Let's Talk Small Caps with Jon Christensen

Let's Talk Small Caps with Jon Christensen Podcast

July 14, 2023

Small Cap Co-Portfolio Manager, Jon Christensen, CFA, joined Ryan Nauman’s ‘Adjusted for Risk Podcast’ to discuss the Zephyr Top Gun’s ranked KAR Small Cap Core strategy and what type of macro-environment small-cap investors should hope for in the future. Listen through the end for a bonus discussion about Jon’s impressive baseball card collection.

Podcast Highlights:

– 1:20 Introduction
– 4:25 Describing KAR’s Investment Philosophy
– 7:00 Staying True to KAR’s Focus on Quality in Any Market Environment
– 11:45 Consistency is Key for Success
– 17:40 Are Markets Inefficient?
– 23:45 The Small Cap Space Today
– 32:35 20,000 Baseball Card Collection


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