-CIO Greg Jensen discusses the growing inflationary pressures, likely policy responses, and implications on markets and economies going forward.
April 30, 2021
Co-CIO Greg Jensen recently joined Bloomberg's "What Goes Up" Podcast to discuss the recent Federal Reserve meeting in the context of the broader paradigm shift in central banking, including a discussion of how this shift has supported assets, whether certain financial markets are now in a bubble, and what the risks ahead are for economies and markets.
April 14, 2021
Karen Karniol-Tambour and Carsten Stendevad to lead effort as Co-Chief Investment Officers for Sustainability.
April 1, 2021
Bob Prince
In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Co-CIO Bob Prince discussed the current economic environment, his outlook on the policy response and inflation, and the benefits of diversification between East and West.
March 13, 2021
Co-CIO Bob Prince warns that the recent sell-off in US government bonds could accelerate if the Fed bumps into constraints, in a shift that threatens high-flying assets including blank check companies and cryptocurrencies. Bob explains that a new phase of the downturn in the $21tn Treasury market or risks to the dollar could loom as economic growth improves and inflationary pressures push the Federal Reserve into having to choose between keeping bond yields from rising or letting them go.
March 11, 2021
Ray Dalio, Robyn Shepherd
Since 2003, through Dalio Philanthropies, Bridgewater Founder Ray Dalio and his family have contributed over $1 billion to a wide range of meaningful causes — including health equity, social entrepreneurship, education, ocean exploration, and much more. In a conversation with Head of Corporate Engagement Robyn Shepherd, Ray discusses his approach to giving, why it’s a priority for him and his family, and the impact every individual can have.
March 16, 2021
Karen Karniol-Tambour
Large, liquid public markets present many opportunities for investors seeking to incorporate environmental and social goals in their portfolios and create impact at institutional scale. Co-CIO for Sustainability Karen Karniol-Tambour discusses how investors can consider implementing sustainability assessments across asset classes at Top1000Funds Sustainability Digital 2021.
March 8, 2021
Director of Investment Research Rebecca Patterson joined Bloomberg to describe three key factors that will determine how high bond yields could rise. 
February 2021
Afsaneh Beschloss shared reflections on her decades-long career in finance which has spanned leadership positions at many leading institutions, including RockCreek, where she is Founder and CEO.
February 2021
Co-CIO Greg Jensen spoke at the MIT Sloan Investment Conference to discuss Bridgewater’s systematic decision making approach, the role of artificial intelligence in investment management, and the impact it will have on financial markets and economies going forward.
February 2021
The former commanding officer of SEAL Team TWO returned to Bridgewater to share his new book, “Never Enough,” and discuss leadership lessons from his experience behind enemy lines, as an advisor in two White Houses, and most recently, corporate boardrooms.
March 8, 2021
Director of Investment Research Karen Karniol-Tambour joined CNBC’s "Closing Bell" to explain how the prospect of a strong post-virus recovery has created a dilemma for the Federal Reserve.
February 2021
As a capstone to the firm's Black History Month celebration, Dr. Thomas spoke to the Bridgewater community about his passion for advancing Black excellence, recounting both personal experience and decades of research as a leading expert on organizational behavior.
March 8, 2021
An 11-year veteran of the firm, Co-Lead of Equity Research Erin Miles has pioneered our systematic approach towards carrying out micro research at scale. She is recognized alongside other industry leaders making impact well beyond their professional accomplishments.
March 8, 2021
All year long, we ask our best people to represent us on the biggest stages. On International Women’s Day, it is fitting that Karen Karniol-Tambour, Rebecca Patterson, Erin Miles, and Helene Glotzer are talking to the world about their views on markets and leadership.
February 24, 2021
Rebecca Patterson
Director of Investment Research Rebecca Patterson joined Bloomberg TV to discuss the prospect of rising bond yields and inflation, whether stock prices reflect bubble-like territory, and what’s required before investors can consider Bitcoin a reliable storehold of wealth.
