Bridgewater has been shaping the industry for the past 40 years. We have received more than 50 industry awards in the past 10 years, including recognitions for industry innovation, performance, quality of research, client service, and client satisfaction. We have also been acknowledged as a "best place to work" and for making more money for our clients than any other hedge fund in the history of the industry. Below is a collection of media about our work and culture.
How to build a company where the best ideas winTED Talk by Ray Dalio | September 2017
Ray Dalio makes the business case for using radical transparency and algorithmic decision-making to create an idea meritocracy where people can speak up and say what they really think — even calling out the boss is fair game. Learn more about how these strategies helped Dalio create one of the world's most successful hedge funds and how you might harness the power of data-driven group decision-making.Watch
Karen Karniol-Tambour's Rise to Head of Investment Research
Forbes | October 2018
In a profile with Forbes, learn about Karen Karniol-Tambour’s impressive rise to becoming one of the highest profile women in finance: from starting college with little interest in finance to becoming our head of investment research just 12 years into her career.
Co-CEO Eileen Murray Talks about Her Professional Journey and How She Achieved the American Dream
Irish American | October 2018
Eileen, the daughter of Irish-American immigrants, talks to Irish America about her culturally diverse upbringing in New York City, how it influenced who she is today, and how it led her to grow into one of the leading women in finance. (Image courtesy of Kieran McConville)
Karen Karniol-Tambour Explains Bridgewater’s Views on the Global Economy and Markets
Bloomberg TV | March 2018
Karen Karniol-Tambour, Head of Investment Research at Bridgewater, participated in Bloomberg TV’s International Women’s Day special to discuss the firm’s current views on the global economy and markets.
Ray Dalio on a Lifetime of Principles
Bloomberg TV | September 2017
Ray Dalio says it took more than great returns to turn Bridgewater Associates into the world’s largest hedge fund. It took principles – prescriptive rules for life and business that Dalio established over four decades. The principles are what make Bridgewater unique, and unusual. Now Dalio has published them in a book, along with his life story. Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker sat down with Ray Dalio at Bridgewater’s campus in Westport Connecticut to review those principles.
Ray Dalio on how to stress test your ideas and make better decisions
NPR Marketplace | September 2017
Full interview with Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio, and host of Marketplace David Brancaccio.
Ray Dalio at The New York Times New Work Summit on Bridgewater's Distinct Culture
New York Times Work Summit | March 2017
Ray Dalio and New York Times editor Charles Duhigg have a powerful conversation about how Ray has built a strong value-based culture at Bridgewater that encourages creativity, excellence and innovation at The New York Times second annual Work Summit.
Could You Work at a Place Where Everyone Gets to See Everything and People Always Tell You What They Really Think?
LinkedIn | April 2016
At most companies, everybody works two jobs: their actual job and the extra job of managing other people’s impressions of them to make themselves look good. In such an environment, people tend to hide their mistakes and those of others out of fear that pointing them out will lead to their own mistakes being exposed.
The Power of Not Knowing
INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR | MARCH 2015
To make money in the markets, you have to think independently and be humble. You have to be an independent thinker because you can’t make money agreeing with the consensus view, which is already embedded in the price.
50 LEADING WOMEN IN HEDGE FUNDS 2013: AN INTERVIEW WITH EILEEN MURRAY
The Hedge Fund Journal | 2013
Eileen Murray is co-president and co-COO of Bridgewater. These titles make her accountable for a wide swathe of responsibilities, including the Back Office Transformation Project, counterparty relationships, and the office of CEO.
Is Ray Dalio the Steve Jobs of Investing?
AICIO | Winter 2011
Business as usual ends at the gates of Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates. Inside the $125 billion hedge fund’s Westport, Connecticut-based headquarters, radically different behavior at an individual and corporate level rarely ceases to astonish.