Feb 21, 2023
The Macro View with Rob Koyfman
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In this week’s episode, the guys welcome on Rob Koyfman, CEO and co-founder of Koyfin. His company offers live market data and powerful analytical tools in a modern, intuitive format.

Rob, an expert at taking the macro perspective, discusses emerging markets, inflation, efficiency in the tech sector, and making industry-leading data available for everyone, no matter the size of the portfolio.

Key Takeaways

  • [00:18] - A look at Rob Koyfman’s experience leading to founding Koyfin
  • [03:31] - Rob’s optimistic view about the macroeconomy right now
  • [09:18] - The macro look at emerging markets 
  • [13:38] - The reality of shifting from oil and gas to renewable energy
  • [20:23] - Interest rates’ effect on tech investing
  • [23:09] - The tech culture of growth vs. efficiency
  • [29:01] - How Koyfin is bringing professional-grade analytics tools to the masses
  • [32:38] - Why there’s a lack of innovation from large companies like Bloomberg
  • [35:42] - Where does Rob see Koyfin in 3-5 years


[28:06] - “Maybe this whole [tech] layoff spurs the next wave of growth and technology by having all of these people that are intelligent coming together and saying, we've got to create a new product instead of being employed by one of these mega-firms.” - Doug Stokes  

[35:50] - “I'd say the real power of our tool is the customization and the fact that you have hedge fund managers and students using the tool in different ways. So we want to offer that customization to all of our users and basically offer all that data in one place so that they can customize the workflow to what they're trying to achieve.” - Rob Koyfman


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