February 2, 2021
Ray Dalio
Are we in a stock market bubble? Bridgewater Founder and Co-CIO Ray Dalio unpacks the framework he developed to answer this question when faced with changing markets.
January 2021
Bob Prince, Ray Dalio, Greg Jensen
We invite you to explore excerpts from our 2021 Global Outlook, in which we lay out the key dynamics in markets and economies that we think will be particularly important in the coming years. We explore how the COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the transition into a new paradigm of zero interest rates, coordinated monetary and fiscal policy, and heightened internal and external conflict — and what this means for economies, markets, and investors.
January 27, 2021
Bob Prince
Co-CIO Bob Prince joins Bloomberg TV to discuss how the depreciation of cash and unattractive rates have created a risk of significant wealth destruction, forcing investors to look elsewhere for returns and causing a massive rebalancing of wealth between the East and West.
January 28, 2021
Ray Dalio, Rebecca Patterson
With bond yields near zero and pressure on policy makers to diminish the value of fiat currencies, investors are increasingly looking for alternative storeholds of wealth. Bitcoin, the original cryptocurrency, has received a lot of attention as a potential candidate especially with its recent ascent to new historic highs. Our research team explores this topic.
December 17, 2020
Take a look inside our weekly research meeting where Bridgewater’s co-CIOs and senior investors discuss some of the major questions we’re wrestling with. You will hear a brief discussion between Co-CIO Greg Jensen, senior investors Larry Cofsky and Jason Rotenberg, and Senior Portfolio Strategist Jim Haskel, on the different paths for Federal Reserve policy in 2021 given the economic recovery and the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. They also debate the future shape of the yield curve and implications for inflation-hedge assets such as gold.
December 18, 2020
Director of Investment Research Rebecca Patterson joined Bloomberg TV to explain hedging currency risk, balancing assets to generate returns in a zero-interest rate environment, and the Fed’s role in helping facilitate economic growth in coordination with fiscal support looking ahead.
January 2021
The past year brought about hardships and tragedy that few could have predicted. As 2020 unfolded, these challenges prompted individuals and teams at Bridgewater to step up in new ways to serve our clients, our community, and one another. Looking back on the year, the Bridgewater team produced a video that was viewed together on the final all-company call of 2020. With the permission of those involved, we invite audiences to watch a version of that video and hear our community reflect on a year that won’t be forgotten.
December 4, 2020
In a comprehensive interview with Barron’s, Director of Investment Research Karen Karniol-Tambour discusses the trends that will dominate the post-pandemic investment world, including diversification with interest rates at zero, the increasing power of fiscal policy, and what China’s latest five-year plan means for investors.
November 2020
Ray Dalio, Kevin Rudd, David McCormick, Jim Haskel
The US-China relationship will undoubtedly be the most important bilateral relationship impacting the world over the next decade. In this three-part series, Bridgewater Founder and Co-CIO Ray Dalio, former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd, and Bridgewater CEO David McCormick put the US-China relationship in context. They explain how it has developed, what the major points of competition are, and how the evolution of this relationship may impact investors.
December 1, 2020
A seven-year veteran of the firm, Jenn made Bridgewater history as the youngest person ever to be promoted to her role as a strategist and advisor to our clients.
December 14, 2020
Nearly 300 of our employees have been at Bridgewater for a decade or longer and every year we honor all those who are reaching their 10-year milestone. We recently welcomed 53 new members into this special group in a virtual celebration, toasting all of them for their contributions to the firm and to our community. Watch highlights from the event and reflections from employees about what ten years has meant to them.
November 24, 2020
Director of Investment Research Rebecca Patterson joined CNBC to explain why the zero-interest-rate environment is causing investors to use large tech stocks as a way to get the kind of protection they used to get from bonds.
December 1, 2020
In a year that brought unprecedented challenges, Bridgewater has been proud to partner with organizations on the front lines to support our communities. Learn more about our local involvement and employee donation matching program.
