Bob Prince

Co-Chief Investment Officer
Bob Prince, Bridgewater

Bob Prince is Co-Chief Investment Officer for Bridgewater Associates, responsible for managing the company's investment process with Ray Dalio and Greg Jensen. During his tenure at Bridgewater, he has been a partner in developing all aspects of Bridgewater’s investment process and client strategies. Bob got to know Ray and Bridgewater in the early 1980s when he headed the Treasury Department of First National Bank of Tulsa, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Before joining Bridgewater, for three years Bob utilized Bridgewater as his off-campus research staff in managing the bank’s funding, asset/liability management, and investment portfolio. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and accounting and an MBA from the University of Tulsa.

More from Bob Prince
Recorded April 23, 2020: In conversation with Senior Portfolio Strategist Jim Haskel, Co-CIO Bob Prince examines the forces COVID-19 unleashed on the economy, the measures that will be required to restart the flywheel between income and spending, and the range of ways the shock is impacting different countries, sectors, and companies.
The story of how Bridgewater Associates created the All Weather investment strategy, the foundation of the ‘Risk Parity' movement.
Investing in China today provides opportunities for US investors beyond just the potential for a higher return stream. It also equips them with the knowledge and experience to engage with a massive foreign economy in the future. In an appearance at UTIMCO, Co-CIO Bob Prince discussed why it’s critical to be informed on China and ready for the next decade.
With 30 years of experience assessing markets with Bridgewater, Bob Prince believes the way to add value is by being an independent thinker. In a Q&A with Business Insider, he explains how candor, transparency, and an idea meritocracy have built a culture where independent thinkers generate excellence.
October 28, 2019
Bob Prince
The laws of physics give us the concepts of potential energy and kinetic energy. For example, when a ball is held high above the ground, it has a lot of potential energy; when the ball is released and in motion, this turns into kinetic energy; and when the ball is on the ground at rest, it has neither. Economies have analogous dynamics. Explore how developed economies now have limited potential energy left to draw on and how to approach investing in such a world.
In an interview with Business Insider, Bridgewater Co-CIO Bob Prince discusses today’s key juncture in the economy and markets, and the conditions that are likely to result in a long period of difficulty, “20 years of ugliness.”
Bob Prince
Over twenty years ago Bridgewater Associates pioneered portfolio balancing concepts that came to fruition with the creation of the All Weather asset allocation strategy in 1996. Recently, several managers have begun to offer strategies based on some of these concepts, under the banner of "Risk Parity."
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