451 TIP. The Story of Bill Gross aka The Bond King w/ Mary Childs

Mary Childs is the author of the new book The Bond King, how one man made a market, built and empire and lost it all. It’s the story of legendary bond investor, Bill Gross. Mary is also a co-host and correspondent for NPR’s Planet Money podcast.

0:00:00 – Intro
0:01:18 – What attracted Mary Childs to bonds
0:04:19 – Meeting Bill Gross
0:06:18 – How Ed Thorpe influenced Bill Gross in the early days
0:06:18 – How Bill pioneered a market for trading bonds
0:08:53 – How Bill founded Pimco and the famous Total Market return fund
0:08:53 – How they successfully navigated the GFC and established an abnormal relationship with the government along the way
0:26:33 – Driving force behind Bill Gross’ desire both for success and fame
0:35:06 – Debate between Cullen Roche and Bill Gross
0:37:15 – The trade that began the decline of Bill’s time at Pimco
0:44:15 – Bill’s own autobiography recently released

Mary is a phenomenal journalist and has written a fantastic book. If you’re curious about the bond market in general, this is a great place to start.

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