November 18, 2020
Participating in the “Making Business Better for Everyone” panel at the Financial Times “Women at the Top” Summit, Head of Corporate Engagement Robyn Shepherd discussed with other industry leaders the importance of bringing more men into the conversations on gender equity.
Directors of Investment Research Karen Karniol-Tambour and Rebecca Patterson and Co-Lead of Equity Research Erin Miles join CEO David McCormick to discuss our latest research initiatives and offer advice from their journeys to the top of Bridgewater’s investment team.
November 17, 2020
Co-CIO Greg Jensen joined Reuters’ “The Exchange” podcast with Anna Szymanski to discuss the paradigm shift the US faces as the era of monetary policy dominance ends and fiscal action becomes the major driver of growth. Greg describes the macroeconomic landscape, geopolitical tensions, and storeholds of wealth, encouraging investors to rethink their approach to asset classes.
November 11, 2020
Bridgewater’s Head of Corporate Engagement and 16-year veteran of the firm is recognized alongside other industry leaders for her impact, leadership, and mentorship of others.
November 2020
David McCormick, Ray Dalio
In a wide-ranging conversation, CEO David McCormick interviews Bridgewater’s Founder and Co-CIO, Ray Dalio, about his journey through the various phases of life and the transition of Bridgewater to the next generation of leaders. Among many words of wisdom, Ray offers this advice: “Be audacious and humble at the same time.”
October 2020
As a former CEO, and now board member for Verizon, Nordstrom’s, and more, Shellye Archambeau’s advice and expertise is in high demand. In the latest installment of our Distinguished Speaker Series, the author of “Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms” joined Bridgewater staff for a powerful conversation on courage, candor, and resilience.
The lack of volatility following the 2020 US election can be attributed to dominant forces shaping today’s markets and economics. Co-CIO Bob Prince joined “Squawk on the Street” to discuss these conditions, why the benefits of the liquidity don't affect all assets equally, and why a shift in politics is unlikely to ease these pressures.
November 3, 2020
Bob Prince, Melissa Saphier
While the election is very important across many dimensions, it’s worth keeping in mind that the dominant forces shaping economic and market conditions remain the same — the virus is a huge and ongoing drag on spending, monetary policy is at the end of the line, policymakers are making cash as unattractive as they can, and the shift of economic power from West to East has accelerated. Co-CIO Bob Prince and senior investor Melissa Saphier explore where we stand with regard to these key conditions.
October 13, 2020
Rebecca Patterson
In a recent panel hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations, Director of Investment Research Rebecca Patterson was asked whether investors seem overly bullish about the prospects for a vaccine and pandemic recovery.
October 28, 2020
As our Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Tracey Yurko leads the legal and corporate governance functions for Bridgewater, managing legal risk across the firm and its funds. She was recently recognized by Corporate Counsel as a recipient of their 2020 “Women, Influence & Power in Law” award, honoring top lawyers who have made a remarkable difference in the legal profession.
September 21, 2020
In the midst of a remote work environment, Bridgewater sought ways to allow team members to safely meet in person — to facilitate collaboration and benefit from the richness of face-to-face interactions. Our team responded by building a tented outdoor office space at our Westport, CT headquarters.
In an appearance on Bloomberg TV, Co-CIO Bob Prince asserted that the dynamics of the current prevailing economic forces will persist, and reiterated the importance of geographic diversification as the East and West continue to see divergent outcomes with respect to the impacts and response to COVID-19.
September 2020
Bridgewater’s Distinguished Speaker Series welcomed Stephen A. Schwarzman, Blackstone’s chairman, CEO, and co-founder. Schwarzman recounted his experience growing Blackstone from a mere idea to one of the world’s leading investment firms, the values he champions in his employees, and how he picks his philanthropic projects.
September 9, 2020
Drawing on leadership experience from the Israeli Defense Forces, the United Nations, and as an entrepreneur, Bridgewater’s Co-Head of Investment Engine was recognized alongside other influential changemakers in the industry.
