Join award-winning Adjunct Professor Eric Sussman of UCLA's Anderson School of Management as he brings clarity to how real estate, economics, financial markets, and public policy all intersect.
Season 01 Episode 08 30:19
This episode introduces us to Bill Hwang and Archegos Capital, the family office which managed to lose $20 Billion in just one week, and some lessons that investors never seem to learn.
Season 01 Episode 07 31:56
In this episode, we will discuss Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs - what they are and what opportunities or pitfalls they might offer investors.
Season 01 Episode 06 29:59
This episode takes a detailed look at the recently passed $1.9 trillion relief bill and its potential impact.
Season 01 Episode 05 32:20
This episode provides a brief overview of financial fraud and public policy recommendations to help minimize it.
Season 01 Episode 04 29:10
This episode explores the volatility of Bitcoin - are people getting greedy? Does it make any sense for investors to own it?
Season 01 Episode 03 34:12
This episode discusses issues in housing affordability, homelessness, and related public policy implications.
Season 01 Episode 02 28:05
In this episode, we use Tesla as a case study to examine the efficacy of state and federal subsidies and tax credits, on which the company has extensively relied.
Season 01 Episode 01 34:43
Join Eric Sussman in the inaugural episode of Focus on Facts as he introduces his new podcast and discusses how Gamestop created an unprecedented uproar in the stock market.