Many people are talking about risk in a way that has nothing to do with what is at stake. The myRA bond introduced by President Obama at his state of the union address is the latest example. This 3 minute video is my explanation of what is at stake. The 2nd video is a 4 minute video on Portfolio Navigation. The 3rd video is an interview with the former CEO of The City and County of San Francisco Retirement System and an interview with professor Sam Savage of Stanford University. The full 30 minute video that covers the research findings of the past 30 years is available at the KMVT link below the interview video.
Frank Sortino is finance professor emeritus from San Francisco State University and Director of the Pension Research Institute which he founded in 1981. For 10 years he wrote a quarterly analysis of mutual funds for Pensions and Investments Magazine and he has written two books on the subject of Post Modern Portfolio Theory. He has been a featured speaker at many conferences in the U.S., Europe, South Africa, and the Pacific Basin. Dr. Sortino received his Ph.D in Finance from the University of Oregon and has carried out research projects with many institutions like Shell Oil, Netherlands and The City and County of San Francisco Retirement System.