September 10, 2020
Greg Jensen, Melissa Saphier, Josh Lewin, Nikolai Doytchinov
Is the gold rally behind us? Why hold an asset that doesn’t offer any yield? Is it really wise to add exposure to such a small market? Greg Jensen and our research team address these questions, share some perspective on gold, and explore its unique role in protecting portfolios in the new paradigm — a world of ongoing pressure for policymakers across the globe to print and spend, zero interest rates that make bonds more or less dead weight, tectonic shifts in where global power lies, and conflict.
September 29, 2020
Fulfilling dual roles as a researcher and idea-generator within our investment engine, as well as partner to Bridgewater’s sophisticated institutional client base, Senior Portfolio Strategist Phil Dobrin has established an impressive track record. He is recognized by Business Insider alongside a short list of others expected to be the next crop of leaders in finance.
In a recent interview with Barron’s Randall Forsyth, Co-CIO Bob Prince discusses how persistent zero bond yields are impacting a traditional 60/40 portfolio, where investors should now look for store holds of wealth, and why geographic diversification in portfolio construction is more important than ever.
August 2020
The latest installment of Bridgewater’s Distinguished Speaker Series welcomed Hollywood producer Brian Grazer. Named one of Time’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” Grazer co-founded Imagine Entertainment with cinema legend Ron Howard in 1986 and is responsible for iconic titles like Splash, Apollo 13, and A Beautiful Mind.
August 6, 2020
Greg Jensen, Jason Rotenberg, Jim Haskel
In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, we have built out our framework for understanding economic policy going forward: what we call Monetary Policy 3. In short, with interest rates around the world at zero and traditional methods of monetary stimulus now ineffective, policy makers have been forced to turn to coordinated monetary and fiscal policy in order to engineer any hope for a sustained recovery. Senior Portfolio Strategist Jim Haskel sits down with Co-CIO Greg Jensen and senior investor Jason Rotenberg to discuss how we’re tracking MP3 implementation around the world, the divergences we’re seeing between countries, and the challenges policy makers are facing.
July 2020
As part of Bridgewater’s Distinguished Speaker Series in which changemakers share their expertise, Shamil Idriss, CEO of the global peacebuilding organization Search for Common Ground, joined Bridgewater staff for a conversation that covered the dynamics of conflict, the state of conflict in the world today, and peacebuilding approaches that anyone can apply to their own lives — including at home and in the workplace. The efforts of Search for Common Ground around the world earned it a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018.
Our Co-Head of the Americas Region, Alan Bowser, has been named to the 2020 EMpower Ethnic Minority Executive Role Model List, supported by Yahoo Finance.
June 12, 2020
Amidst a national groundswell in conversation about racial injustice, the Bridgewater Black Network and its allies hosted a two-part presentation to educate the Bridgewater community about the experiences that have shaped the lives of our Black colleagues and to briefly illustrate America’s history of systemic racism across several dimensions. With permission from all involved, we are sharing a recording of the event in case individuals or organizations find it useful.
In a fireside chat hosted by Declare, CEO David McCormick interviews Director of Investment Research Karen Karniol-Tambour about her rise through the ranks of Bridgewater, the value of mentorship and feedback, and her outlook on the global economy.
In an exclusive interview on "60 Minutes" with Bill Whitaker, our founder, co-chairman and co-CIO Ray Dalio discusses the American dream, philanthropy, and life inside Bridgewater.
Long before Angela Ruggiero (’14-’15) joined Bridgewater Associates, it became clear that she thrives on the cutting edge. At nine years old, she was cut from an all-star hockey team for being a girl, even though she was among the best players on the ice. Her father gave her a choice. “You can quit and prove them right, or you can get on the horse and prove them wrong,” she recalls him telling her: “I chose the latter, and it was the best moment of my life.”
The Human Rights Campaign is the country's premiere organization supporting LGBTQ+ civil rights. Their annual Corporate Equality Index is considered the gold standard for companies and organizations that strive to be inclusive of members of the LGBTQ+ community. Earning a top score of "100," Bridgewater is proud to be recognized as a top workplace for LGBTQ+ talent.
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