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11 November 2015

Essential Listening: Quant Strategies

Posted In: Weekend Reads

One of the interesting things about podcasting is that there are a wide variety of forms. Some podcasts are short and of the moment. Some are simply two people talking about a topic. Others are highly produced and edited and seek to maximize the storytelling punch. In this episode of StartUp from Gimlet Media, Alex Blumberg and company document how they came up with the new idea for a podcast and the amount of time and effort they put into optimizing each episode.

For those interested in taking an even deeper dive into the world of podcasting, Paul Kedrosky (@pkedrosky) recently recommended the The Podcast Dude. Episodes cover topics like audio quality, post production, getting your podcast into iTunes, and what to do when you run out of topics. If nothing else, it shows that there is likely a podcast for any topic in which you may be interested.

If you have already checked out last week’s edition of Essential Listening, let’s move on to some new podcasts I think are worth listening to this week — or any other:

As you can see, the podcast world is large and varied. Feel free to leave a comment with podcasts other Enterprising Investor readers might enjoy. I could highlight your suggestion in the next edition of this podcast roundup.

You can read more from Tadas Viskanta on his blog Abnormal Returns or follow him on Twitter @abnormalreturns.

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All posts are the opinion of the author. As such, they should not be construed as investment advice, nor do the opinions expressed necessarily reflect the views of CFA Institute or the author’s employer.

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About the Author(s)
Tadas Viskanta

Tadas Viskanta is the founder and editor of Abnormal Returns. He is also the author of Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere, which culls lessons learned from his time blogging.

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