As China rises to challenge the US and we face a shifting world order, we are simultaneously encountering a unique convergence of events including huge debts, near-zero interest rates, massive money printing, plus major political conflicts and enormous wealth disparities in numerous countries. What does it all mean and what should we be doing about it? Legendary billionaire investor Ray Dalio tackles these and other questions in his latest book, Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed and Fail, as he takes a look at world history to understand how the rise and fall of past empires might give us insight into what the future might look like. In this engaging and informative session, Dalio shared his perspective on how to navigate the current uncertainty and where to look for opportunity as the world order continues to shift. As we examine today’s turbulent times in-depth, Dalio offered practical advice about how to navigate and succeed despite the global uncertainty and upheaval.
Moderating the conversation is Cresset Founder and Co-Chairman Eric Becker.
About Ray Dalio
Ray Dalio is the founder, Co-Chief Investment Officer and Co-Chairman of Bridgewater Associates, a global asset manager and leader in institutional portfolio management as well as the largest hedge fund in the world. Under Dalio’s guidance, Bridgewater Associates has developed a distinctive culture, an idea-meritocracy that produces meaningful work and meaningful relationships through radical truth and radical transparency that is the foundation of the firm’s success. Since starting Bridgewater Associates out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York in 1975, Dalio has grown the firm into the largest hedge fund in the world and one of the most important private companies in the U.S. according to Fortune. It has made more money for its clients than any other hedge fund since its inception, according to LCH Investments. For his innovative work as well as being a valued advisor to many global policy makers, Dalio has also been called the “Steve Jobs of Investing” by ai-CIO Magazine and Wired Magazine, and has been named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. Over the past three decades, Dalio wrote down his decision-making criteria and has recently passed along his principles and tools through his book, Principles: Life & Work, a New York Times #1 Bestseller and Amazon #1 Business Book of 2017.