The Invention That Changed Finance Forever — Robin Wigglesworth
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Investors saved billions of dollars … When index funds were developed, many on Wall Street were skeptical. But a group of visionaries persevered through public scorn and granted financial freedom to countless investors across America. This week, author Robin Wigglesworth joins host Charles Mizrahi to discuss this pivotal financial revolution.

Topics Discussed:

  • An Introduction to Robin Wigglesworth (00:00:00)
  • Beating the Index (00:02:09)
  • The Financial Champion (00:13:56)
  • A Fateful Financial Decision (00:18:40)
  • Underdogs and Visionaries (00:23:03)
  • Bogle’s Fall From Grace (00:31:53)
  • Bogle’s Big Break (00:35:54)
  • Saint Jack (00:42:15)
  • Money in Your Pocket (00:48:20)
  • A Book for Future Pioneers (00:59:24)

Guest Bio:

Robin Wigglesworth is an author and global finance correspondent for the Financial Times. Based in Oslo, Norway, Wigglesworth's regularly reports on topics such as changing markets, new and unshakeable trends, technological disruption, and quantitative investing. His newest book (below) tells the incredible true story of the pioneers who started the index fund revolution.

Resources Mentioned:

·      Trillions: How a Band of Wall Street Renegades Invented the Index Fund and Changed Finance Forever


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