Five Forces Shaping the Global Economy - With Ray Dalio, Founder of Bridgewater Associates

Episode 118,   Nov 02, 2023, 06:00 AM

According to Bloomberg, Ray Dalio and his firm Bridgewater have “made more money for investors than any other hedge fund in history”. In this interview, Ray outlines his investment thinking and analyses some key trends shaping the global economy.

Ray is an investor, commentator, philanthropist, and analyst of history’s relevance is assessing today’s economic and social challenges. He’s been dubbed the “Steve Jobs of investing" and Fortune has referred to the company he founded as the "5th Most Important Company in the US".

In this feature, he discusses the development of Bridgewater and the principles that underpin his thinking (as also covered in his bestselling book, ‘Principles: Life and Work’).

He then offers his perspective on the 'Big Cycle' that has driven the successes and failures of all the world’s major countries throughout history, before outlining the five key forces he believes are at work today: debt, conflict, populism, climate change and the power of technology.

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